What to Do After a Car Accident
There are several things you should do following a car accident in order to preserve your claim.
Call The Police They will come and investigate and prepare a written report setting forth the result of their investigation and each persons description of how the accident happened.
Write Down Information Make a written list of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all parties and witnesses. Also take down license plate numbers, vehicle identification numbers, and insurance information.
Take Photographs Take photos of the accident scene and damage to all vehicles. If you have visible bleeding or injury, take photos.
Do Not Speak to Insurance Company Any statements you make can be used against you. Call a car accident attorney before you speak with the insurance company.