Car Wreck Dos & Don’ts

What Should You Do If You Have Been In An Auto Accident In Kentucky?

You have just been injured in a car wreck. Not only do you have to deal with the damage to yourself and your vehicle. You have legal issues with a car wreck, and you don’t know what to do to protect yourself. To help you during this confusing and scary time Hurst & Hurst has created a dos and don’t list for auto accident victims. If you have been in a car wreck, contact an experienced car wreck lawyer, the lawyers at Hurst & Hurst can help you after you have been in an accident, call (859) 209-2101.

Here are some of the dos and don’ts after you or someone you love has been in an auto accident.

DOs

1) If the accident just occurred, check for any injuries then move away from potential hazards. If anyone has been injured, no matter how slight—call 911.

2) Once police or emergency personal have secured the scene request a copy of the accident report or the report citation number. If you are unable to obtain a report at the scene write down every police department, fire department, emergency medical service, or private ambulance company that responded to the accident. These reports may contain opinions or information proving who was at fault.

3) Document the accident by immediately taking notes of what happened. List as many details as possible, for example; what street you and the other driver were on, what direction and how fast Continue reading