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What to Do After a Car Accident

On Behalf of | Jan 29, 2017 | Firm News |

If you have been in an accident that is not your fault, there are a few things you should do immediately.   First, call the police.   That is the only way to establish a clear identification of all parties involved as well as the basics of the accident itself.   If you are hurt, go to the emergency room – accept the ambulance if offered.   It is very important to get immediate medical treatment, both from the standpoint of your health and also to preserve a claim for damages against the insurance company involved.   Get the other party’s name, address and insurance information.   Notify your own insurance company of the accident right away.   If possible, take photos of the vehicles and the accident scene in order to preserve the evidence.   Finally, you should contact an experienced and respected personal injury attorney to help you.   Injury cases are our specialty, and an initial consultation is free.   We work on a contingency, so you will not owe us fees unless we recover a settlement.