I just had a car accident. What should I do now?
There are four crucial steps to take after a car crash:
- Call the police: If there was significant property damage or serious injuries after the crash, it’s the law in Texas that you must report it.
- Seek medical help: Your health should be your first priority after an accident, so you should speak to a doctor as soon as possible. Also, seeking medical attention right away will ensure your injuries are properly documented.
- Save any evidence you collect: This includes any photos you took at the scene, the contact information for any witnesses, medical bills, the accident report, and anything else related to your crash.
- Contact an attorney: There will be many people who want to talk to you after an accident ─ especially insurance adjusters. An attorney will manage these communications, protect your rights, and fight for the full and fair compensation you deserve.