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June 15th, 2017

5 Instances When You Absolutely Should Talk to an Attorney After a Car Accident

5 Instances When You Absolutely Should Talk to an Attorney After a Car Accident

There are a lot of different reasons why talking to an attorney after a car accident would be in your best personal and financial interest.  A good rule of thumb is, when in doubt, call!  You might be the kind of person that wants to do a bit more reading first, and in that case, we wrote up a list of 5 instances that should always warrant a phone call to a good car accident attorney.   Injury in a Car Accident   When you’re in a car accident there are many ways an injury might result that it’s hard to list them out in any definitive manner.  We did write a great article on the Most Common Injuries Caused by Car and Truck Accidents in 2017, and it if you’ve been in a recent accident, you should read it.  A lot of injuries are not readily apparent at the scene of a car accident.  Some injuries, especially soft tissue injuries, can take time to manifest, for all parties involved.   This means if you have an injury, or even suspect one, you should talk to an attorney.  By consulting with a good car accident attorney, you’ll understand what to look for (injury-wise), and you’ll have a good idea how to respond if other parties start to claim injuries related to the car accident.  A short conversation with a car accident attorney after a car accident can help prepare you for all sorts of medical, financial, and legal issues resulting from it.     Death from a Car Accident    Death might be sudden in a car accident, or it might take time to occur as a result of injuries suffered because of the accident. In either case, one of the first things that happens to people when a death has occurred is searching for a cause.  You might be wondering yourself why your car accident occurred, and if someone close to you has died as a result of the car accident, you may not be able to get the answers you need, in a timely fashion.  Accidents are hard to reconstruct when everyone is ok – when there’s been a trauma, like a death, it’s infinitely worse.   Likewise, if there was a death from another party as a result of your car accident, you should also contact a car accident attorney.  Personal Injury & wrongful death claims...

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