Published on February 13th, 2019 | by Guest0
8 Things You Should Do After a Car Accident in Georgia [Infographic]
Even if you one is well aware of your surroundings and is properly trained about defensive driving, we cannot deny the fact that vehicle accidents can still occur.
Georgia drivers would likely agree that the fear of being involved in a vehicle accident is top of their concerns, and they do their best to stay safe and alert while cruising the road. However, despite all the precautions taken, the number of fatal motor vehicle accidents in Georgia is still high. In fact, according to recent reports, an average of five people or 31 per week die in Georgia car accidents, while there are more than 1,720 drivers involved in vehicle collisions every day.
While many drivers are aware of how to drive defensively, many still lack knowledge on what to do immediately after they get involved in a vehicular accident. Most of the times, this traumatic event can make one feel they were unprepared for it nor powerless to assess the situation.
Depending on the severity of the accident, though, there are straightforward actions you can do immediately to make sure everyone’s safety and at the same time ensure that you will get just and proper settlement value for the damages and injuries you sustained because of the incident.
To give you more insights about this topic, here are the key takeaways of the infographic below from The Brown Firm, which details the eight things you should do after you get involved in a car accident.
- Ensure everyone’s safety.
- Call the police.
- Gather information.
- Take photos of the scene and all the vehicles involved.
- Don’t admit fault (even if you think it was your fault.)
- File a claim.
- Speak with an attorney.
To learn more about the specifics of these tips, check out the full infographic below.