Important steps to take when you’ve been involved in a car collision
Being injured in a car accident in Wirral can be frightening, troubling, and even traumatic. At Accident Advice Helpline, we can help you figure out the steps involved in making car collision claims in Wirral. So when you’ve been injured in an accident that was not your fault you’ll know all you need to in order to make your claim. When it comes to being injured in a car accident, some of the most vital steps after the accident include:
- Receiving appropriate medical attention after your accident. In many cases, if you have been injured in a crash, you should have received emergency medical attention. However, it can sometimes be the case that you may not notice injuries until a few days later. Because the symptoms of some injuries take a while to reveal themselves it is important to seek the opinion of a medical professional as soon as you can. Additionally, by seeking the appropriate medical attention, you could be able to use medical consultations, GP visits or other records as evidence for car accident claims in the Wirral.
- Noting the insurance details and personal details of the person you were involved in an accident with. This could include their name and phone number, registration plate number, or insurance company details. This means that after your accident, you’ll be able to get in touch with them if need be. As well as this, if you choose to look into car collision claims in Wirral, you’ll have evidence that the crash occurred as you said it did, and will also already have the other party’s information as well.
- Writing down what happened during the crash. It’s important that the details of the accident remain fresh in your mind so that, if you choose to make a claim for compensation later, you’ll be able to confidently recall the sequence of events before, during and after the incident. It’s understandable to think that you will remember all of the details of such a traumatic event, but it’s often the case that people forget even significant details over the days, weeks or months following a crash, so the best way to ensure that none of the details slip your mind is to write them down fully as soon as you can.
If you’ve followed these steps, any potential car accident claims in the Wirral you make will be that much stronger due to the amount of evidence that you can provide during your claim, so you should get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline to find out how our solicitors could help put your case together and represent you.
Making new car collision claims in Wirral with Accident Advice Helpline
Call: 0800 689 0500 free from your landline. Or dial: 0333 500 0993 from your mobile, and you can talk to us today about starting a new claim with no obligation when you call. Or text ‘claim365’ to 88010 and an advisor will call you straight back.
Date Published: 15th November 2014
Author: David Brown