Be Prepared For Anything While Driving In South Florida – Including Accidents!
While no one can anticipate being involved in a car crash, accidents do happen, so it is a good idea to always be prepared for such an eventuality. Close to a quarter-million traffic accidents occur in the State of Florida each and every year for a variety of reasons – driver distractions, driver fatigue, excessive speeding, erratic driving patterns, road construction and drunk driving. There are some simple rules to keep in mind to be prepared. Write them down and keep them in your glove compartment; when an accident happens, people may become disoriented and forget what to do.
Do not leave the scene of the accident
Make sure your vehicle is moved so it does not block traffic
Call 911 to report the accident
Take witnesses’ names and addresses
Take photos of all vehicles involved
Report the accident to your insurance company
Be careful what you say to the other driver(s), as it could be used against you in legal proceedings
If your car is not drivable, request roadside assistance (it is now available in most carmaker plans, or contact the FDOT’s Road Ranger assistance service at *347)
Make sure to see a doctor as soon as possible, even if you only have minor aches and pains and don’t believe you’ve been seriously injured
Call the Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A. at 1-800-TellRobert as soon as possible – if you have been involved in a car crash, you may be entitled to money damages
The Automobile Accident Attorneys at the Fenstersheib Law Group, P.A. have successfully handled hundreds of South Florida automobile accident cases over the past three decades. If you have been involved in such an accident, call 1-800-TellRobert for a free initial consultation – our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. We will evaluate your accident claim free of charge and advise you of the necessary steps to secure your legal rights.
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