Injuries From Motor Vehicle Accidents

WHAT TO DO IF INVOLVED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

It is certainly unfortunate, but Injuries from motor vehicle accidents accidents do occur.  You must protect yourself and your family.  It is best to be prepared, know your rights and know what you should do.  You should familiarize yourself with the below checklist in advance of any incident. The following are some points to note:


  • Call the police to the scene of any accident where there is bodily injury.
  • Think before you speak to anyone at the accident scene.
  • Exchange information, if possible, with the parties. Write it down.
  • Try to make observations of the parties and the scene.
  • Try to identify any and all witnesses.
  • If injured, tell the police, and get the appropriate medical attention.
  • Tell all of your complaints to the medics, hospital personnel, etc.
  • Follow all instructions of the attending medical personnel.
  • Fill all prescriptions, and follow up with all discharge instructions.
  • Keep copies of all medical records and bills.
  • Take photos taken of your body, the vehicle and the scene.
  • Notify your automobile insurance company; know that they will record your conversation.
  • Follow all instructions and treatment prescribed by your doctor.
  • Watch what you say and what is posted on social media about you.


  • Under New Jersey Law, you have certain rights and obligations in dealing with your automobile insurance company or the insurance company responsible for the payment of your medical bills. These may vary depending upon the various elections which you or a resident family member may have selected for your coverage; the contractual language in your particular insurance policy; whether or not you own a car, live with certain relatives who own cars; whether you complied with the law and had your vehicle insured; your State of residency; the law of the State where the accident occurred; and a great host of additional factors. You may have insurance available that you may not have been aware of if you are injured as a result of the negligence of an uninsured vehicle or an under insured vehicle.  All of the facts need to be reviewed by an attorney familiar with this area of law. Sometimes delays can be fatal to the proper handling of your case. Do not delay in seeking qualified legal advice. Your consultation with us is free! Also, you pay no legal fee to us unless we get a monetary recovery for you. We specialize in these areas and we can explain the applicable law to you. We will discuss all your options.

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