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I was paid twice for an accident claim. Can I get paid twice?

I was paid twice for an accident claim. the checks came within 3 days of each other. Will I get in trouble for depositing the second check?

The accident was filed on the other person's insurance as they were at fault.



Would you get in trouble? Well, I am not sure. Can the insurance company after you to be paid back for what they paid you, yes.

The entire objective of insurance is to put you back in the position you were before the accident. Getting paid twice is putting you in a better position, which is not allowed. There are several clauses and laws that forbid double indemnification and you will likely have to pay the money back.

Contact your adjuster (your insurance company) and ask them how to proceed.

Good Luck,

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