What To Do After a Car Accident?

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Accidents happen.  You should be prepared to protect yourself when they do.  Some general rules to follow are:

  • If you are anyone else requires immediate medical attention, call 911 and request an ambulance.
  • Speak with the police and request the police report.
  • If possible, take photos or video of the scene of the accident.
  • If possible, obtain witness contact info so they can be contacted later if needed.
  • Do not make statements which can later be used against you by insurance companies.
  • Notify an attorney because there are several issues that arise immediately following an accident that may influence your claim.
  • Consult with a lawyer before you sign anything related to the accident.

If you have any concerns or questions, our firm is there to help.  We will answer your questions and help protect you.