Williamsbridge Car Accident Lawyer
You may have taken a lot of things for granted before the car accident, such as the ability to move without pain, work for a living, and pay your bills. Now, because of the actions or inactions of another driver, you do not know when, if ever, you will regain mobility and go back to work. Your medical expenses are skyrocketing, and your ability to pay the rent or mortgage and put food on the table is compromised. Do not lose hope – help is available.
A Williamsbridge personal injury lawyer at Douglas and London will fight to hold those responsible for your injuries accountable. Because of the dedicated efforts of our lawyers, our clients have received billions of dollars in settlements and verdicts over the past two decades.
What to do after a car accident
When a person is badly injured, there is little he or she can do in the aftermath of a car crash. However, if it is possible for you to collect evidence regarding the accident, do so. Always call 911 after a car accident, even if the accident appears minor. Use your smartphone to photograph the accident scene, vehicle damage, your injuries, and the roadside conditions. If there are witnesses to the collision, get their contact information.
Accident scenes often bring out strong emotions. While you should collect the insurance and driver’s license information from the other driver, as well as contact information, do not allow yourself to get into an argument with anyone at the scene. It is possible that things said in the heat of the moment may later be used against you. Even though you have just been through a frightening experience, try to remain calm.
Do not wait to obtain the advice of a personal injury attorney. It is crucial to start an investigation into the accident as soon as possible since prompt cleanup of the crash scene means evidence may disappear quickly.
What not to do after a car accident
Do not delay seeking medical treatment, even if you think you were unhurt or your injuries were minor. Not all injuries are apparent right after a crash. If you fail to receive prompt medical attention, the insurance company might question the severity of your injuries, or even allege that they did not result from the accident.
Do not give a detailed statement to the insurance company, and certainly do not agree to any type of settlement. A car accident lawyer will help you with a statement, so you do not inadvertently harm your case, and will negotiate with the insurance company for a fair settlement. The majority of personal injury cases involving car accidents are settled, but if the insurance company fails to offer a reasonable amount, the case can go to trial.
Contact Williamsbridge car accident lawyers
Because of the negligent or reckless actions of another driver, you or a loved one are now recuperating from serious injuries. A car accident attorney at Douglas and London is ready to protect your rights and help you receive the maximum compensation for your injuries. Contact us online or call us 24/7 to arrange a free consultation. We will review the circumstances of your case and advise you accordingly. There is never a fee unless we win, as we work on a contingency basis.