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Concluding our three-part blog series 7 Steps to Take after Motor Vehicle Accidents, below we will present some final steps to complete after motor vehicle accidents.

Step 5 – Call your car insurance provider to report the accident.

After motor vehicle accidents, the most important thing to do is call Shakeshaft and Gorman Law Firm. We can help you and will fight for your rights to compensation.

After motor vehicle accidents, the most important thing to do is call Shakeshaft and Gorman Law Firm. We can help you and will fight for your rights to compensation.

Insurers can be sticklers for following the terms of auto policies to the letter, and some car insurance policies will stipulate that drivers have very limited time frames for reporting collisions.

Therefore, if you are unsure about the terms of your auto policy (or if you know that you are bound by such strict time frames for reporting collisions), make sure that you call your insurance provider as soon as you can after motor vehicle accidents to inform them about the collision.

When reporting the accident, here’s what you should know and be prepared for:

  • Insurers will want to know as many of the details regarding the accident as possible, so be ready to disclose as much of these details as you can. From when and where the accident occurred to how many other drivers were involved, such details will be important to insurance providers.
  • Insurers may be eager to assign fault, and they may even go so far as to try to lead you into accepting some portion of blame for the collision. Make sure you avoid doing this at any cost, as it could cause you to lose out on compensation in the future.

Step 6 – Keep all documents and bills related to the accident together.

After motor vehicle accidents, you may receive a lot of paperwork from various parties, including car repair shops, medical professionals, police, and even your employer. As you get all of these documents, estimates, bills, etc., make sure that you keep everything.

A helpful and easy way to do this is to get a folder or binder where you can keep all (and only) these documents. By saving all of this paperwork, you can be sure to have all of the evidence you may need in the future if insurance providers try to undercut or deny your claim and/or if you end up needing to move forward with a car accident case against negligent parties.

Step 7 – Call Shakeshaft and Gorman Law Firm.

The best thing any driver can do after motor vehicle accidents is to call Shakeshaft and Gorman Law Firm as soon as possible. After motor vehicle accidents, injured people will have a lot to deal with – from getting essential medical care and focusing on their recovery to getting their car fixed and possibly having to deal with missing work; what they can do to make their lives and recovery much easier is to call Shakeshaft and Gorman Law Firm and retain one of our trusted Colorado Springs motor vehicle accident lawyer to:

  • Stand up for their rights
  • Oversee all aspects of their motor vehicle accident claims
  • Help them bring their case to a successful resolution as efficiently as possible.

Colorado Springs Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer at Shakeshaft and Gorman Law Firm, P.C.: Here for You after Motor Vehicle Accidents

Have you or a loved one been hurt in a traffic accident? If so, Colorado Springs Motor Vehicle Accident Attorney Kenneth Shakeshaft is ready to help you recover financially so that you can put your life back together.

To set up a free initial consult, call us at (719) 635-5886 or (800) 383-5886. You can also email us using the contact form on this page. We don’t get paid unless or until you get paid, so you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by contacting us today.

From our offices in Colorado Springs, we serve people throughout Colorado, including people in the Denver metro area, El Paso County, the Pike’s Peak Region, Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Castle Rock, Fort Collins, Highlands Ranch, Littleton, and Grand Junction.

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