What do I do if I am involved in a motor vehicle accident?
Do not leave the scene.¬†
Always call the police.
Request emergency medical services if someone is injured. If the police will not come to the scene or fail to arrive, make a report of the accident the local police department. If you have a cell phone with a camera, take photos of the scene and the vehicles involved in the accident. Obtain the following information from the other driver(s) involved in the accident: name, address, phone number, driver‚Äôs license number, license plate number, insurance information (company name and policy number). If there are any witnesses, obtain their name, address, and phone number.
- Only give a statement to an insurance company after seeking legal advice.
- If you have been injured, contact my office to ensure that your legal rights are preserved.¬† You will receive a free consultation and legal advice regarding your options.