If you were involved in a car wreck in northeastern Georgia or southeastern South Carolina, follow these simple steps to protect your rights.
Carefully listen and follow the instructions of the emergency responders attending the scene of the accident.
Do not discuss the circumstances of the accident with anyone other than a law enforcement official attending the scene of the accident. Give a full and honest report to the police officer, when requested.
Just report the facts as you perceived them. Any expression of apology may be misunderstood as an admission of fault.
Accept all medical assistance offered and provided at the scene of the accident or hospital, including ambulance transportation.
Make sure you get a copy of the police report and all medical records related to the accident.
Do not discuss a settlement with the other driver or any passengers who may have been in any of the vehicles involved.
Do not discuss the circumstances of the accident with an insurance adjuster until you have discussed your rights with your lawyer.
Follow your attorneys' legal advice precisely.
Continue to follow your doctor's instructions and prescription medications precisely throughout your case.