3 FAQs Car Accidents
- What do I do Right After My Car Accident?
- Who Pays for My Medical Expenses and Lost Wages After a Car Accident Injury?
- What do I do if the Other Driver Does Not Have Car Insurance or Adequate Coverage?
What Do I Do Right After My Car Accident?
Immediately after your car accident you should:
- Move your vehicle to a safe place;
- Determine if you are injured and seek emergency medical assistance if needed;
- Call the police;
- Gather information from the scene including the names and numbers of the parties and the witnesses;
- Take pictures and videos of the vehicle, the scene and your injuries;
- Notify your car insurance company; and
- Call Jed Dietrich, Esq. and his team of lawyers and paralegals at the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. to obtain the compensation that you deserve for your injuries.
New York State is a No-Fault state. This means that although the driver of the vehicle that you were in may not have caused the accident, the No-Fault insurance policy held by the owner of that car, SUV or truck will primarily be responsible for paying your medical bills and lost wages.
If you are in a car accident and the other driver does not have car insurance or adequate coverage, you can seek compensation through your own insurance carrier. Your personal automobile policy includes Supplemental Underinsured and Uninsured Motorist Coverage. Call our office now so that we can review your insurance policy and help you!
Call the Dietrich Law Firm P.C. immediately at 716-839-3939 so that our aggressive, tenacious and hardworking personal injury lawyers can fight to obtain the best result for your personal injury claim in Buffalo, New York. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and there is never a fee until we WIN for you!