Being involved in a car accident can be one of the most stressful times in the lives of you and your loved ones. It’s crucial to be prepared if you are involved in a car accident.
If you have the misfortune of being injured in a motor vehicle accident, you should seek medical attention immediately. Indeed, if you or anyone is injured in an accident, steps should be taken to summon the police to the accident scene so that first aid or emergency treatment can be rendered.
It is also important to obtain information concerning the other parties involved in the motor vehicle accident as well as obtain the facts concerning how the car accident occurred. At a minimum, the information you should obtain includes:
You must report the accident to your automobile insurance carrier and agent as soon as possible. This should certainly be done within one (1)business day of the car accident. In most cases it is sensible to file a report of the accident with the police department of the town in which the incident occurred.
It’s important to immediately protect your rights after an accident. It’s important to not let the insurance company take advantage of you in your time of need. Contact a car accident lawyer at www.psrblaw.com/locations. We have offices throughout Massachusetts including Boston, Springfield, Worcester, Cambridge, Framingham, Northampton, North Adams and Pittsfield.