Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

MISTAKE #1ADMITTING FAULT: If you think you’re to blame for a car accident, it’s easy to apologize and admit fault at the scene. Resist. There may be factors contributing to the accident that you are not aware of. The other driver may be partially at fault.

MISTAKE #2AVOIDING OR DELAYING MEDICAL ATTENTION: Effects of a car crash are often delayed. The longer you go without seeking medical attention, the harder it is to link injuries to the crash. Go see a doctor as soon as possible and get checked out.

MISTAKE #3NEGLECTING TO GET INFORMATION AT THE CRASH SCENE: You are going to be frazzled after being in an accident. If you aren’t too injured, collect as much information as possible including parties involved, insurance companies, dates, times, locations, and pictures.

MISTAKE #4NOT CALLING THE POLICE: A police report acts as official documentation of your accident and will be able to independently back up your story.

MISTAKE #5NOT CONSULTING A CAR ACCIDENT LAWYER: Consulting with an experienced Colorado Springs car accident attorney will ensure your rights are protected and you get the settlement you deserve.

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