What should I do after a Carlisle car crash?
Being involved in a car crash can be exceptionally stressful, and whilst you probably just want to get back into routine, there are certain things that you need to do before you can move on with your life. But what exactly do you need to consider, and where do you turn to for advice and support? Here, we talk you through what you should do after a Carlisle car crash.
Call your insurance company
If you’re involved in a car accident, you must inform your insurance company. This applies even if the accident wasn’t your fault. In most cases, your insurance company will make the process as easy as possible, and it won’t take up too much of your time. To find out what provisions your provider has in place, just call their advisors. They’ll be able to fully explain the next steps that you should take after your Carlisle car crash.
Get the medical assistance that you need
You may feel fine after your accident and think that you don’t need medical assistance, but even when this is the case, be sure to keep a close eye on how you feel over the next week or two. If in doubt, book an appointment with your GP, who will be able to check you over for common accident injuries. Remember as well that an accident can have an impact on your mental and emotional wellbeing. If you’re feeling particularly stressed after your car crash, it pays to seek out the right support. Again, your GP is an excellent first port of call here.
Consider making a claim for compensation
You may already be aware that if you were involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be able to make a claim for compensation. This can help you to cover your unexpected expenses, such as prescriptions, travel to medical appointments, and any necessary time off work. Of course though, it pays to have the best legal representation that you can find. Accident Advice Helpline is a fantastic option here. Just call 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. The trained advisors are ready to take your call, and can answer any questions that you might have.
In most cases, you’ll only have three years to make your compensation claim after your accident, so don’t delay. Pick up the phone and get your case started.
Date Published: 6th June 2014
Author: Emma Matthews