A motor vehicle collision can be frightening, causing minor injuries or catastrophic trauma to its victims as well as costly property damage. According to Florida Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, there are at least 200,000 accidents annually in the state. The following tips may help you if you are involved in a collision.
Do get out of harm’s way.
Do call your insurance company.
Do have a medical assessment within fourteen days of the accident.
Do follow your physician’s instructions and the prescribed treatment regime.
Do not move your vehicle if someone is injured in the collision.
Do not make any statements to the other driver about the collision.
Do not leave the accident scene until you receive the other driver’s insurance information.
Do not be afraid to seek medical treatment from a different physician.
Do not give the other insurance company a recorded statement after the accident.
Do not diminish or minimize your injuries.
Do not sign anything from any Insurance Company before seeking legal counsel.
DO CONTACT The Law Offices of Allen & Abaray, P.A.
If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident due to someone else’s negligence, you have every right to seek compensation for the damages you have incurred. Insurance companies do not act on your behalf. Their goal is to minimize your settlement amount.
At The Law Offices of Allen & Abaray, P.A., we are aggressive trial attorneys that can protect your legal rights. Our office is located in Lakeland, Florida. However, we represent clients throughout Polk, Hillsborough, Osceola, and Lake Counties, Florida. Schedule a Free Consultation for all personal injury cases at (877)669-6899 or (863)669-9999.