It can be difficult and stressful to know what to do in the moments and days following a car accident in Milwaukee or elsewhere in Wisconsin. Failing to take the proper steps to protect your health and preserve evidence can not only cause you serious pain and suffering, it can also negatively impact your ability to seek compensation for your injuries and losses through a car accident lawsuit.
Gruber Law Offices, LLC, urges you to keep our Wisconsin Car Accident Checklist in your vehicle so that you will have a handy reference guide to help you remember what to do – and what not to do – after a car accident.
At a minimum, you should keep the following items in your car in case an auto accident occurs:
As much as possible, you should remain calm after being involved in a car accident and resist the urge to panic. You should then do the following:
Much of the evidence that will play an important role in your case can be obtained in the immediate aftermath of a crash right at the accident scene. It will help if you can do the following (depending on the extent of your injuries):
The cars involved (exterior and interior of each car and any particular damage you note as well as shots showing the license and whether airbags were deployed)
You should be focused on your health after an accident. At the same time, you can take steps that will help your lawyer to prepare your case for compensation.
It is important to understand the mistakes you can make – and must avoid – after a car accident.
Gruber Law Offices, LLC, is a Milwaukee car accident law firm representing motorists and passengers injured in car crashes caused by the negligence of others. Call our office or contact us online for prompt and experienced legal representation.