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What to Do After Auto Accident in San Antonio?

With over two million residing in San Antonio and the surrounding counties and with San Antonio streets in less than optimal condition, with many drivers with marginal at best driving skills and a tendency to text more than to watch the road, it is a miracle more accidents don't occur.

There is no question that San Antonio roadways experience their fair share of automobile traffic, with thousands of accidents occurring annually.

Whether you have been in an auto accident or trucking accident, Texas Law protects you and your family.

Many people aren't sure what to do after a car accident here in San Antonio.

Accidents here in San Antonio and the surrounding communities occur under a variety of scenarios and often result in bodily injury with a wide range of severity. What may seem like a minor auto accident can still result in serious injuries to drivers and passengers. Some common injuries include:

  • Bone Fractures or Breaks
  • Concussions or Brain Injuries
  • Cuts and Bruises
  • Soft Tissue Injury

After an auto or truck accident you will be faced with what can often be a confusing process, especially if you have been hurt. You want to be careful not to accept a first offer of settlement or sign a release from the other insurance company as this could jeopardize compensation to which you're entitled.

Even if you think the responsibility for an auto accident is clear, it is critical you understand that the insurance company and their attorneys are not on your side and that they can be incredibly disruptive or dismissive to you and your claim.

It's in your best interest to contact an experienced lawyer to help you navigate the injury claim process.

Auto and trucking accidents are relatively common with consequences ranging from little property damage to multiple car collision with major property and personal injuries. Some auto and truck accidents may have major life-changing costs. Our attorneys have created a checklist of things to consider.

What to Do After an Auto Accident in San Antonio:
  1. Turn emergency lights on for other drivers to go around you
  2. Call the police
  3. If passengers are injured, call for medical help
  4. If it is safe, pullover to the side of the road
  5. If it is safe, exit your car
  6. Take a picture of the accident
How to File a Claim Here in San Antonio
  1. Exchange personal information with the other drivers
  2. Write down time, date and location
  3. Get witness information
  4. Remain on the scene of the accident until police says it is okay to leave
  5. Call your insurance
  6. Call your attorney
  7. Don't talk about the accident with others

If you or a loved one has been injured in San Antonio, it's important to know what to do after a car accident. Please contact the San Antonio car accident attorneys of Carabin Shaw today. When you call our lawyers, you can receive a free initial consultation as we review your San Antonio Accident Case

Our Law Firm will work on a contingent fee basis which means that there is never a fee unless we successfully resolve your case. Call us today toll-free at 800-862-1260.


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