What To Do After A Car Accident
After a serious car accident, you may face mounting medical bills and be unable to work. You may be suffering physical, financial and emotional pain. Your insurance company may be less than responsive to your claim.
At The Law Offices of John S. Eliasik, we help motor vehicle accident victims in the Chicago, Illinois, area regain control over their lives. We provide results-oriented representation designed to help our clients obtain all of the medical care and compensation they need to rebuild their lives.
Have questions about what to do after a car accident? Get answers by calling our law firm for help. In a free consultation, a lawyer can review your case and explain how we can help you.
In The Wake Of A Car Accident, Here’s What You Need to Do
The steps you take after a car accident can play a large role in the outcome of your case. These are some of the things you should do to maximize your chances of obtaining a good result:
Get medical attention immediately – We can’t stress this enough. The full effects of some injuries, such as concussions, reveal themselves only over time. Even if you feel OK, you may not be OK.
Get the names and phone numbers of the other driver and any witnesses – If you were struck by a hit-and-run driver, it may still be possible for you to obtain compensation through an uninsured motorist claim.
Get legal advice as soon as possible – An attorney at our firm can review your case and take action to begin the legal process.
Report the accident to your insurance company – Beyond telling them basic information, do not elaborate on the circumstances of the accident. At this point, you do not know the full extent of your injuries and financial losses anyway. Let our firm do the talking for you.
Don’t talk to the other driver’s insurance company – They may try to get you to make a recorded statement or sign a document. You do not have to talk to the other driver’s insurance company, and you can harm your case if you talk to them without an attorney.
Follow the instructions of your doctor – It’s very important to continue medical treatment, including taking the medications your doctor has prescribed. if you don’t follow the instructions of your doctor, the insurance companies can use this to minimize the value of your claim.
Put your trust in The Law Offices of John S. Eliasik – Our firm is dedicated to helping accident victims getting the medical care and compensation they need to recover the fullest extent possible. You should focus on your recovery. We will handle everything else.
Our goal when representing you will be to help you obtain quality medical care and maximum compensation for your financial losses and pain and suffering.
No Recovery, No Fee
We take all personal injury cases on contingency. You will owe an attorney fee only if we obtain compensation for you.
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