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Things To Do After A Car Accident

Submitted by jrlaw on Mar 9th, 2009

Know this: ALL car accidents are traumatic events, even small ones. Immediately after an auto accident you might be shaken up, angry, upset and more. You will probably be rattled quite a bit. It's important that you realize your actions at the scene of the car accident will have a direct impact on the outcome of your case. Remember to stay calm and collected, unless you need immediate medical help. After A Car Accident You Should: Stay calm See if anyone has been hurt in the accident. Call 911 immediately. Know which streets are closest to where the accident occurred Gather the following info: Name, address and phone numbers of the driver and his or her passengers driver's license number License and registration Year, make, model and license plate number of the other person's car. Insurance policy number If you have a camera, take pictures of the people and vehicles involved, as well as signs that well help people identify the location. After an auto accident you should never: Get angry or lose you temper. If the other person does, then walk away and call 911. Claim that you have an injury that you do not. Insurance fraud is a criminal offense. Do not argue with the police. The more you disagree, the greater your chance is to be found at fault. Statistics are high that at some time you will be in an auto accident. Adhere to the above advice and you will be in a greater position to deal with the event after it happens. If you find that you need an auto accident lawyer in Dallas, contact us today by calling 1-877-659-1620.