It is unfortunate, but car accidents happen all the time. In fact, there are well over 150,000 car accidents each year in the state of California alone. It is always a good idea to know in advance what to do in a car accident that isn’t your fault. If you have recently been in an accident and feel lost, this information will help you.
While still at the scene of the accident, you should gather as much evidence as you can to substantiate your case. Pictures of property damage, injuries, and the environment around the scene of the accident are all important for determining fault and how an accident occurred. You should also gather names and contact information for other drivers and any witnesses, as well as tow truck drivers, officers, and first responders on the scene. You will also need the other driver’s information such as license number, plate number, and insurance information. [Read more…] about What to Do After a Car Accident that Isn’t Your Fault