In Case of Car Accidents, Here’s What You Should Do
Posted on Friday, January 22nd, 2016
The next steps that you undertake following a car accident are crucial to avoid the prevalence of more injuries and to prevent further costs from arising. Here are some suggestions for you to consider if ever you are faced with the unfortunate consequences of a car accident.
It is important to have something that will allow you to document the details of your collision, such as a mobile phone or even a pen and paper, so that you can take note of emergency contact numbers, accident details, the extent of the damage caused, etc. You should also consider making it a habit to keep a card with and pertinent medical information, such as allergies or chronic conditions, on your person in case you are rendered unconscious and medical responders need to attend to you.
Drivers involved in the accident should try to move their vehicles to the side of the road if they are still functioning so as to avoid clogging traffic or causing other accidents. If this is not possible, the drivers should stay inside their respective vehicles and put their seat belts on while they await the arrival of emergency responders.
Our personal injury team at Pohl & Berk, LLP helps victims of accidents in Nashville or other areas of Tennessee bring lawsuits against those who caused their injuries. Speak with a qualified member of our team today by calling our offices at 615-277-2765.