You may seek guidance from an automobile and truck accident attorney in Washington DC, if you were involved in a vehicular accident in Washington DC, in which another party was at fault. Auto and truck accidents can be particularly devastating, and our Washington DC truck accident lawyers can certainly be of help in such an instance. If you are able, following the steps below will help you should you decide to pursue a claim.
- Seek medical attention. There are many reasons why it is important that you seek medical treatment after an automobile accident. The primary reason is for your health but also so that you injuries may be evaluated properly and there will be clear documentation of the bodily injury you sustained from the accident.
- Exchange information with all involved parties. Certain pieces of information such as names, addresses, phone numbers and insurance company names are crucial elements of the claims and litigation process, be sure to obtain as much information as you can about all parties involved as well as any witnesses. Remember that in the interest of identity protection,there are pieces of information you will want to keep private.See our “exchange information” page for more details.
- Documentation: If, at scene of the accident, you can, take photographs of the vehicles involved, the weather conditions, and the accident scene in genera,l meaning road signs, traffic lights, or any obstacles in the road as well as of your injuries.This will prove quite helpful
Automobile accidents can be traumatic They can cause you to miss time from work, losing valuable income, and to incur costs for medical treatment, psychological treatment or therapy of some kind. If you have suffered an injury due to a truck or automobile accident in Washington DC, you might consider seeking compensation from the at-fault party with the help of a Washington DC truck accident attorney. Below are some of the damages for which you may seek compensation:
- Bruises and wounds
- Damage to your vehicle
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Emotional trauma and mental anguish
- Lost wages
- Medical bills
The attorneys at Cohen & Cohen PC are highly experienced truck, motorcycle, and car accident lawyers in PG County and Washington DC. If you or a loved one has suffered loss from an accident, and you feel you were not at fault, the Washington DC automobile accident attorneys at Cohen & Cohen PC can help. Contact Cohen & Cohen PC for a free case evaluation.