What NOT to do if You are Involved in an Accident (cont.)
Personal Injury Lawyer in Huntsville, AL | Crumbley-Blackwell & Associates, P.C.
- NOT listening to a doctor’s advice
If you do not follow the doctor’s advice, you could end up hurting, or even destroying your personal injury case and your health
- NOT exchanging information on the scene of the accident
You should obtain the other drivers’ license number, vehicle registration information, and insurance information
- NOT contacting your insurance company as soon as possible
You want to notify your insurance company as soon as possible to begin the process of submitting a claim
- NOT collecting valuable evidence
At the scene of a car accident – to protect yourself – you should take pictures of the intersection, cars involved, and pieces of either car that may be lying on the ground, in addition to writing down any witnesses’ names and phone numbers
- Leaving it up to the insurance company to take care of everything
Though insurance companies are often on your side – due to potential policy violations, it’s often best to consult an injury attorney
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