McCoy & Hiestand Attorneys at Law

DO

Call the police to the scene of the accident.

Take pictures of damage to your vehicle, the accident scene and your injuries.

Exchange information with everyone who’s at the scene (names, contact, insurance, license number, etc.).

Talk to any witnesses, including any passengers, and document their names, addresses and phone numbers.

Pay attention to, and record the details, including time, weather conditions, road conditions, landmarks and anything else you feel may be important.

Call an attorney.

DON’T.

Apologize or cast any blame.

Move your vehicle after an accident unless necessary for safety or required by law.

Post things about your accident on social media.

Assume that your injuries are minor, or that they’ll resolve on their own.

Give a recorded statement to the insurance company.

Settle without consulting an attorney.

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