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What should I do after a car accident?

It’s easy to find sources online ready to give advice about what to do when you get in a car accident. Many of them with numbered lists of things you should do and steps you should take. Although some of those lists may be helpful, I would be willing to bet that anyone would find it difficult to remember what 10 things they should do just after being in car accident. That’s why, with this blog post, I’d like to focus on what I feel is the most important thing to remember for accident victims: Seek medical treatment as soon as possible and follow up with your doctor.

People who have been in car accidents know that a person can easily become disoriented after being hit by another car. And, depending on how severe the collision was, an accident victim can be badly injured or even lose consciousness. That’s why it’s important to get medical care right away.

Also, you may not be aware of the full extent of your injuries immediately after the accident. Follow up with your doctor and pay close attention to your condition. Report any changes in symptoms to your doctor and keep a written record of your treatment whenever possible. The most important thing is your health. That should be the first priority for any accident victim.

Attorney, Joseph Klest, has thirty years of experience representing people who have been injured by of the wrongful acts or negligence of others. Click here, or dial 866-264-7639 for a free consultation.

© Joseph G. Klest, 2012.

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