February 26th, 2015 by Admin0038-833

What Do I Do Right After A Car Accident?

What you do at the scene of the car accident is important and may affect your case (particularly since the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department no longer investigate minor non-injury producing accidents.) First, attend to the needs of the injured. Call an ambulance if emergency medical attention is needed. Next, you also need to gather as much information as possible about the accident: Exchange insurance information with all drivers involved; locate witnesses and obtain their contact information; and photograph the cars involved and the accident scene. If you are injured in any way, you should go to a hospital emergency room as soon as possible and/or consult with your family doctor. Take photographs of any visible injuries such as cuts or bruises. Although you are obligated to report the car accident to your own insurance company, hire Mazzeo Law before speaking with any insurance representative of the other driver. The other driver’s insurance will want a recorded statement from you about what happened, and they can use this recording against you. Contact Mazzeo Law to protect your right to compensation.