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Quick Minor Car Accident Checklist

On Behalf of | Jan 10, 2022 | Personal Injury

I was in an accident not too long ago, and even though, as a lawyer, I inherently know what information I need to capture, I was so shaken up that all of those thoughts just flew out the window. Even being in a minor car accident can make you forget simple things you thought you’d remember. We know being in a car accident isn’t something you want to think about, but being prepared just in case is the wise thing to do.

So we prepared a quick list of what information and images to capture when you’re in a minor car accident:

Once you are safely to the side of the road (if possible), exchange information with all other parties. Make sure to get the following information:

    • Their full name
    • Their insurance information
    • The make, model, and year of their car
    • Their license plate number
    • Their contact information: email & phone number

Protect Yourself – Even in a Minor Car Accident

Even in a minor car accident, you want to make sure you are taking every precaution to protect yourself. As personal injury lawyers, we too often come across cases that weren’t documented thoroughly enough because it was assumed that nothing would come of it.

There is no harm in being thorough and taking every precaution. Injuries can show up in the days following an accident, and you want to make certain that you have what you need to ensure you can get both physical and financial recovery in your case if needed.

Car accidents are the most common personal injury cases that we have here at Meyer Injury Lawyers. If you ever need our team to look into your case and fight on your behalf, we are here.