Car Accidents

What Should You Do After A Car Accident?

The minutes and hours immediately following a traffic accident can be a confusing and frightening period. By following certain guidelines you can put yourself in the best position to recover from any injuries you have suffered and file a personal injury claim if one is needed.

The Law Office of Robert D. Massey and Associates has assembled the following tips to help you respond after a car accident:

  • Seek medical attention. Your highest priority after a traffic accident is to get the medical care you need. Treating cuts, broken bones and other urgent issues is self-evidently important; this is also a good opportunity to ask your doctor about less visible conditions that may take days or weeks to manifest such as neck and back pain.
  • Get the negligent party’s insurance information. After any accident, it is crucial that all parties be able to reach each other. This is especially important for injury victims, since the party accused of negligence will have every reason to leave the scene quickly. In addition to insurance information, be sure to get the driver’s name and license plate number.
  • Speak with a lawyer. To get a fuller understanding of your legal options, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. At the Law Office of Robert D. Massey and Associates, we can help you determine whether you have a legitimate personal injury claim, and guide you in your next steps.
Don’t worry if you have skipped some of these steps.  No matter what action you have taken so far, we can help advance your case. 

Get Legal Support When And Where You Need It

Our personal injury clients included just about anyone injured on the road — including drivers of cars and tractor-trailers, motorcyclists, bicyclists and pedestrians.

If your injury requires an extended hospital stay, we will happily travel to your hospital to meet with you. Whether we are meeting in a Tennessee medical facility or in our Pulaski office, we can offer guidance on how to document your medical issues in order to properly file your personal injury claim.

Get Tailored Advice After An Auto Accident

Email the Law Office of Robert D. Massey and Associates or call 931-424-8655 to schedule an initial consultation. We offer our personal injury clients a free first meeting to determine how we can be of service.

We bill our personal injury cases on a contingency basis, which means that you don’t have to pay for our services unless we bring your case to a successful resolution.

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