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Personal injury law: Frequently Asked Questions 

If you have been involved in an accident, you might have various unanswered questions that are running through your mind, unanswered. This blog is a set of frequently asked questions answered by lawyers of Tuite Law

What to do after a personal injury accident?

If you are involved in a personal injury accident, the first thing you need to do is seek medical attention. Whether or not you are injured severely, go to a doctor and get your check-up done. If you have a first-aid kit available handy, ask someone to use it or do it yourself. 

How do I know if I can form a case?

To make the fact clear whether you can have a case filed or not, contact an attorney. They will tell you after listening to your case whether or not you can proceed with your case. If you are injured for someone else’s carelessness, you will be able to sue them.

Can I still sue the other party involved in the accident if I am not hurt?

Yes, you can still sue the other party if you were not hurt. In any case, you might not feel any pain due to the traumatic shock of the accident at the given moment. But in the aftermath of the case, one feels the pain and notices the injuries. 

Is it a good idea to call the insurance company? 

It is suggested that you should not call an insurance company after the accident. Insurance companies have a bad reputation for fooling their clients with lowball compensation. They will talk to you and make you accept a low amount. Instead, have your lawyer talk to them. A lawyer with good negotiating skills will bargain on your behalf and settle for higher compensation. 

Should I click photos of the accident?

It is highly suggested that you click pictures of the accident scene and the damaged property. The photos are great evidence that will help you to get higher insurance and prove the fault of the other party. Also, click pictures of your injuries.

How important is it to contact a lawyer?

Contacting a lawyer is crucial. A lawyer will ensure that you have a good outcome from the preceding. In case you were at fault the lawyer will help you to prove yourself innocent but pull some or the other strings. They will also negotiate on our behalf and help you get the desired settlement. 

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