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The Do’s And Don’ts After A Car Accident

The actions you take after a car accident can shape the quality of the outcome in your personal injury claim. When a single mistake can cost you the compensation you need to cover the costs of your injuries and recovery, the guidance of an experienced personal injury attorney can see you through your claim while helping you take the right steps along the way.

Thankfully, you can find the guidance you need at the Ocala law office of Piccin & Glynn. For more than 70 combined years, our lawyers have been representing injured clients throughout Florida after serious injuries and wrongful deaths. Their informed and experienced advice has helped our clients secure verdicts and settlements worth millions of dollars and more.

What To Know After Your Accident

The actions you make after an accident are just as important as the actions you don’t make. Below are some guidelines you can follow after your accident.

Things You Should Do

The first thing you should do after an accident is report it to the police and request any necessary medical attention. If you are able to move safely about the scene of the accident, take videos and photos of the crash and anything that may have helped cause it, gather recordings and any witness testimonies, and collect the other driver’s contact, insurance and car information.

Things You Should Avoid Doing

There are some things that come naturally to someone after an accident. One of these reflexes is apologizing after the accident, even when it was not your fault. However, apologizing can place enough liability on you to miss out on the compensation you deserve. Additionally, talking directly to insurance agents can also give them opportunities to find ways to avoid paying the compensation you deserve. Lastly, posting online about your accident can come back to haunt you throughout your claim, so be sure to avoid posting or talking about your accident whenever possible.

Reliable Guidance You Can Depend On

If you were recently in a car accident, make sure you are getting the representation you need from a skilled personal injury lawyer. Call us at 352-558-8480 or email us here to schedule your free initial consultation today.