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What If I Want To Make A Claim For My Injuries?

Posted On: April 25, 2016 | Categorized as:

If the other driver was at fault, you may be entitled to compensation-for your personal injuries, car damage and other expenses, such as lost wages or the cost of a nurse needed after the accident. If you had your own insurance at the time of the accident, you may also be able to sue for … Read More »


What Should I Do If The Other Driver Does Not Have Insurance?

Posted On: April 25, 2016 | Categorized as:

If the other driver’s insurance is not enough to pay for all of your damages, your own insurance may pay the difference-if you have underinsured motorist coverage. If you do not have these kinds of insurance or if your damages are more than the policy’s limit, you can sue the other driver. However, even if … Read More »


Who Pays If I’m Injured Or My Car Is Damaged?

Posted On: April 25, 2016 | Categorized as:

That depends on who is at fault, whether you and the other driver have insurance and what kind of insurance you have. There are two major types of automobile insurance: liability and collision. Liability. If you are to blame for an accident, your liability insurance will pay the other driver for property damage and personal … Read More »


Do I have to report the accident?

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Yes. First, you may need to call the police. Second, report the accident to your insurance company. Ask your insurance company or insurance agent what forms you should fill out and to help you make other necessary reports on the accident. Third, contact an attorney at Slover, Prieto Marigliano & Holbert, LLC to discuss your … Read More »


Should I get a physical checkup after the accident?

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A checkup may be a good idea for both you and your passengers if any of you have concerns about your health. You could be injured and not know it right away. You may wish to call your doctor or another health care provider for advice. Your automobile insurance may pay some or all of … Read More »


What if I get a ticket?

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Sign it. A ticket has nothing to do with your guilt or innocence. When you sign, you are only promising to appear in court to contest the ticket, or to pay it later if you wish. If you do not sign the ticket, the police officer can arrest you. While it is okay to sign … Read More »


If I think the accident was my fault, should I say so?

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Do not volunteer any information about who was to blame for the accident. You may think you are in the wrong and then learn that the other driver is as much or more to blame than you are. You should first talk to your insurance agent, your lawyer or both. Anything you say to the … Read More »


What information should I gather at the accident scene?

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Since many records now are confidential under the law, you may not be able to obtain the information that you want from the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). So be sure to get as much correct and complete information as you can at the scene of the accident. You and the other driver should show … Read More »


How can I get help?

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As soon as you can get to a telephone, call 911. Explain the situation and give the exact location of the accident, so that help can arrive quickly. Be sure to mention whether you need an ambulance or a fire engine. Remain on the telephone until the operator tells you it is okay to hang … Read More »


What should I do if someone is injured?

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First and foremost, call 911 so that emergency responders can provide assistance. In addition, the law requires you to give reasonable assistance to anyone who is injured. However, if you are not trained in the appropriate first aid procedures, do not move someone who is badly hurt; you might make the injury worse. However, you … Read More »