Ten Things Accident Victims Should do After an Automobile Accident

Being involved in a car accident can be a terrible experience. Victims dealing with pain and loss brought on by their accident, sometimes rely on help from their family to get through the hardships caused by an automobile accident.
We have put together a list of what you need to do after an automobile accident:

  1. Report the collision to the Police as soon as possible.
  2. Inform your insurance company about the collision.You must inform your insurer as soon as practical. Failing to report the collision in a timely manner could affect your ability to get Section B Benefits.
  3. Submit your Section B benefit paperwork as soon as possible.
  4. If you are not able to work, apply for other benefits that you might be entitled to such Employment Insurance and work disability benefits.
  5. If you intend on pursuing an injury claim retain a lawyer as soon as you are able to.
  6. Keep copies of all paper work related to your case. This includes copies of your insurance plans, invoices for repairs and prescriptions, proof of claim forms for accident benefits, doctor’s notes, wage verification forms, tax returns, and other related documents.
  7. Keep track of all your out of pocket expenses. Keep all receipts for costs related to your accident injuries because you’ll need them to prove your claim.
  8. Keep track of all witnesses. Record the names and phone numbers of any accident witnesses.
  9. Record all your injuries. Inform all your treatment providers of your injuries and how they affect you while you are doing your job and daily living activities.
  10. Contact a lawyer. A lawyer can determine the strength of your claim and the scope of your entitlement to benefits and compensation, as well as whether or not it is appropriate for litigation.

We are dedicated to assisting accident victims with legal assistance during these trying times.
Please get in touch with our us right away if you or a loved one has suffered injuries in a vehicle accident. We always offer free consultations for all accident victims.