You are under no obligation to talk to an insurance adjuster or attorney representing the defendant. Too often, out of a desire to seem helpful and cooperative, a victim will talk to the representatives of the defendant and have their words twisted around into a statement that will be used against them. In fact, a warning sign is if an adjuster offers some small compensation — that means the company is aware they’re liable and wants to get out of the case by paying as little as possible. Do not agree to anything or sign any paperwork without consulting an attorney. Whenever possible, simply direct the adjuster or attorney to your personal injury lawyer. We’ll handle the rest.