What do I do after I have been in a car accident?
Being involved in an accident can be an emotional and intense situation. It is important to remain calm and assess the situation. Follow these general steps:
1. Call the David D. Round Law Firm
Call us immediately. Each situation is unique and requires expert guidance; from minor fender benders, motorcycle, to large multi-car or 18-wheeler collisions. Every accident has special steps and we are here to help you navigate the process.
2. Assess the severity of your injuries and the other parties
Depending on the severity of the collision, determine if there is a need for emergency medical attention. If you feel that someone may not be okay, call an ambulance.
3. Call the Police
If the police have not already been called, call them. Regardless of the severity of the accident, it is important to have the accident documented with the police.
4. Gather documentation
This is an important step that can be vital to your case. Start by exchanging insurance information. Next, take pictures of the property damage, injuries, and the scene of the accident.
5. Treating your injuries
Regardless of the accident, it is a good idea for you to be checked out by a medical doctor. With the David D. Round Law Firm, we will be able to connect you with some of the top medical providers in the Austin area without upfront cost. That includes everything from general care physicians, chiropractors, to specialized orthopedic surgeons and more.
Give us a call for a free consultation (512) 960-5183