Joshua R. Martin, Esq.
After a Car Accident Should You Seek Help? The Answer is Yes.
What to Do After
an Accident Car Accident
Get medical attention as soon as possible. Even if your injury looks minor, a doctor can professionally assess the full extent of the injury, preventing potentially bigger problems from arising in the future. In addition, medical statements can support your claim for compensation.
Obtain as much information as possible about the vehicles involved, as well as the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and insurance information of the drivers.
Request the names, addresses, and phone numbers of any witnesses.
File an accident report. Having a police report about your accident can support your injury claim later on.
Take photos of the scene and damage to yours and the other parties vehicle if possible.
Notify your insurance company about the accident.
Promptly contact an experienced car accident attorney to see what your legal rights are and to provide the representation you need.