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10 Do’s and Don’ts After an Accident

1. Do call 911. Remain calm and courteous until police arrive.

2. Do exchange insurance information with everyone at the scene.

3. Do write down the plate number, make & model of the other car. Take photos if you can – even with your cell phone.

4. Do look for witnesses and get their contact information.

5. Do get medical attention right away for anyone who is injured.

6. Do notify your insurance company as soon as possible.

7. Do cooperate with the police. If they give you a ticket, it is ok to sign that you received it. But:

8. Don’t admit anything . . and

9. Don’t discuss the details of the accident with anyone else at the scene, or with representatives or investigators for any insurance company, or sign anything else until you talk with your lawyer. And don’t forget:

10. Do Call us at 623-328-8567(Click to Call) for a free consultation about your options, rights and concerns.

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10 Dos and Don'ts After an Accident