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8 IMPORTANT STEPS
TO TAKE AFTER A
CAR CRASH
Protect Your Rights and Your
Ability to Recover Compensation
after Being Injured in a Collision
P R E S E N T E D B Y
J I M M I R O N , A T T O R N E Y A T L A W
CHECK TO SEE
IF ANYONE IS
INJURED
The first thing you should always do
is check to see if anyone involved in
the crash has been seriously injured.
If so, call 911 to request emergency
medical assistance.
EXCHANGE INFORMATION WITH THE
OTHER DRIVER
2
Driver's license
number
1
Name, address
and phone
number
4
License plate
number and
vehicle
registration
information
3
Insurance
informaton
TAKE PHOTOS
Use the camera on your cell phone to take pictures of the collision.
Getting photos that document the positioning of the vehicles, skid marks
on the road, and the location and extent of damage to each vehicle can
provide important evidence supporting your version of what happened
and help prove the other driver caused the crash.
WITNESS CONTACT INFORMATION
Make sure to record the names and contact information of
any witnesses who may be able to support your version of
what happened during the crash.
CALL THE POLICE
Call the police and request
that an officer be sent to
the scene to fill out a
report. If the police report
indicates the other driver
was at fault or received a
traffic citation, it can
significantly improve your
chances of recovering
compensation during a car
crash claim.
Always visit your doctor
within a few days of being
involved in a car wreck, even
if you don't think you've been
injured. Often, it takes
weeks for symptoms to
develop. By getting
examined by a doctor right
away, you'll be able to
document that your injuries
were caused by the crash
and you'll ensure that all
injuries are treated in a
timely manner.
VISIT YOUR DOCTOR
CONTACT YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY
You're legally required to contact your insurance company after a car
wreck. Failure to do so may potentially jeopardize your ability to recover
the benefits to which you're entitled. Answer all questions honestly, but
don't admit fault or sign any waivers without consulting with an
experienced attorney first.
ANY+
SOLUTIONS
SPEAK TO A LAWYER
Jim Miron has extensive experience
handling car wreck cases. He can:
Ensure your rights are protected
Negotiate with the insurance
company on your behalf
Build a case to prove the other
driver was at fault
Help you maximize the value of
your compensation
SCHEDULE A FREE
CONSULTATION
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8 Important Steps to Take after a Car Crash

  • 1. 8 IMPORTANT STEPS TO TAKE AFTER A CAR CRASH Protect Your Rights and Your Ability to Recover Compensation after Being Injured in a Collision P R E S E N T E D B Y J I M M I R O N , A T T O R N E Y A T L A W
  • 2. CHECK TO SEE IF ANYONE IS INJURED The first thing you should always do is check to see if anyone involved in the crash has been seriously injured. If so, call 911 to request emergency medical assistance.
  • 3. EXCHANGE INFORMATION WITH THE OTHER DRIVER 2 Driver's license number 1 Name, address and phone number 4 License plate number and vehicle registration information 3 Insurance informaton
  • 4. TAKE PHOTOS Use the camera on your cell phone to take pictures of the collision. Getting photos that document the positioning of the vehicles, skid marks on the road, and the location and extent of damage to each vehicle can provide important evidence supporting your version of what happened and help prove the other driver caused the crash.
  • 5. WITNESS CONTACT INFORMATION Make sure to record the names and contact information of any witnesses who may be able to support your version of what happened during the crash.
  • 6. CALL THE POLICE Call the police and request that an officer be sent to the scene to fill out a report. If the police report indicates the other driver was at fault or received a traffic citation, it can significantly improve your chances of recovering compensation during a car crash claim.
  • 7. Always visit your doctor within a few days of being involved in a car wreck, even if you don't think you've been injured. Often, it takes weeks for symptoms to develop. By getting examined by a doctor right away, you'll be able to document that your injuries were caused by the crash and you'll ensure that all injuries are treated in a timely manner. VISIT YOUR DOCTOR
  • 8. CONTACT YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY You're legally required to contact your insurance company after a car wreck. Failure to do so may potentially jeopardize your ability to recover the benefits to which you're entitled. Answer all questions honestly, but don't admit fault or sign any waivers without consulting with an experienced attorney first. ANY+ SOLUTIONS
  • 9. SPEAK TO A LAWYER Jim Miron has extensive experience handling car wreck cases. He can: Ensure your rights are protected Negotiate with the insurance company on your behalf Build a case to prove the other driver was at fault Help you maximize the value of your compensation
  • 10. SCHEDULE A FREE CONSULTATION ( 2 0 3 ) 3 3 9 - 5 9 9 1 w w w . b r i d g e p o r t p e r s o n a l i n j u r y . c o m