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Three Things to do After You’ve Been in a Car Accident

Despite the shock you may feel in the moments following a car crash, it is important to remain calm and remember certain steps you should take to help yourself move forward. There three things you want to make sure you take care of yourself and protect a potential lawsuit.

Call 9-1-1

Call 9-1-1 immediately following the crash to report it. This will not only help you get the help to remove your vehicle off the road and get to the sidewalk safely, but you will have an accident report from the law enforcement.

Receive Medical Treatment

You want to contact the proper authorities for medical attention as well. Car crashes can cause sudden impacts that result in serious injuries including neck injuries, back pain, broken bones, lacerations, concussions, and more. You need to seek medical attention as soon as possible to help make sure you can get the treatment necessary to help heal. Also, this can give you a medical report proving that you have sustained an injury. This can help with your potential lawsuit.

Call a Lawyer

If an injury is caused by a negligence-related crash, you may have legal rights to help you seek compensation from the responsible party. This lawsuit can hold the negligent party financially accountable for medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and lost income caused by the injuries sustained. A lawyer can help you go through negotiations and trial if necessary.

Our Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help You

If you have sustained an injury due to the negligence of another individual, you should understand your rights and options. Our Wisconsin personal injury attorneys at Cannon & Dunphy S.C. are here to guide you through the complex process and work to help you obtain the successful results you need. We are here to stand in your corner and help you every step of the way.

Call us today to learn more.

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