When to Hire a Syracuse Car Accident Lawyer

Posted: February 11, 2019

Syracuse is a busy city and the weather can often be unpredictable. During the winter, when the roads are clear, some people drive slowly because they generally fear winter driving. Then there are some people who are impatient and want to get where they are going as quickly as possible. You may try to avoid being in an accident, but a Syracuse car accident can happen to any driver. When should you get in touch with an attorney about your Syracuse car accident?

Get Medical Attention First

It’s a good idea to collect all of the contact and insurance information you can from the other driver. If you are being taken away for emergency medical attention, then you generally can get that information on the police report later.

At the moment you get into an accident, the adrenaline may be running through your body. This adrenaline could possibly  be masking any small pains you might be feeling. If you suspect you were hurt, you should seek treatment. Those small pains could easily escalate into larger pains. It may be difficult to prove that injuries were caused by the accident if you do not see a doctor immediately.

Hire An Attorney

New York State is a no-fault insurance state. This means that your insurance company is generally responsible for paying for your medical expenses, lost income, and property damage. This means that you may want legal advice before you make that insurance claim to be sure all of the necessary information is given to the insurance company.

Your attorney can fight for your rights and make sure you get the compensation you really need.

We encourage you call our hard working Syracuse accident lawyers when you want an experienced car accident lawyer. Our team is ready to make sure that your side of the story is heard. We can work to get you compensation for your injuries.

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