How long do you have to report an accident?

Answer For accidents that cause $500 or more damage in automobile repairs or medical bills, the accident should be reported as soon as possible. The amount of time that you have varies from state to state... Read More »

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How long do you have after a car accident to report and file a claim with the at fault's persons insurance company with no police report?

With any claim, you will want to report the incident ASAP. When I've had incidents, I've always done it same day. Anyhow, your specific policy will let you know how long you have. and it's usually ... Read More »

How long do you have to report an accident in Massachusetts?

In Massachusetts, you have five days to report a vehicle accident. However, if the crash occurs on a private road or lot or causes less than $1,000 in damage and no person is injured as a result of... Read More »

How long do I have to report a car accident to the police?

If an accident causes an injury or a death it must be reported to the police immediately. The reporting criteria and amount of time allowed to file a police or DMV report after a minor accident var... Read More »

How long can you wait before you report an accident to insurance companies?

The time you have to file a claim depends on your agreement with your insurance company. This often matches state law, which is commonly one year. It is wise to file the claim as soon as possible, ... Read More »