The Four Tricks Insurance Companies Use During Injury Cases


Attorney Tyson Mutrux describes in this video the four tricks insurance companies use during injury cases

Hi! Tyson Mutrux here with Mutrux Finney, P.C.. Today I’m talking about the four tricks that insurance companies use whenever they’re handling your personal injury case.

Number 4 is they try to delay the case as long as they can. They delay, they delay, they delay because they know that you’re gonna be getting collection notices from hospitals, doctors wanting their money. They know that you’re gonna get scared. It’s affecting you a lot more than it’s affecting the insurance adjuster, so they know that you’re gonna be more likely to settle the case.

Now it leads to Number 3. They start asking for more and more unnecessary information. They ask for a lot of things when it comes to your family, other treatment you got prior to this case. They keep asking for more and more until the case keeps dragging out more and more.

Number 2 is they’re gonna start picking apart your liability. They’re gonna say that you’re 5%, 10%, 15%, 20% at fault, and every percentage point that they say that you’re at fault is more money that comes out of your pocket.

And that leads to Number 1. Number 1 is very similar to Number 2. They start to pick apart your medical bills and your medical treatment. They start making claims that, “The treatment’s unnecessary,” or “It’s unrelated. It’s related to some sort of other injury that you got in the past.” And so it’s the same thing as with liability, they’re gonna start taking money out of your pocket by saying that the treatment’s not necessary. Remember, you’re on hook for those bills; they’re not.

So, if you have any other questions about that, give us a call at 888-550-4026 or check us at Thanks for watching and have a great day.



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Attorney Tyson Mutrux is licensed in Missouri, Illinois, and U.S. Federal Courts.  Tyson takes his role seriously in representing clients in cases involving misdemeanor and felony charges under Federal, Missouri and Illinois Laws. In 2014, he became a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers.  This is why Avvo has rated him “Superb” (10 out of 10) for criminal defense. Tyson’s experience in criminal defense gives his clients a distinct advantage over the representation provided by other private practice attorneys and public defenders. Tyson handles cases all over Missouri and Illinois, mostly in Central and Eastern Missouri.  He provides pro bono legal services for military veterans and has also been heavily involved with The Missouri Bar.

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