Steps to Take After a Car Accident in Vermont

When you are involved in a car accident, certain steps taken both on the scene of the accident and immediately following can play a significant role in your ability to collect compensation. A majority of these steps involve data collection which can be helpful in building your personal injury case.

If you are unable to take action on the scene to the accident due to sever injury, the Vermont car accident attorneys at Van Dorn & Curtiss will do everything possible during the investigative portion of your claim to gather necessary information.

Following a Car Accident

Steps to take following a car accident include:

  • Contact 911
  • Cooperate with emergency personnel
  • Get driver’s license and insurance info from other involved drivers
  • Get contact info from witnesses
  • Contact your own insurance company
  • Take pictures of the scene from multiple angles

Make sure you do not admit fault to anyone you speak to.

As soon as possible following an accident you will want to see your physician for a thorough examination. Some injuries may not be detected on the scene of the accident but will still require medical attention. If you have been injured, you will want to contact one of the Vermont car accident attorneys at our firm to discuss your case and learn more about your rights.

To schedule a free consultation with one of our Vermont car accident attorneys, please contact the Law Offices of Van Dorn & Curtiss today. We serve Vermont and New Hampshire from our offices in Orford and Concord.


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