Important First Steps After Being Injured
If you were in an accident, the other person’s insurance company will do everything they can to avoid paying a claim. They may try to get you to say you were responsible or that you do not have the injuries you are claiming. The best way to avoid being taken advantage of after an accident is to have a Virginia Beach personal injury attorney on your side who knows the tricks insurance companies will try to pull. We can take the stress out of the process for you.
Taking certain steps right after your accident can help reduce the chances of the other person’s insurance company blaming you for your injuries. For example, in a car accident, you should immediately contact the local police. Not only is this required by law, but the police officer will write a report saying what happened. This report may have important information, like the other guy was issued a ticket for poor driving or even said that he caused the accident.
Next, call a local Virginia Beach personal injury lawyer. We can help you avoid saying anything that would hurt your case and fight for your best possible outcome.