Five Important Steps After an Accident

The immediate moments following an accident can be overwhelming and scary. At Smith, Gaskill & Shenkman P.A., we are here to make sure you stay safe, calm, and protected during this vulnerable time. Our personal injury attorneys have put together a list of steps to help guide you after an accident. Your safety and well-being are our top priority, make sure that you are safe and out of danger… then follow the following steps to protect yourself and your rights:

1. Call 911 and report the accident to law enforcement.
2. Take photos of property damage (all vehicles).
3. Report injuries to the responding officer.
4. Do not give any statements to insurance carriers.
5. Protect your rights, call Smith, Gaskill & Shenkman from the scene!