Every day, across the country, there are thousands of car accidents occurring. These accidents can leave people with damages, injuries and other issues to deal with. If you are involved in an accident and it was not your fault, it is important to understand your rights as the injured party. You have the right to pursue a claim against the driver who was responsible so you can receive compensation for your injuries, pain and suffering, damages, medical bills and even your lost wages. By hiring an attorney after Auto Accidents, you can focus on healing from your injuries and getting on with your life.
What Needs to Be Done After Auto Accidents?
The steps you take after an accident can make or break your case. The first step will involve calling the police. The police need to be called so a police report can be filed. The police will also determine fault in the accident. It is important you do not flee the scene of an accident and you keep your car in the same position until you are told to move it.
Once a police report has been filed, you will need to seek medical attention. This is not the time to put off seeking medical care, no matter how minor your injuries may seem. If you are in shock, your injuries might not register right away. If you have internal injuries, these could be serious. It is important you are checked by a doctor as soon as possible, to make sure you do not have serious injuries and to provide your case with the medical proof needed.
After you have received medical care, you need to seek the advice of an attorney. Most accident attorneys represent clients with no fees unless they win compensation in their case. This allows you to hire an attorney, without any money down. Your attorney’s fees will be paid out of your monetary award.
If you have been injured in an auto accident and are unsure of who to turn to for help, contact the law offices of Gerald L. Gab. He will be glad to represent you in your pursuit of compensation, to help you get the justice you deserve.