I Was Just Hit By Another Driver in a Car Accident – What Do I Do Now?
After a car accident of any type (i.e. car crash, commercial truck accident, motorcycle crash, pedestrian accident, bicycle accident, etc.), your first priority is to seek medical attention and retain an experienced Boca Raton personal injury attorney. Your health and safety are the most important things following an accident; therefore, if you are able to get to a place of safety, do so quickly. You want to avoid being hit by another vehicle as you call the police, emergency medical service, and a towing company.
If you are not disabled by your injuries and it is safe to do so, take pictures of the accident scene and exchange information with the other driver. Because most people have smartphones, it is easy and convenient to record the accident scene just as it appears at the time of your collision. This key evidence could help your attorney establish fault for the crash. If you do not have a phone with a built-in camera, place a disposable camera in your vehicle in the event of an accident to photograph the roadway, crash scene, your vehicle, and the other vehicles involved in the accident. […]