What to Do After a Car Accident in Northern California
Contact Our Northern California Personal Injury Lawyers Immediately
Experiencing a car accident is a shocking experience and can leave you
shaken, no matter the extent of your injuries. It is important, however,
to take certain steps to protect your rights and increase your chances
of obtaining the fullest amount of compensation possible.
We understand that you may be stressed about many things after your accident.
By keeping the following helpful tips in mind, however, your anxiety can
be greatly diminished. Let us handle the legalities while you focus all
of your attention on recovery and medical treatment.
Learn more about what to do after an accident by reading our short guide below.
If you still have questions or concerns,
contact our California car accident lawyers.
Keep These Helpful Tips in Mind After an Automobile Collision
1.) Exchange Insurance and Contact Information with Involved Parties
car accident in which injury was caused, the law requires you to exchange details with
the other parties concerned as well as render any medical aid necessary
to the best of your ability. Of course, you need to make sure you obtain
the medical care that you need as a matter of urgency.
2.) Take Photographs and Only Speak with an Attorney Regarding Your Accident
If you are capable of doing so after the accident, take photographs of
the scene as well as the vehicles involved. It is also very important
that you do not enter into discussions with insurance adjusters. They
will endeavor to uncover reasons to pay you as little as possible and
can try to persuade you to accept a settlement which they know is much
lower than the amount to which you may be entitled.
3.) Seek Professional Medical Attention as a Priority
The extent of your injuries may not be apparent at first but it will be
essential to the success of your claim to receive a thorough examination
by a medical professional. If you experience any worsening at any time
after the fact, return for another appointment.
4.) Keep Record of Your Injuries and Damages
Keep all medical records, financial and otherwise, as proof of the extent
of your injuries can only assist with maximizing your claim. As mentioned
before, photographic evidence of your injuries, damages, or losses can
also be useful.
5.) Retain a Lawyer Immediately
It is vital you contact a California personal injury attorney right away
so that they can get started on defending your rights before any evidence
or potential witness testimony is lost. As experienced professionals who
have represented countless car accident victims throughout Northern California
and other surrounding counties, there is little that our legal team has
not seen. Without the appropriate guidance and advice, you could lose
out on your opportunity to collect the compensation that you deserve after
an accident caused by no fault of your own.
No recovery, no fee. Contact The Dunnion Law Firm!
Even if you are unsure as to exactly what or who caused the accident, contact
The Dunnion Law Firm for assistance. We can review your case to determine
the likelihood that you have a valid claim and conduct a thorough investigation
to determine who is legally liable for your injuries. This is at no risk
to you as we work on a
contingency fee basis, which means you do not have to worry about any legal fees if for some
reason we are unable to recover compensation for you.
Take the most important step after an accident.
Call our firm today to
schedule your free case evaluation.