CAR ACCIDENT FAQS
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 35,092 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2015, which is a 7.2% increase from 2014. Thousands more are injured every year, some of which result in permanent disabilities that require lifelong care. If you were injured in a car accident caused by someone else’s negligence, it is crucial to seek legal representation as soon as possible to pursue the fair and just compensation you need and deserve to relieve the financial burden many often experience in the aftermath of such accidents. Choose a Shreveport personal injury attorney from the Law Office of Robert B. Dunlap today. Mr. Dunlap has more than 30 years of legal experience and will fight diligently on your behalf to achieve a desirable outcome.
Q: WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I AM INVOLVED IN A CAR ACCIDENT?
A: First and foremost, one should never leave the scene of an accident, even if you were not at fault. Doing so can result in criminal charges. If you or anyone else sustained injuries, call for emergency medical attention. If your injuries appear to be minor, you might not need to get transported to an emergency room, but you should still see a doctor as soon as possible since there is still a possibility they are worse than you think. You should never apologize or admit liability at the scene of an accident or this could be used against you later, ruining your chances at compensation. Remember to obtain any pertinent information, including names, phone numbers, addresses, driver’s license information, license plate numbers, etc.