Car Accident FAQs

By mandr-adamslaw|August 15, 2019|Auto Safety|

If you’ve been in a car accident, you’re likely overwhelmed with questions concerning insurance, compensation, hiring a lawyer, and more. Your are here to help! Keep reading to uncover the answers to frequently asked questions about car accidents.

Will insurance pay me what I’m owed?

In an ideal world, the at-fault driver’s insurance should pay you what you deserve. Unfortunately, their first offer is most likely less than what you should receive. A skilled attorney will consider everything that should be factored into your settlement and fight for that amount.

Should I hire an attorney even if I wasn’t seriously injured?

Yes. Over time, minor injuries can turn into major injuries if they are ignored or have not received the right medical attention. Your attorney and doctor can determine exactly how much medical attention is required to ensure your minor injury doesn’t turn into something worse. This amount will be added into the request for compensation.

What should I do immediately after a car accident?

After ensuring everyone in both vehicles are okay, we suggest contacting the police, taking pictures of the scene, asking witnesses for their information, visiting a doctor, and . Gathering as much information about what happened will help make your case.

What should I NOT do after a car accident?

After a car accident, don’t post any pictures on social media. If the other driver chooses to hire an attorney, these pictures will likely be found and could undermine your case. Also, don’t take any phone calls from the other driver’s insurance company. Your lawyer will handle these calls to ensure nothing is said that could damage your case.

Talk to an Adams Law Firm Attorney

Our personal injury attorneys are passionate about helping you on your recovery journey following a car accident. That recovery journey encompasses your financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing! If you’ve been injured or suffered a car accident, .

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