What's the Number One Thing You Should Do After a Car Accident in Connecticut?

Posted by Richard P. Hastings | Aug 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

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A lot of people are asking me lately “Richard, what's the best thing that I can do after an accident that protects my rights and helps me get more money for my injury case?”. Most people are shocked when they hear my answer. I always tell them the same thing, and it's to take immediate action.

Here are the top 4 things you should take immediate action on today to protect your rights and help get you more money for your injury case:

1. You Should Receive Medical Care Right Away

If you have been injured and are not feeling well you should insist upon being taken by the ambulance to the nearest hospital. It is very important that you get checked out so that a medical professional can advise you as to what your next step should be. If you fail to take this very important step you could make your medical situation worse and it could take you a much longer time to recuperate and get to maximum medical improvement.

2. Contact the Police Immediately

In addition to the immediate action above, another immediate action you should take is to make sure that the police are contacted and that a report is prepared that includes all the parties involved and why the other person is responsible for the injuries and damages that you have suffered.

3. NEVER Speak to an Insurance Adjuster

After the accident, an insurance adjuster from the company that represents the person who caused your injuries and damages is going to contact you. DO NOT speak to an insurance adjuster without first talking to a lawyer to know your rights. The reason the insurance adjuster will want to speak with you is to have you partially admit to being responsible for your injuries and to have you downplay what is wrong with you in an ultimate attempt to pay the least amount of money possible.

4. Contact an Experienced Connecticut Personal Injury Lawyer

The last immediate action that you should take as mentioned above, is to contact an experienced Connecticut personal injury lawyer. A Connecticut accident attorney will be able to explain to you what you should be doing, what you should not be doing, how you can get better medical care, how you can get better quicker, how you can develop your lost wage claim and many other suggestions that will help you to maximize the value of your Connecticut accident case.

Our experienced personal injury attorneys represent injured parties on a contingency fee basis and advance the costs to develop their case. In other words, you will not have to come up with any money out of your own pocket to speak with one of our accident lawyers or to hire us to represent you. These monies are only paid to us if and when we collect money damages for you. If there is no recovery then you will owe no legal fees and no costs.We want you to concentrate on getting better so we take all of the financial risk in pursuing your case.

Make sure you take immediate action today so you do not do something that can harm your case and literally end up costing you tens of thousands of dollars. Contact one of our Connecticut accident lawyers today at (888)-244-5480 to see if you have a case.

Hastings, Cohan and Walsh LLP

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Success Statement from Bernie and Sharon Who Took Immediate Action and Got $20,000 Without Hiring A Lawyer:

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About the Author

Richard P. Hastings

Attorney Hastings concentrates his practice on personal injury and litigation. Devoted to helping those who have suffered some type of wrong, Richard P. Hastings concentrates his law practice on personal injury law.


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