After Car Accident Guide

Important! What to do if you've been involved in a car accident, serious personal injury, or had a loved one involved in a wrongful death.

  • Seek medical care and treatment as soon as possible after your accident
  • Do not post on social media about your accident or injuries
  • Take photographs of your property damage and injuries
  • Make a note of any eyewitness or persons with knowledge of the accident
  • Keep medical bills and receipts, medical records, and detailed notes of visits with medical professionals
  • Maintain all records of contact with insurance companies
  • Demand that the investigating law enforcement agency prepare an accident report if you are injured in a crash or as a result of negligent activity
  • Do not accept a settlement offer from an insurance company without first consulting a lawyer
  • Do not give a recorded statement to anyone without contacting a lawyer
  • Do not sign a contract to be represented by an attorney without meeting the attorney in person face- to- face
  • Contact a lawyer immediately as certain time limits apply to your case
  • Avoid non-lawyers, investigators, and case runners trying to sign up your case

Call me at

(409) 951-2333

with any questions about your accident