Your First Steps After An Accident Caused By The Negligence Of Another
The stress and anxiety you face after an accident can not only hurt your recovery but negatively impact your livelihood. The costs of repairing property damage, medical bills and lost wages from time taken off work can negatively affect you and your family. Knowing your first steps after an accident can help you get your life back on track.
At Wickes Law, PLLC, our personal injury attorney takes immediate action to help clients who have been injured in an accident. We represent many cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you will not pay unless we win your compensation. Call us now at 972-473-6900 to schedule your free consultation.
To ensure that you have all the facts, please document all information about your accident that you can. This documentation should include taking pictures of the scene of your injury, if it is safe to do so, getting the contact information of any witnesses, documenting your injuries and filing a police report, if necessary. This information will strengthen your case if you decide to file a personal injury claim.
Consider A Personal Injury Claim
It’s vital that you do not panic after an accident because you have legal options. Filing a personal injury claim can help you get the compensation you deserve. Our Plano personal injury attorney can help you with this often complicated process, including:
- Investigating the circumstances behind your injuries
- Answering your questions and laying out your next steps
- Finding a doctor and helping you schedule follow-up medical appointments
- Filing a claim on your behalf, including drafting and reviewing all supporting documents
- Representing you in front of insurance companies or the at-fault parties, in or out of court
- Listening to your needs and helping you achieve a resolution to meet your goals
Dedicated to Advocating For You
In any personal injury claim, it is vital that you tell the absolute truth without exaggeration. It is your job to tell what happened and our job to advocate on your behalf. When you try to make your claim more significant than it is, you risk losing credibility. The simple truth is that most injuries hurt bad enough that simply telling what happened, how it happened and how your life has been affected is the most compelling thing you can do.