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Car Accident Resources

Car accidents can result in serious injuries, death, extensive property damage, and often impact the lives of those involved in other, unforeseen ways. If you are involved in an automobile accident, you likely will have to work with your insurance provider, the insurer(s) of the other people who were part of the accident, and possibly a personal injury lawyer. It can be an overwhelming experience, particularly if serious injuries limit your day-to-day activities.

If you are in a car accident, make sure you get immediate medical attention (if necessary) and take detailed notes of the incident. FindLaw's After a Car Accident: First Steps is a great place to start. It's also a good idea to get contact information from any possible witnesses to the accident.

If you decide to file a personal injury claim, make sure you fully understand which kinds of damages you are entitled to claim.

The following resources address automobile (and motorcycle) safety, including tips on how to work with your insurer. See FindLaw's extensive Car Accidents section for additional articles and resources.

Get Professional Legal Help With Your Car Accident Claim

While car accidents can be devestating, sometimes it's hard to know for sure if you've been injured until much later. Not all car accidents require the help of an attorney, but most lawyers will meet with you for a free initial consultation. If you've been in a car accident and have questions about the legal process, it may be in your best interests to contact an experienced injury attorney near you.

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