First, get medical attention to those who may need it. Next, call the authorities. You should get as much information as possible from the other driver and occupants, including:
Driver license information
You should also get the names of any witnesses. If you have a camera or camera on your cell phone, take pictures of the car accident from several different angles. Get the names and badge numbers of the law enforcement officers when they arrive and ask them for a statement about what they observed. Take notes about the time of the accident, the weather conditions, landmarks and more.
You should contact the experienced auto accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Thaddeus M. Bond, Jr. & Associates, P.C. Why?An experienced auto accident attorney can tell you about different rules and procedures that may be associated with filing an insurance claim. This can be tremendously difficult if you are attempting to do this alone. An attorney will speak to the insurance company on your behalf, which saves you time and trouble.
If you or a loved one has been involved in an auto accident in the Chicago, Lake County, Waukegan, Illinois or Wisconsin area, please contact the experienced car accident attorneys at the Law Offices of Thaddeus M. Bond, Jr. & Associates, P.C. for a free initial case consultation.