If you are involved in a car accident, you may be entitled to damages. But before you can pursue collecting what you are legally owed, there are a few things you need to know.

Car accidents are stressful.  We have observed the injuries and property damage that resulted from a crash and realize the difficulties victims of accidents face in recovering compensation. If you have been involved in a car accident, and are either the driver, passenger, pedestrian, or bicyclist, you have specific legal rights. Dealing with the insurance agency is never an easy task. If you do not know or understand what you are entitled to by law, you could be losing out on compensation to which you are entitled. 

Additionally, if you have a loved one that has been seriously injured or killed due to a car accident, you and your loved one have specific rights and need a competent attorney to represent you in your case.  At the Law Offices of Jerrod Paul, our personal injury team can assist you in taking the necessary steps to resolve your case in a timely, effective, and accurate manner.

The following are a few tips of what you should do while at the scene of the accident and immediately following the accident:

  • Call 911 to Report the Car Accident Immediately.
  • Seek Medical Attention Immediately (within 14 days of the accident). 
  • Take Photographs of the Accident Scene & Get Contact Information from Witnesses.
  • Do not admit fault.

Concerning car accidents, there are a lot of factors to consider and information victims needs to know. It is best you contact our offices immediately. The Law Offices of Jerrod Paul can help you navigate this difficult time.