The moments following a car accident are among the most stressful any of us will ever experience. In an instant, our lives are forever changed, and we’re left wondering what comes next. If you’ve been injured in an auto accident, please contact Columbus auto accident lawyer Robert W. Kerpsack Co., LPA, at 800.944.0755 today to schedule your free initial consultation.
It can be difficult to make decisions in the immediate aftermath of a car accident, so we recommend making a checklist to keep in your car. This can help you do everything you need to in order to ensure your safety and protect you in case you need to file an auto accident claim.
1.Ensure your own safety first.
2. Ensure the safety of your passengers if it’s safe for you to do so.
3. Call 911 if you need help from emergency services.
4.If you don’t need emergency services, dial the police, who will create a comprehensive accident report.6. Exchange insurance information with the other party in the accident.
7.Take photos of the scene if you’re able to do so. These can help support any eventual litigation.
8.Speak with witnesses and record their statements on your phone if possible.
9.Call 1-800-944-0755 to speak with one of our knowledgeable car accident attorneys.
Remember, take care of yourself and your passengers first. Then, if you’re able to, document everything to support your case.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, it’s time to learn how a qualified personal injury attorney can help. Please contact Robert W. Kerpsack Co., LPA, at 800.944.0755 to arrange your free consultation with our auto accident lawyer.