WHAT TO DO AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT
Even if you think you have not been injured, take these steps. Serious injuries can show up days or even weeks later. If you can’t act immediately, call a friend or family member to take these steps for you or ask for help from someone at the scene.
Call For Help
Immediately report the accident. Let the 911 dispatcher know if you have been hurt.
When the police arrive, tell the police about your injuries. Do n...read more
So you have been in a car accident and your car is damaged. What do you do now?
You might be asking yourself “Do I need a lawyer?” If you are injured or might be injured you should definitely talk to a lawyer. Even if you don’t hire a lawyer you should get advice. Our consultations are free. If you are certain you are not injured, you might think about handling the property damage claim yourself. The purpose of this paper is to provide you general information on handling your prope...read more
If you are involved in an accident with another driver who does not have insurance or does not have sufficient insurance to cover your damages, you should determine whether you have uninsured motorist coverage (UM) or underinsured motorist coverage (UIM). In Texas, if you purchase UM/UIM, your insurance company will assist with payment for your damages – up to the policy limits — if the other driver does not have insurance or sufficient insurance to compensate you for all damages.