Place this checklist in your glove compartment.
After a traffic collision,
take the following steps:
Scene: The collison/accident scene;
Vehicles: All vehicles involved (before repairs are made)
Your Injuries: Any visible injuries (cuts, bruises, swelling).
5. Don't speak to anyone about the accident or injuries except:
Police Officer(s): Talk to police officers about accident and injuries.
Your doctor(s): Talk to your medical professionals (See #8 below).
Your lawyer: Speak to your lawyer (It's confidential).
Adjuster: Don't speak to an insurance adjuster about
receiving legal advise. Anything you say can and will be used against you!
7. Promptly seek medical attention.
8. Tell your physician or doctor:
How the injury occurred ("I was involved in an intersectional traffic collison."); and
All your symptoms and complaints.
Report memory problems, confusion or disorientation to your physician, chiropractor, or healthcare practitioner even if it seems minor.
anything without first consulting an attorney at law.
8. Call an experienced personal injury attorney to receive a consultation.
Contact attorney Matthew B. Tozer for a free consultation to protect your rights.