Good Fences And Not So Good Neighbors: Property Law 101

Good Fences And Not So Good Neighbors: Property Law 101

Car Accident Checklist: 2 Steps You Should Take After Being Involved In An Accident

by Hunter Moore

Unfortunately, odds are, you will be involved in a car crash at some point during your life. If and when this time comes, the way you react directly following your accident can have a huge impact on your ability to collect compensation for any injuries that you may have suffered. Thankfully, by placing a copy of the checklist below into your glove box, can help to ensure you always remember what to do immediately following an accident.

Step 1: Collect Information

You will need to collect a variety of information before leaving the accident scene. This information should include:

  • exact location and time of the accident
  • name and badge number of responding police officers
  • name and insurance information of other drivers
  • name and contact information of any witnesses

You will also want to take as many pictures as you can in order to preserve important evidence. These pictures can be taken with your cell phone, camera, or other mobile device. When snapping pictures, be sure to capture a photo of:

  • the location of all vehicles
  • damage to all vehicles
  • weather conditions
  • road conditions
  • any other factors that you believe contributed to the accident

Step 2: Get Help

You should always reach out for help after an auto accident, even if you believe the accident to be relatively minor. The first place that you should turn to help should be the hospital or your private physician. When visiting the doctor, be sure to ask for:

  • documentation regarding your injuries
  • medical testing to rule out internal injuries
  • a follow-up appointment to evaluate any injuries that may take several days to present themselves

After receiving the medical care that you require, you will also need to reach out to an accident attorney in order to get the legal help you require. When contacting an attorney, be sure to:

  • request a free consultation
  • inquire about procedure for contacting insurance company

Even if you ultimately choose not to retain the services of an attorney, the information you will receive by reaching out for these legal help can prove incredibly useful when pursuing your own injury claim.

A Final Thought

Thankfully, while most people will be involved in at least one car accident during their lifetime, the majority of these accidents will be relatively minor in nature. Knowing how to react following an accident can help you to make a quick recovery both physically and financially so that you can get back to life as usual.

To learn more, contact a company like Teresa P Williams PA with any questions or concerns you have.


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Good Fences And Not So Good Neighbors: Property Law 101

If you've recently moved into a new house and your neighbors are claiming you've infringed on their property line with your new fence, you may not know what to do. Sure, the idea of contacting a lawyer can be intimidating, but if your neighbors are insistent that you're on their property and you can't prove otherwise, an attorney may be the best choice. I created this site to help people just like you understand the laws surrounding property boundaries, real estate claims, and similar issues. I hope that the information here will give you some clarity as to whether or not you need to consult an attorney to protect your interests.