As a law firm with experienced San Diego car accident attorneys, we know that car accidents are always unexpected. In fact, according to the National Safety Council more than 10-million car accidents occur each year in the United States. They are a sad reality – and in most cases, can be avoided.
Unfortunately, many people simply do not know what to do after they have been involved in a car accident – especially if they are injured. In most cases people start to panic and this may result in further injury and loss of evidence. Keep in mind, usually after a car accident, medical needs need to be address, a police report filed, an auto insurance company notified, and an experience San Diego car accident attorney called.
Having handled many, many San Diego car accident matters, I can tell you there are myths and misconceptions about what to do after an accident. Here are some of the most common: