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Tips For What to Do In A Car Accident


Our Michigan car accident lawyers are frequently contacted by Michigan car accident injury victims many months or even years after suffering injuries in a Michigan car accident. Because many months have passed, it is often more difficult to obtain important information to help the client with his no-fault insurance claim for a claim against a negligent driver.

What Should You Do If A Car Accident Happens

According to Geico, there are tips everyone should know an advance to help deal with the stress and the Michigan No-Fault Insurance Benefit claims process of an unexpected crash.
  1. Be prepared (keep the following items in your car)
  • Insurance card
  • Vehicle registration
  • Emergency contacts
  • Flashlight
  • Blanket
  • Flares
  • Jumper cables
  • Rags or paper towels
  • Trash bags
  • Disposable camera
  1. Be safe
  • Move your car to a safe nearby location, but be careful not to leave the scene
  • Check to see if anyone is hurt. Call 911 for medical assistance
  • Contact the police.
  1. Stay calm
  • Don’t panic, remain calm and polite
  • Do not admit fault
  • Cooperate with police
  1. Exchange information
  • Collect contact information for anyone who was there, including other drivers, witnesses, and the tow company if your car is towed.
  • Obtain police report information
  • Collect information about all vehicles involved (year, make, model, license plate number, insurance carrier, insurance policy number
  1. Report the accident to our insurance company

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