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Top 4 Things You Should Do After an Accident

1. File a police report. This is especially important if the driver has fled the scene. And police do have the resources to help track down the driver—but they can only help if they’re contacted immediately. Not to mention, even if the other driver cannot be located, your insurance company will want the event documented by a police report. 2. Identify any witnesses. While the driver may have fled the scene there may be witnesses that pulled over to help out. Make sure you get their contact information and statements of what they witnessed. The police investigation will go much more in your favor if you can provide them with witnesses they can interview. 3. Notify your own auto and he

Why You Need An Attorney – And How We Can Help

It’s our job to gather, analyze and present the evidence in a way that helps you win. Many times, an injured person elects to deal with the insurance companies on his or her own--any attorney will tell you that this is not recommended. Insurance companies are NOT your friend and does not have your best interest in mind. But once you sign a settlement agreement and waiver and releases of all claims, there's no going back. The insurance company or whoever you’re attempting to collect compensation from will try to make it seem like your injury is temporary, not permanent. We start by preparing your claim by: - Collecting police and accident scene reports - Questioning witnesses - Reconstructi

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