Did i make a mistake by telling what happened in a car accident to the driver at fault insurance company
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The statements should not hurt you if you were hit from behind. You should have talked to an attorney before giving the statement. If you said something wrong, the statement will probably be used against you.
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As a general rule I do not like people to give recorded statements to insurance companies for the at fault driver. You even have to be careful about giving statements to your own company. The reason for this is that insurance adjusters are trained to obtain information that they can use against you.
However, as the good book says the truth shall set you free. Assuming that you stuck to the facts you should be okay. After all, you were struck from behind.
Do not sign any medical authorization or any other document on behalf of the insurance company without consulting a personal injury attorney first. Most if not all personal injury attorneys will be happy to talk with you on the phone for free and help you avoid making any mistakes. Knowledge is power. The more knowledge you have the better.
Don't worry about it but please call attorney before you go any further.
I don't think you made a mistake. The truth is the truth, and it appears that the other driver also told the truth. If you have an injury case it would be a good idea to hire a local personal injury lawyer at this point. Good Luck