Medical bills; missed work; extensive physical rehabilitation; expensive prescriptions; car repairs and a rental vehicle; bellies to fill; anxiety over what to do next-the buildup of everything that comes crashing in on you after a serious California car accident can be costly and overwhelming. The task of moving on is only compounded by the knowledge that the accident wasn’t your fault.
If a negligent driver has injured you in a California auto accident, contact the California auto accident attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group. We have been defending rights and winning compensation for car accident victims just like you for over three decades, and have successfully represented clients throughout California, including Coachella Valley,Victor Valley, Morongo Basin, Palm Desert, Victorville, and Yucca Valley.
Don’t sign anything from an insurance adjuster until you’ve spoken to an experienced Walter Clark Legal Group auto accident attorney. You may be signing away any future rights to compensation. Insurance adjusters will sometimes show up at the scene of an accident and ask leading or incriminating questions just when victims are at their most vulnerable.
Take pictures at the scene. Talk to witnesses. Gather as much information as you can, if you’re able, at the scene of the accident. Photographic evidence is very hard to refute in a California car accident lawsuit. Be sure to take note of phrases witnesses say like, “that black car was flying,” or, “the truck was swerving back and forth.” Take down names and contact information as well just in case your claim goes to court.
See your doctor immediately and follow all of his recommendations. Any delay may hurt your claim. Also, be sure to keep records and prescriptions on file. Remember that you have the right to a physician of your choice; don’t let the insurance adjuster choose one for you.
Call your insurance company right away. Any delay in reporting the California auto accident could hurt your case.
As time passes: keep records and receipts. Write down how you felt afterward. Six or seven months later, it may be hard to remember how painful it was to bend down and tie your shoes in the morning, and an insurance adjuster may try to say you are exaggerating your injuries. Also be sure to maintain records of household services received, such as house cleaning and lawn mowing services.
The California car accident attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group are sharp, driven, and experienced. When you’ve been injured by someone’s negligence in a California car accident, you need the help of someone who’s willing to stand up to insurance companies and demand the compensation you deserve for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you’ve been hurt, don’t hesitate-call us today.