What To Do Following An Accident

What to Do Following an Accident

  • Call the paramedics so you can receive prompt medical attention
  • Call the police and request they come to the scene and prepare a traffic collision report
  • Ask to see the other driver's license and insurance papers personally
  • Write down the other driver's information including name, address, phone, date of birth, driver's license number
  • Write down the other driver's vehicle information including license plate, year, make and model
  • Write down the other driver's insurance information including policy number, company name and phone number
  • Write down all witness information including name, address, phone and email
  • Photograph the scene of the accident, including damage to all vehicles in the accident, skid marks on the road, debris and any other visible evidence
  • Call Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation as soon as possible so that we may assist you with your injury claim

What Not to Do Following an Accident

  • Do not give a statement to any insurance company until you have first talked to us. The insurance company may try to twist your words, trick you into admitting guilt or minimize your injuries
  • Do not sign any papers from any insurance company until you have consulted Scott J. Corwin, A Professional Law Corporation
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