Leesburg Florida car accident attorney explains the 5 steps to follow if you don’t want to hire a lawyer immediately after an accident.
You were recently injured in a car accident, and you’re not sure how you want to proceed or if you want to hire a Leesburg car accident attorney for your case. However, there are still things that you can do to protect your rights in case in decide to bring a claim later. The initial goal should be get the medical attention that you need to recover, however, there are a lot of tricks, traps, pitfalls, and mistakes that car accident victims fall into in the immediate aftermath—and many victims end up accidentally giving up their rights or jeopardizing their claims before they’ve even made a decision about how to proceed.
Whether you decide to bring a claim or not, you should heed this advice:
- Don’t sign anything you don’t understand.
- Seek medical attention for your injuries.
- Don’t give a recorded statement.
- Be mindful of what you say to the insurance company.
- Hold on to documents, photos, billing statements, and other evidence.
If you have any questions about your legal rights after a Florida car accident, you can give me a call directly on my cell at (352) 267-9168.