First Steps after a Car Accident - Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA | a personal injury law firm
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First Steps after a Car Accident

Personal injuries sustained in a car accident are not only physically and emotionally devastating, but can also create extensive financial burdens for you and your family as you attempt to recover from your injuries.

Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA law firm has many years of experience and hundreds of appreciative clients due to our personal injury lawyers successfully resolving the financial burden caused when they or their loved ones sustained injuries in a negligent car accident in Ives Estates and surrounding communities.  We have assisted our clients in obtaining compensation for their lost wages, hospital bills, and pain and suffering.

One of the first steps after a car accident should be placing a call to an Ives Estates personal injury lawyer. To ensure that your lawyer can provide you with the best possible outcome, consider taking these important steps:

  • Request emergency transportation to a medical facility.
  • Ask someone to take pictures at the scene immediately following the accident, and include pictures of your vehicle as well as other vehicles involved in the accident.
  • Also make sure pictures are taken of the roadway, especially if roadway debris, and/or signs have any potential bearing on the cause of the accident.
  • If witnesses are available, request their contact information.
  • Request copies of all law enforcement reports.

In addition, it is in your best interest to talk with your attorney before you do the following:

  • Speak with an insurance adjuster
  • Agree to sign ANY insurance papers
  • Agree to any type of settlement
  • Allow repairs to your car
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