Auto Accident FAQ
What should I do after I have been involved an auto accident?
If you have been involved in an auto accident, there are several things you should do. First, you should exchange information (names, phone number, address, insurance provider) with all parties that were involved in the accident. You should also do the same with any people who witnessed the car accident. Next, you should seek treatment from a doctor. Even if you do not have any noticeable injuries, it is important to have a record of your doctor visit in case you are injured and wish to seek damages. Other things you will want to do after being involved in an auto accident are filing a police report, taking pictures of the accident scene and vehicles involved, and also documenting all damages.
What should I do if I sustained an injury during a car accident?
If you sustained an injury during an auto accident, the first thing you should do is to seek treatment from a medical doctor. The second thing you should do is to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. In some cases, you may be entitled to monetary compensation if you were injured as a result of another driver’s negligence.
What is driver negligence?
Negligence is considered the failure to act in a cautious manner in a given situation. Most car accidents are caused by driver negligence. Negligent driving behaviors include talking on cell phones, disobeying traffic laws, speeding, talking to a passenger instead of paying attention to the road, or driving while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
What can I receive monetary compensation for?
In some cases, you may be able to receive monetary damages for your medical current and future medical expenses, lost wages, lost way quality of life, property damage, and pain and suffering.
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