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What To Do After A Car Accident

While it can be difficult, it is important to stay calm after a car accident. Talking to an experienced lawyer is always in your best interests. You may be entitled to compensation based on your injuries or the damage to your vehicle. Our staff at Champ Lyons, III, P.C., is here to help you after a car accident in Alabama.

You can get immediate help with your car accident case by contacting our Birmingham office. Please call us at 205-930-3131 to schedule your free consultation.

Your First Steps After A Motor Vehicle Accident

Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye. First of all, it is important to make sure that everyone at the scene is safe. Calling the police to report the incident is a great first step. They will help get medical attention to whomever may need it. It is also important to move all vehicles out of traffic, if possible. You will still want to stay close to the scene, as leaving the scene of an accident can result in serious charges.

Exchanging information with other drivers involved is also important. The negligent driver’s insurance company will be responsible for paying any damages, and if you can’t reach them, it will be difficult to obtain fair compensation. Get the phone number, license plate number, insurance information and address of any other drivers involved. You will also want to get the names and contact information of any witnesses. Finally, take pictures of any damage or injuries.

This may seem like a lot, but with this information, we can more easily put the pieces of your accident together and get you the help you deserve.

Call Today To Talk To An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been involved in a car wreck, we can help. Remain calm and call our office today. You can contact our Birmingham office at 205-930-3131 or fill out our contact form.