If you are involved in a car accident in Arizona, there are several steps you should take to ensure your safety and protect your legal rights.
Check for injuries: Make sure you and any passengers in your vehicle are not injured. If anyone is injured, call 911 immediately.
Call the police: Even if there are no injuries, you should call the police to report the accident. The police will create a report, which can be used as evidence if there is a dispute over who was at fault for the accident.
Exchange information: Gather the contact and insurance information of the other driver(s) involved in the accident.
Take photos: Use your phone or camera to take pictures of the damage to both vehicles, the license plates, and the surrounding area.
Notify your insurance company: Contact your insurance company as soon as possible to report the accident.
Seek medical attention: Even if you don't think you are injured, it's important to see a doctor. Some injuries, such as whiplash, may not show symptoms until days or even weeks later. If you have any pain or discomfort, it's important to get evaluated by a medical professional as soon as possible.
Don't admit fault: Avoid admitting fault or discussing the details of the accident with anyone other than the police, your insurance company, or your attorney. Even if you believe you are at fault,
In conclusion, if you or a loved one have been injured in a car accident in Arizona, it's important to take action immediately. Seeking medical attention and documenting the accident is crucial for your health and any potential legal case. But beyond that, it's important to have a knowledgeable and experienced legal team on your side. At The Dr. Lawyer Law Group, we have the unique advantage of having a medical doctor and personal injury attorney leading our team. We specialize in representing clients who have been injured in car accidents, as well as medical malpractice and work injuries.
The Dr. Lawyer Law Group can help you navigate the legal process, deal with insurance companies, obtain the best medical treatment, and fight for the compensation you deserve. And, of course, we do not take a fee unless we win. Call us today for a free strategy session to help you get the justice you deserve.