How To File A Claim After A Car Accident

Car accidents happen all the time, and it’s important to know the claim process that occurs after you have an accident and experience a personal injury. When you are filing a claim for personal injury, you should consult a lawyer as soon as possible.  A lawyer can help you to understand and navigate the insurance claim process, and ensure that you file a lawsuit, if necessary, before the statute of limitations expires. An experienced lawyer will be able to tell you if you have a case and will help you get the compensation you are entitled to. If you have any concerns about whether to bring a claim for personal injury in the event of a car accident, consult an experienced lawyer. Our expert attorneys at Roth Milne can give you the help you need.  Connect with us through our website or call our law firm to schedule a free consultation today.

Contact your insurer as soon as you can:

Once everyone involved in the accident is safe, contact the insurance company for the party that caused the accident to open a claim right away.   The company may ask to take a recorded statement.  It is best to consult with an attorney who can help you to understand the process for giving a recorded statement, and can be present to ensure that your rights are not violated.  You should also contact your own insurance company right away if you carry medical payments and/or Uninsured/Underinsured motorist coverage.  Make sure to also take pictures of the damage to all vehicles involved in the collision, and write down any important details about the accident that you do not want to forget.   

Get an experienced lawyer to help you navigate the claim:

The best way to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve for your car accident injury is to hire an experienced lawyer who understands the damages that you are entitled to and the statutes of limitations that may govern the deadlines related to your case.  An attorney can help you to get your claim filed and resolved as quickly as possible by presenting information to the appropriate carriers and helping to negotiate a good settlement for your claim. You should submit your claim to your insurer as soon as possible, but you will have time to consult with a lawyer before making your claim against another party.