Injured in an Auto Accident? Here’s What You Need to Do – Infographic
This post is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice. Please consult a professional where applicable.
NHTSA data shows that more than 6 million vehicular accidents happen in the country every year, with about 30% of these accidents causing some form of injury to the parties involved.
There are many different reasons why accidents happen. Regardless of the contributing factors, you can’t deny that a car crash can upend your life. The physical, psychological, and financial consequences can be debilitating.
If you’ve sustained injuries from an auto accident, you have the right to demand compensation from the party at fault. However, the strength of your personal injury case will largely depend on how you handle and react to the situation.
That said, getting medical treatment as soon as possible after a car accident is crucial – both for health and insurance reasons. Without proof of treatment, there’s no way to prove the full extent of your personal injuries.
But even if you have all the medical records you need to support your claim, it’s not enough of an assurance that you’ll get the payout you deserve. Insurance companies will do anything to reduce the amount of your claim. And that’s why you should always seek the help of an experienced accident attorney when dealing with a personal injury case.
Filing a personal injury lawsuit is often your best chance of getting properly compensated after getting hurt.
Injured in an auto accident? The infographic below will guide you on what you need to do.
About the Author
Andrea Williams is the Community Manager at The Law Offices of Alcock & Associates P.C., a premier law group in Arizona that provides legal services to clients involved in Personal Injury, DUI, Immigration and Criminal cases. She enjoys cooking, reading books and playing minigolf with her friends and family in her spare time.