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Auto Accidents

South Florida can be a challenging place to drive and unfortunately car accidents happen every day. Too often, auto accidents result in serious personal injury and wrongful death. Families victimized by such tragedies typically expect insurance companies to pay medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages, auto repair or replacement and other costs. But most insurance companies refuse or delay meeting their obligations unless and until they are forced to do so. An experienced auto accident injury lawyers can get a grieving family the compensation it needs and deserves.

The moments immediately after a car accident are very important.  Here are steps you should take to protect yourself.

  • Insist that a police report be taken.
  • Document as much as you can from the scene.  Take pictures of any visible injuries or vehicle damage.
  • Take down driver information, any passenger information, insurance information and witness contact information.
  • Keep a diary of every detail about your injuries, any other losses such as lost wages.
  • Talk to no one about the accidents other than your physician or attorney.
  • Immediately seek medical attention. In the State of Florida you only have 14 days to seek medical attention after an accident.
  • Call 1-800-ACCIDENT 1-800-222-4336 to speak to an attorney.