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When you get into an accident, it’s easy to have your mind raced at a million miles an hour, especially if you’ve been hurt. Once everything has settled, and you have time to think about what’s; next, there are few things to consider. Of course, safety is first, and you’ve been injured, it’s time to think about protecting yourself and your interests. In any case that an accident has occurred where an injury has transpired, it’s essential to receive medical help immediately if need be.

Immediate Action

Call the Police Immediately

In an emergency, call 911, but if you’ve sustained injuries that can wait for transport to the hospital, call your local police station. When dispatch picks up the phone, be sure to tell them everything you can remember from what happened. It’s going to take them a little while to reach the scene, so the sooner you give them a call, the better. If you’re unable to reach anyone else to tell them about the accident, the officer can help you with anything you need.

Take Pictures

If possible, capture some photos of the scene that can help support how and why the accident happened, when overlooking the area, covering everything from the initial damages, license plates of other vehicles, and any road marks that could be evidence of your injuries. To ensure that you receive everything that you’re entitled to, you’ll need to provide as much evidence as possible.

Post-Accident

Ask Questions

When it comes time to file a claim with your insurance company, they’re going to want a full record of everyone that was involved, along with their information to correctly fill out a report and get everything resolved as quickly as possible. If possible, gather identification and insurance information from whoever else was involved in the accident.

Reach Out to a Personal Injury Attorney

When you’ve been injured but are hesitant to reach out to your insurance company, give EFS Law Center a call for expert advice, respect, and understanding for all your needs. Once the dust has settled from the accident, and you’re Not all adults understand their legal rights after they’ve suffered from harm, and that’s exactly what we’re here to do. If you have any more questions about our company and need a personal injury attorney, give us a call at 1-(833) 338-4878.