Mistakes To Avoid After A Car Accident

Seriously injured in a wreck? Watch this video to learn about the mistakes to avoid after a car accident to ensure you maximize your recovery. 

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Question: What should I avoid doing after a car accident?


We see a couple of mistakes that car accident victims in Washington commonly make. One would be making a recorded statement to the insurance company. From the outset, you’re going to probably get a call within a day or two of the crash and your answer to even common questions will be used against you later. Don’t take that call if you don’t need to, and definitely don’t provide a recorded statement to the insurance company.Mistakes To Avoid After A Car AccidentThe second most common mistake that we have is people not documenting their injuries. If you come to us two months after the crash and you’ve been hurting that entire time, but you never saw a doctor for your injuries, your case is very difficult. The third thing that we see people making mistakes on in personal injury claims in Washington is not consistently following your doctor’s instructions. If you go to the doctor and your doctor says you should seek massage two times a week and instead you’re going once every month, that’s a problem. Be sure that you’re following your doctor’s instructions and that you’re doing all you can to get better, because that’s going to build not only a stronger case, but improve your chances for making a physical recovery.

Were you or a loved one involved in a serious wreck and have questions about the mistakes to avoid after a car accident? Contact an Edmonds car accident lawyer at Certa Law Group today for a free confidential consultation. Let our experience work for you.

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Out of Town Legal Resources

We primarily help people injured in Washington, but we are constantly looking for quality attorneys and online resources that can help people in other parts of the country. We found a personal injury firm in Rochester, NY that focuses on car accidents and created a lot of great online educational resources. If you are injured in a car accident in New York check out their Car Accident Injury Resources.