What to do when you are injured in a car accident?
Being injured in a car accident can be a traumatic and nerve-racking event. For most people, they have never been in an accident and do not know what to do. The confusion of an accident is only compounded when a physical injury has been sustained, creating a challenging situation.
Important Information to Gather
In order to effectively navigate this solution, it can be helpful to determine a plan of action BEFORE you get in a car accident. When you are in an accident, it is important to gather as much information as possible. Secure information that clearly identifies the other vehicle (license plate, make and model, vin number, color, etc).
TAKE PICTURES OF EVERYTHING
- The cars involved (damage from the accident, license plate)
- The location of the accident
- The other person involved in the accident
- The other driver's license
- The other driver's insurance card
- The other driver's vehicle registration
If the police come to the accident scene get a copy of the report from the officers. If that is not available get the police report number.
Contact an Experienced Philadelphia Car Accident Attorney
These are the first steps to a successful accident claim. If you are or someone you know was injured in a car accident call the attorneys at Kwartler Manus, LLC. at (267) 214-8608.