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10 Most Important Things

To Do After a Car Accident

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Thankfully, accidents don’t happen every day.  That is why when you are in a Florida motor vehicle accident, it is important that you know exactly what to do.  The following are important steps to take to ensure that your accident and injuries will be properly documented.   As always, the attorneys at SouthShore Injury Attorney can help to protect your rights after a motor vehicle accident.


10 Most Important Things To Do After a Car Accident

  • Pull over to a safe spot and turn on your hazard lights

  • Call the Police

  • If anyone is injured, call 911

  • Get information from the other driver (license, insurance, etc.)

  • Tell the Police and medical personnel about all potential injuries, whether they seem significant at the time or not

  • Cooperate with the Police

  • Photograph the scene and all vehicles involved

  • If necessary, seek medical attention as soon as possible, even if you think your injuries are only minor

  • Report the accident to your insurance company (we recommend contacting an attorney first)

  • Contact an attorney

If you have any questions, call us around the clock 7 days a week at (813)419-3866. We’ll be more than happy to review the details of your accident claim and help you get treated and compensated fairly.

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