Instructions for Car Accident Victims

  1. DO NOT give any statements, in writing or over the phone, to anyone about your car accident or injuries. This applies even to your own insurance company;

  2. Take photographs of your car before you get it repaired. Give our office the roll of film, and we will get it developed. If you use a digital camera, be sure to email us the photographs. If you are unable to take such photographs, one of our investigators will;

  3. Keep all receipts for any medical or pharmacy payments you make for injuries caused by your car accident;

  4. Be sure to notify your treating doctors(s) about any prior car accidents, fall downs, worker's compensation claims, or injuries. Insurance companies will use any incorrect or mistaken statements to your doctors against you. If you do not recall your past accidents, just tell the doctor, "I don't remember," rather than guessing;

  5. Make sure you notify us immediately if you see a new doctor, or if you move or change your phone number;

  6. It is critical that you tell your doctor(s) about any and all pains and problems you are having. Too often. car accident victims feel that something is not worth mentioning, until it becomes worse. Unfortunately, insurance companies and juries will hold any delay in telling your doctors about your injuries against you;

  7. Make sure you follow all of your doctors recommendations, including attending all physical therapy appointments, filling all of your prescriptions and having all MRIs done in a timely manner. If you have to cancel an appointment, please make sure to immediately reschedule it; and

  8. Lastly, make sure not to discuss your case with anyone other than your attorney, or our staff.
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