When you have been in an accident, it may seem your entire world is turned upside down. At best, you may suddenly find yourself without transportation. Oftentimes, you may also be hospitalized for injuries. This leads to lost wages, medical bills and other costs. While the time right after an accident may be a confusing one, there are a few important steps to remember.
First, make sure your passengers and those in the other car aren’t injured. After calling the police, get the information of any witnesses, including the other driver. This could be the difference in winning or losing your case. If you don’t have a chance to get this information yourself, it may be in the police report, which you can get from your local police station. Your attorney can also help you get it.
This is just one of the important steps to take after being in a car accident. Perhaps the most important is to secure the services of an expert attorney. Insurance companies will try to bully you into taking a low settlement, which is often not enough to even cover your medical bills. At Steinger, Greene and Feiner, we have helped hundreds of clients get the compensation they deserve. Call us today for a free initial case evaluation.