Proper Steps After A Car Accident

Car accidents are chaotic, confusing and often overwhelming. In the minutes that follow, adrenaline is running high and the situation can be terrifying. Even after the immediate concerns have been taken care of, people are left with dozens of questions, like:

  • How will my car be repaired?
  • How will my medical bills get paid?
  • Who is going to help me take care of this?

Cliff Enten and his skilled legal team have successfully handled many Denver-area claims. Our attorneys have compiled the following general guidelines of what to do, and what not to do, at the scene of a car wreck. If you have already been involved in an accident, contact our car accident attorneys as soon as possible. We can help you through this difficult, stressful time.

For more information about how we can help you through the steps of dealing with the car accident and ensuring you are paid the amount you are owed, please contact our law offices today at 303-952-0703.

What To Do After A Car Accident:

  • Check for injuries. Call an ambulance if needed.
  • Call the police. Get an accident report.
  • Report the accident to your insurance company.
  • Exchange important information (get the other driver's name, address, phone number, license plate number, insurance information, car registration number, driver's license number, and the make, model and year of his or her vehicle).
  • Make immediate notes about the accident (draw a diagram and take pictures if a camera is available).
  • Call a lawyer. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Cliff Enten have successfully helped many Denver-area victims injured in car accidents.

What NOT To Do After A Car Accident:

  • Do not panic. Remain calm and call for help.
  • Do not leave the scene.
  • Do not discuss the accident with anyone but the police and your attorney.
  • Do not speak to anyone from the at-fault party's insurance company without an attorney.
  • Do not sign any papers by an insurance company or agree to a settlement without an attorney.
  • Do not wait. Contact experienced car accident attorneys immediately.