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Lexington Accident Lawyers Share 3 Tips to Remember After a Car Accident Injury December 20, 2016

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Lexington Accident Lawyers Share 3 Tips to Remember After a Car Accident Injury, Lexington-Fayette Central, Kentucky

Suffering a collision with a reckless or negligent driver is one of the most stressful situations a driver can face. Even in accidents that don’t involve serious injuries, tensions run high. In such an instance, the experienced accident lawyers of Thompson Law Office in Lexington, KY, know it’s easy to forget your most basic responsibilities. Here, they offer three insightful tips, so you can you gather everything you need to file a sound claim.

Top 3 Tasks To Complete After A Car Accident

1. Use Discretion When Checking On Others

accident lawyersIf multiple passengers, pedestrians, or vehicles were involved in the collision, you might feel inclined to check on drivers before first responders arrive. If someone is injured, refrain from apologizing for their pain. While it’s okay to talk to everyone and provide assistance as needed, do not admit fault in any way until discussing the case with skilled accident lawyers.

2. Take Photos At The Scene

If none of the vehicles involved were totaled, you may want to get in your car and drive away after talking to the police and exchanging contact information. However, it is crucial to take photographs at the scene. These photographs will serve as tangible evidence of the circumstances surrounding the collision and may help build your personal injury case.

3. Stay Calm

Getting in a car accident can be frightening even if the collision is minor, and the stress does not dissipate when you leave the scene. Throughout all of your proceedings, make an effort to remain calm and rational. Your attorney will serve as a voice of reason when you need one the most, but it is in your best interests to stay as calm as possible until the case is settled.

If you were in a collision with a reckless or negligent driver, turn to the experienced accident lawyers at Thompson Law Office in Lexington, KY. Visit their website to learn more about their areas of practice—including wrongful death and DUI defense—and call (859) 280-2222 to schedule an initial consultation today. 

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