El Paso What to do After an Auto Accident
We are frequently asked, “What should I do if I’m involved in a car crash in El Paso, TX?” Here are our suggestions.
- Safely pullover to the side of the road
- Check for injuries
- Call the police
- Get witness names and numbers
- Exchange driver information
- Cooperate with the police in completing an accident report
- Report the crash to your insurance company
Though each incident is different, by familiarizing yourself with the general steps to take you’ll be better prepared to handle your situation.
Too often, people wait weeks or months to contact an attorney. At Carabin & Shaw we like to do several things early in a case, such as: photograph the vehicles, photograph skid marks, photograph the accident scene, interview witnesses. If a car has been repaired, we can’t photograph it.
In 2011 the Texas Insurance Institute on Highway Safety, reported that there were 2,752 fatal crashes that year, resulting in 3,016 deaths on Texas roads. Auto accidents can happen to anyone, driving any type of vehicle, riding a bicycle, or even just walking down the street.
At Carabin & Shaw we will use our legal expertise to pursue fair and just compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and other costs associated with your auto accidents. When you turn to us for help, we will make it clear that we’re on your side.
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We will fight hard to get you compensated for your medical bills, lost wages, pain & suffering and any other compensation you deserve. Our goal is to make sure that you are fully compensated for your injuries from an automobile accident due to the negligence of another person. Contact us today via email, or by phone at 915.779.2301 day or night.