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How to Handle Yourself After a Car Accident

How to HANDLE YOURSELF After a Car Accident Move Your Cars If it is a minor accident, move your cars off the road If moving your car will cause more damage, leave it where it is You'll need to get a tow truck if you can't move your car Be Brief Be polite, but speak as little as possible to the other driver Don't say you're sorry or admit any fault for the collision If you do, it could be used against you in the future Gather Name Phone # License # Information Insurance Write down the license plate number of the other vehicle involved Ask for the other driver's name, phone number, license number, and insurance info Be sure to note the condition of the other vehicle Take Photographs Take pictures to document the extent of the damage to both cars Failure to do so could result in the other driver trying to take advantage of you Document where the accident happened, skid marks, and other parts of the scene Call the POLICE Authorities Call the police and report the accident, even if it is just a fender bender The police may not come to the accident if it's minor Be sure to get the police report number, as you'll need it for insurance claims Contact Your Lawyer Call your car accident attorney to report what happened Make a note of any injuries sustained by you or the other car's occupants Don't give any statements to the other driver's insurance company until you talk to your lawyer THE LAW OFFICES OF Provided by: w WILLIAM C. TREVILLIAN Sources: hat-to-do-in-an-accident

How to Handle Yourself After a Car Accident

shared by BrittSE on Jan 25
Drivers should always call the police and report a car accident, even if it is just a fender bender. Keep track of the police report number to use later for insurance claims. Click over to this Severn...


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