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Car Accident Lawyer in Glendale

What Should You Do After A Car Accident In Glendale?

There can be a lot that starts to happen immediately after a car accident. Even if you are the most careful driver, there may come a time when an accident is unavoidable, so you need to know exactly what to do immediately following a car accident in Glendale.

Stay Prepared

Think about carrying a set of flares or warning triangles for emergencies with you in your trunk, which can be used to alert traffic after an accident. It will also be helpful to have a pen and paper to jot down information, as well as medical and insurance cards with all of your important information.

Right After The Accident

– Always take a deep breath and stay as calm as possible.
– Check to see fi there are any injuries, and always call an ambulance if you are in doubt.
– If it is a minor accident, move the vehicles out of the way of traffic and into a safe place.
– Turn vehicle hazard lights on your and be sure to use any of the emergency alert devices on the for safety purposes.
Contact the police, even if the accident you are involved in is a minor one.

Helpful Tips

You should never sign any sort of document, unless it is for your insurance agent, or the police. Take notes immediately after the accident, including damages to the vehicles that were involved, and any other information from witnesses. Always be polite, but never tell anyone at the accident site that the accident was your fault, which is true even if you think it might have been. Just state any facts, limit the discussion about the accident to the police and your insurance agent only.

When you try to stay calm and remember these points, you will have a much better outcome if you try to get any sort of compensation for the accident that you are involved in.

Call Expert Car Accident Lawyers in Glendale

Consult a skilled and dedicated personal injury lawyer in Glendale with the Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca. Get a free consultation today by calling us at 562-901-4664 or by contacting us online.

Law Offices of Christopher Montes de Oca represents victims in cases involving car accidents, truck accidents, bus accidents, motorcycle accidents, and uber accidents. Serves clients in throughout Los Angeles, including Alhambra, Maywood, Echo Park, Glendale, Long Beach, Whittier, Hacienda Heights, La Mirada and Pico Rivera.

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Chris is proud and humbled to be named as one of the top personal injury lawyers in Los Angeles for four straight years. Among those honors, Chris is recognized as a Super Lawyer. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state receive this award. Chris was recently recognized as a “National Trial Lawyer Top 100”. Membership is extended solely to the select few of the most qualified attorneys from each state who demonstrate superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, stature and public profile.

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