When you are in an auto accident it can be quite a shock. When you are at the scene of the accident you may feel as though you are in a daze, gathering information and talking to police and witnesses. When the excitement is over and your injuries have been treated, the next steps you take after an auto accident can make a huge difference in how quickly you receive fair compensation for the accident.
Contact Your Insurance
Even if you were not at fault in the accident, you may want to contact your car insurance company to let them know about the accident. If you have rental car coverage you may be able to get a rental car right away while you’re waiting for your claims to be processed or your car repaired. Your insurance can also work with the other driver’s insurance company and your attorney to make sure that you get the compensation you deserve. [Read more…] about First Steps to Take After an Auto Accident