Harrell, Stoebner & Russell, P.C.
cta contact
Offices Located In Temple And Killeen
Call To Schedule A Consultation: 254-935-3036

Are there specific steps to take after a car accident?

There are few things in life scarier than being part of a car accident. Even if it's a minor fender bender with one other vehicle, you'll have concerns about your health, legal rights and the financial impact on your life.

There are several steps you can immediately take after a car accident to help put your mind at ease. Here are five things to do:

  • Check yourself for injuries: This is a top priority, as you need to know what you're up against in regard to injuries, your health and the type of treatment you require.
  • Move to safety: Depending on the circumstances, this may be the first thing you do. Either way, do your best to move your vehicle out of traffic and to an area where you don't have to worry about another accident.
  • Call 911: You should never attempt to control the scene of an accident on your own. A quick call to 911 will result in an ambulance and police being dispatched to the scene.
  • Receive medical treatment: Even if you're feeling okay, but just a bit shook up, you should still ask for transportation to a local hospital for a professional evaluation. Some injuries don't present symptoms right away.
  • Contact your insurance company: Once you review your policy, contact your insurance company to file a claim.

When you take these steps after a car accident, you'll feel better about your ability to receive treatment for your injuries while protecting your legal rights.

It's never easy to deal with the aftermath of a car accident, but knowing the steps to take will go a long way in helping you do so.

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
Email Us For a Response

Contact Harrell, Stoebner & Russell, P.C. To Discuss Your Legal Issue

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Harrell, Stoebner & Russell, P.C. Attorneys at Law

Temple Office
2106 Bird Creek Drive
Temple, TX 76502

Phone: 254-935-3036
Fax: 254-771-2082
Temple Law Office Map

Killeen Office
2210 E. Central Texas Expy.
Suite 102
Killeen, Texas 76543

Phone: 254-432-7058
Killeen Law Office Map

Representation For Clients Throughout Central Texas