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After an Auto Wreck

Are you in Corpus Christi? Were you injured in an Auto accident?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 361-444-1111, local if you’re in Corpus Christi.

Steps to Take After an Auto Wreck in Corpus Christi

1. Safety: After any vehicle wreck, your car may be in the path of oncoming traffic or even damaged. If your collision was minor and all the vehicles are moveable, you should consider driving your particular vehicle over to the side of the road to a safe location. If any person at the accident scene was been injured get medical help as quickly as possible. If it could be too much of a danger to move your vehicle, exit your vehicle as fast as you can and get to a safer location like either side of the road which is a safe distance from the scene of the accident.

2. Police: Always make sure to call the appropriate law enforcement agency for help. If you are not sure, call 911 and ask for help after reporting the accident. Even in a minor traffic accident, the appropriate police can help to safely direct traffic and to prepare the needed accident report. Depending upon the existence of injuries, someone may need to request emergency medical attention.

3. Exchange Information: Exchange your insurance information and name with all other drivers who were involved in the accident. You should also get the license plate numbers of all other vehicles involved in the accident. It is unnecessary for you to provide the other drivers with any further personal information regarding your injuries or your home address. Politely and truthfully answer any questions from the police and politely give them any information they may request.

4. Photos. If you are able to do so safely, try and get pictures of each individual vehicle involved in the accident in addition to at least one of the entire incident scene. Take photographs, if you can, of your vehicle’s damage as well as any possible debris in the road that may be of help to you to prove your damages claims.

5. Make Phone Calls: After you have gotten any medical treatment you need immediately, it is very important for you to contact your own insurance carrier and to give them all the details about the accident and what you know at the time of the call about any injuries.

Common Corpus Christi Auto Collision Injuries

Auto and truck collisions frequently cause injury to almost any party of your body depending of course on the type of vehicle crash and the degree of severity of the impact. This can include:

Head: Dental Injuries, jaw or facial fractures, concussion, partial vision loss or other eye injuries
Neck and Back: Disk Injuries, strained muscles or whiplash
Abdominal: Injuries to abdominal organs including kidneys, spleen or liver, hip fractures and strains
Leg and Knee: Meniscus and other ligament tears and strains, fractures or bruises
Feet: Sprained or broken toes, feet or ankles

Contact Experienced Corpus Christi Crash Attorneys to call after an Auto Wreck

If you are involved in an auto collision, it is always important to speak to skilled Corpus Christi auto accident lawyers to talk about the options your case, determine if anyone else is legally liable for your damages and fight to try and get you your best chance at maximum legally available compensation. We are standing by and ready to help you in this fight.

Are you in Corpus Christi? Were you injured in an Auto accident?

Give Carabin Shaw a call. We can help. Call us at 361-444-1111, local if you’re in Corpus Christi.

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The Carabin Shaw Offices in Corpus Christi are located two blocks south of the Nueces County Courthouse in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Our Corpus Christi telephones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 361.444.1111.

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