What Should You Do If You’re In A Car Accident?

What Should You Do If You’re In A Car Accident?

There are important things to do during this time. Below is a list of things to do after an accident occurs, if at all possible. Stay at the Scene It’s imperative to stay at the scene. Check on All Drivers and Passengers Make sure all drivers and passengers are okay. Call for medical attention for […]

There are important things to do during this time. Below is a list of things to do after an accident occurs, if at all possible.

Stay at the Scene

It’s imperative to stay at the scene.

Check on All Drivers and Passengers

Make sure all drivers and passengers are okay. Call for medical attention for individuals who need it.

Call the Police

Call 911 if there is physical injury, major property damage or death.

Exchange Information

Get names, addresses, drivers license numbers and insurance information for all drivers involved. Remember to always be cooperative and polite. However, you shouldn’t apologize for anything at the scene.

Talk to Witnesses

Look for witnesses. Ask what they saw. Get names, numbers and addresses when possible. Ask every witness what he or she saw. .

Inform Your Insurance Company

Make sure to inform your insurance company. Cooperate with them and tell them exactly what happened.

Keep Track of Your Medical Treatment

Note doctors appointments. Remember to keep receipts or medical records.

Take Pictures

Remember to photograph any damage of your car. Make sure to photograph surrounding areas as well.

 

Use Caution in Discussing the Incident

Don’t discuss with anyone about the accident other than your lawyer at the Bourassa Law Group, your insurance company, and of course the police.

 

Give the Bourassa Law Group a Call

It’s best to consult an experienced attorney. We are here to help and get the compensation you deserve.Call (702) 851-2180 for a FREE consultation.