Get some automobile accident claim advice here today
Before you choose to make an automobile accident claim, there are some things that you should do. A lot of them start right at the scene of the accident. The way that you act at the scene can make a difference in the success or failure of your claim.
Before making an automobile accident claim stay calm
This is something that is simple but essential. You were just in an accident and you have an adrenaline high. Becoming angry and yelling at the other person isn’t going to help matters and it’s not going to get your car fixed. It also could hurt your automobile accident claim.
Check for Injuries before making an automobile accident claim
Look at yourself and anyone else that was in the car with you to see if there were injuries. Also, ask the other person if they are injured. If there are injuries, make sure that you call the ambulance. But don’t risk getting sued because you were negligent at the scene.
Phone the police before making your automobile accident claim
Call the emergency number and let them know there’s been an accident. Tell them where you are. This is especially important if there are people who are injured. This also can help your automobile accident claim since you are going to have an unbiased opinion.
Get the information from the other driver to help your automobile accident claim
The following things should be noted when you are getting their information.
- Name and ID number of their license
- The license plate ID of their car
- The name of their insurers and the number of their policy. Check to be sure their policy hasn’t expired.
If there’s a name on their policy that’s different from the driver’s name, get the contact information of the person who holds the insurance. This is information that you will use to contact that insurance company so that you can start your automobile accident claim
Take notes and pictures for your automobile accident claim
If you have a mobile phone or a camera with you, take a lot of pictures of the scene where the accident happened. Also you want to make some notes about what happened during the accident since now is when you are going to remember things the best. All of this information is going to be useful when you are making your automobile accident claim.
Find a solicitor for your automobile accident claim
This is an important step if you have injuries or someone else has injuries that was in your car. You are going to have medical bills to deal with and having a solicitor is going to make the process much easier for you.
These are important steps to follow before you make your automobile accident claim. They are going to help you with having a better chance of succeeding. If you want to have help finding a solicitor, call us. We have many that we work with and we can help you finding the one for you.
Get automobile accident claim advice today by calling AAH on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone.
Date Published: 11th January 2013
Author: David Brown