Getting into a car accident is an experience that many individuals fear. Car accidents are hazardous, and if you have been in one, you need to proceed cautiously to recover both physically and financially. In the days following your car accident, be sure to take care of the following tasks:
Go to the Hospital or Doctor Immediately
One of the most important things you need to do is to see a physician. They will be able to tell you what kind of treatment you need after your accident and how much that will cost you. You will need to know your expected financial damages along with any additional physical therapy after your accident.
Get an Estimate from Your Auto Repairs
Have your vehicle assessed for damages and get an invoice documented for your projected repairs. If you are not able to do this, ask a family member or friend to do so on your behalf. Prepare all of these expenses in one place so that it can be assessed along with other individuals that were involved in your car accident.
Consult with Your Insurance Company
You will need to consult with your health insurance company and your car insurance company to see how the expenses will be invoiced to determine your total damages. It is best to speak with them immediately to be able to file your claim and also to present any additional documentation they request.
Have You Recently Been Injured in a Car Accident?
If you suffer an injury in a car accident in Cape Cod, it is wise to speak to a Cape Cod personal injury attorney before proceeding with your claim. The skilled attorneys at Goldberg & Weigand, LLP have many years of experience representing claims related to car accidents located all over the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and can help you as well. If you have been injured and need to proceed with your car accident claim, please do not hesitate to contact us by calling (508) 775-9099 for a complimentary initial consultation.