What to Do After an Accident
Learn from Knowledgeable Ridgefield Car Accident Lawyers
Have you been involved in an accident? Is a loved one suffering from the
consequences of a devastating car collision? If so, it is imperative that
you retain the representation of an understanding and dedicated legal
professional who will guide you throughout the personal injury claims
process and fight for your rights as a victim. At Hastings, Cohan &
Walsh, LLP, our Ridgefield car accident attorneys stand ready to pursue
the highest amount of compensation available, and we dedicate our 70 years
of combined experience and knowledge to your case. After an accident,
we encourage you to immediately retain our assistance and in doing so,
obtain peace of mind.
What to Do Following an Automobile Collision
- If you happen to be involved in an accident, following the below steps
can help protect your rights and ensure that you are able to receive compensation
for the injuries you have sustained and the damages your vehicle may have received:
- Pull to the shoulder as soon as possible. This will help protect you, your
passengers and fellow drivers from further collisions and injuries. Of
course, in the event that it is unsafe to do so, do not attempt to move.
- Contact authorities and ask them to provide a report of the accident. Professional
reports and descriptions can make a huge difference when speaking with
- Do not refuse medical attention from EMT or paramedic. Even though you
may feel like you are not hurt at the time, it is important to speak with
a medical professional on site and follow-up with a doctor.
- Obtain information regarding the accident, including the time and date,
the driver’s information for all those involved and obtain witness
statements and contact information.
- Do not contact your insurance company without the assistance of an attorney!
The right lawyer can help you receive the highest amount of compensation
for your case.
Contact Hastings, Cohan & Walsh, LLP today!
If you have been involved in an accident, or if you have questions regarding
your case, we encourage to speak with our office as soon as possible.
Our Ridgefield auto accident attorneys have years of experience in handling
complex cases and our lawyers stand ready to protect your rights.
For more information, contact our firm at (888) 244-5480 and schedule
a free case evaluation with our team.