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3 Steps to Follow After an Accident

Injured? Call Our Brandon Personal Injury Lawyers

After an accident, emotions run high and you may not know exactly what to do. This is especially true if you or a loved one are seriously hurt. Dealing with the legal and financial consequences of an accident are emotionally draining, especially when you should be focused on healing.

After an accident, there are a few simple things that you can do in order to help build your case, should you decide to seek compensation to help pay for your medical, rehabilitation, and everyday bills.

Contact the Brandon personal injury attorneys at Guarnieri Trial Law. for legal assistance when you’ve been in a serious accident.

Follow These Simple Steps

After an accident, always remember the following three things:

  • Remain calm. Maintain composure after an accident. Make sure you and those involved are safe, and contact emergency personnel if necessary. You also do not want to say anything to law enforcement or the other driver that can be used against you later.
  • Record everything. Report the accident to authorities immediately, then take proactive steps to protect your rights. Memories can quickly fade. Take photos of the accident. Draw a diagram or write a detailed description of the accident. Get all parties’ information, including witness information, and the insurance information for the other parties involved. Talk to the police, and be sure to get a copy of the police report.
  • Contact a lawyer. Hiring an experienced lawyer who can fight to ensure your rights are protected and you receive compensation you may be entitled to. Guarnieri Trial Law, LLC can help you navigate the complicated details and insurance company deadlines associated with any accident.

If you’ve been hurt in an accident in the Tampa Bay area, give our Tampa personal injury attorneys a call today at 656-223-1380 for a free consultation. We look forward to assisting you with your legal needs.