5 Things To Do When You’re In An Accident

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What are the five things you must do whenever you're involved in an accident?

Hi guys. It's Eric Blank here. Your Las Vegas personal injury attorney for the last 22 years. The five things you must do whenever you're involved in an accident are as follows:

#1 Always Stop

You need to stay there, call the police. Also exchange information with the other driver or drivers with whom you were involved in the accident.

#2 Don't Say Too Much

You're disoriented. You're not sure what's going on. Make sure you don't say something that would potentially admit fault.

#3 Gather As Much Evidence As Possible

You have a very valuable thing with you called your cell phone. Use it, take pictures of your car, of the other car, and of the other person or persons involved in the accident. Also take pictures of the other person's license, registration, insurance. Heck, if they're admitting fault at the time, take a video of them doing the same. In a he-said, she-said situation it will help to have proof that the other driver admitted fault for the accident.

#4 Make Sure You Get Medical Treatment.

You've just been in a crash. Your body's been shaken up and you're not sure really what's going on. You want to make sure that you don't have any internal bleeding, any potential broken bones that you're not aware of.

Other pains, such as ligament injuries, sprains, and strains may show themselves later on, but you need to make sure you get medical treatment to rule out anything that is life-threatening.

#5 Don't Do This Alone

You need a professional to help you. I've had numerous clients try it on their own think, "oh, the oh, the insurance company, the adjuster seems nice," only to find out that that adjuster only has one interest in mind... the insurance companies. You need someone who can help you out, direct you, let you know what you're entitled to regarding property damage, loss of value in your vehicle, and the compensation for injuries for missed time at work.

If you have any questions, always feel free to drop me a line or give me a call. I'm happy to walk through these five things with you. These five factors, what you should always consider in an accident. And again, this is Eric Blank, your Las Vegas injury attorney.

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