What Should I Do After An Accident?

There are certain steps that should be taken after an accident.  These are the significant points to stress: (1) Don't discuss incident with other party or that party's representative (usually an insurance company investigator): Statements made at the time of or following the incident could be used against claimant as the case unfolds. (2) Seek immediate medical attention: Documentation of injuries is essential to recovery of damages; and procrastination in seeking necessary medical treatment can reduce the value of the claim. Note that this advice should be given regardless of the apparent magnitude of the injuries. It is the possibility [...]