What to Do After an Accident

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Accidents involving cars, boats, trucks, motorcycles, or other motor vehicles can happen at any time and without warning. Because of this, it is important to be fully informed of the steps to take immediately following an accident so that you can be prepared, should the unexpected occur.

With a proper knowledge of what to do in these situations, you can improve your chances of minimizing stress and long-term suffering, while also strengthening your personal injury case. It should go without saying that your health, and the health of others, should be the top priority following an accident. If you are physically capable, immediately seek medical attention for yourself and anybody else involved who needs it.

Some of the other steps that you should take after an accident are:

  • Call law enforcement so that they can come to the scene and file a report.
  • Keep detailed notes of the incident, including time of day, exact location & the weather
  • If possible, take photos of the accident scene, vehicle damage, debris, and license plate numbers.
  • Avoid giving any statements to insurance agents or adjusters, even your own provider.
  • Contact an experienced Dunedin personal injury attorney for legal assistance.

If you were injured in an accident, call (727) 270-8260 for your complimentary case evaluation.

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Whatever the cause of the accident, having a knowledgeable legal team at your side can make all the difference with respect to personal injury claims. At the Paulsen Law Group, our Dunedin personal injury attorneys understand that there are many factors working against you, even if the accident was clearly the fault of another party.

Other drivers may deny their responsibility or even may claim that you were at fault, and insurance companies will often work to prevent you from receiving any money for damages that occurred. From the moment we take your case, trust us to be by your side every step of the way, providing an extensive investigation of the case and doing everything in our power to get you the compensation you deserve.

Call the Paulsen Law Group today at (727) 270-8260 today.

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