Q: What should I do if I am injured in a car accident?
A: After car accidents, many people experience some degree of shock. It is important that certain steps are taken to ensure that you have a strong case. If possible, do the following:
- Take photos of the accident scene.
- Talk to any witnesses and get their contact information.
- Call the police.
- Get the insurance information from the other driver.
- See a doctor and document any injuries.
Q: Should I take photos of the accident scene?
A: It is important to take photos of the accident scene, your vehicle along with any bruising or other injuries so it can be documented.
Q: Am I eligible for compensation if someone caused my accident injuries?
A: If another driver was at fault, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. Consult with an attorney regarding what compensation you may be eligible for.
Q: How much does it cost to hire an attorney?
A: Personal Injury cases are usually contingency fee cases. That means that attorneys receive payment based on what they are able to get for you. Attorneys are usually paid one third of the recovery. If you receive nothing, the attorney does not get paid either.
Q: What will happen at my free consultation?
A: You will meet with an attorney and a claims administrator to review your case. We will go over what happened on the day of the accident, your injuries, and what options you have moving forward regarding your claim.