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What To Do After A Car Accident

July 31, 2014
  1. 1. Important Item Checklist
  2. 2. What to Do Immediately After an Accident
  3. 3. Contact Our Auto Accident Injury Attorney

Every year, thousands of Americans are injured or killed in auto accidents on our roads. In fact, there were 10.8 million auto accidents that occurred in the United States in 2009 alone. While most drivers do try to avoid these types of situations, sometimes accidents are unavoidable.

With this in mind, knowing what to do after an accident is essential for a number of reasons. Having a specific plan of action for yourself and your family can make an enormous difference – especially in the confusing environment of most accident scenes, where even the most cautious and responsible drivers can find themselves overwhelmed in the aftermath of the accident.

An organized and simple plan can help to bring peace of mind to those involved, and a sense of calm knowing that you have the ability to make it through the ordeal.

Important Item Checklist

Being prepared is not as difficult as it may sound. With just some simple, very affordable items that can be stowed in your vehicle, you can rest assured with the knowledge that in the event of a crash, you have some items at your disposal that may be of assistance to you and anyone else involved in the collision.

The following items should be kept in an easily-accessible location and can include (but are not limited to):

While preparation is important, remaining calm and being aware of your surroundings is an important part of helping both you and your loved ones to make it through an accident.

What to Do Immediately After an Accident

When an accident occurs, it’s important to collect as much information at the scene, as the details of a crash can often be forgotten quickly by those that were either involved – or those that witnessed the accident.

Some quick points that you will need to check include:

Contact Our Auto Accident Injury Attorney

Here at the Citrin Law Firm, we have a strongly held belief that negligent drivers should be held responsible and accountable for their actions. We have a proven history of trying to educate those in our local community about the dangers on our roads, with our founder – Andy Citrin – starting his own foundation to help bring awareness to this topic.

If you have been injured in an auto accident that was caused by another persons negligence, we can help. With our headquarters being based in Mobile, AL we service both Mobile and Baldwin Counties, and are ready to help with your personal injury litigation today.

To find out more, please contact us 251-888-8888 and a member from our staff will collect some details about your accident, and then quickly refer you to one of our attorneys – it’s that easy!


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