This Blog Gives You Tips
On Protecting Your Legal
Rights After A Car
If you're ever in a car accident it would be great to know the steps you
should take in protecting your legal rights. This blog written by The
Brown Firm Savannah car accident lawyers can help!
The Brown Firm has released
a blog written by its Savannah
car accident lawyers.
Each step shows what measures you should take following an
accident in order to protect your legal rights.
The first step highlighted is that of removing your
vehicle from the middle of the road and onto the
shoulder of the road. This, the blog points out,
will allow for the safe and smooth passage of
oncoming vehicles and the prevention of further
The blog next advises that the police be informed of
Once informed, the police would
usually show up at the scene of
the accident to take statements
from those involved.
On this note, the car accident attorneys caution that, while as a victim you're prone to
disorientation following an accident and may get critical details wrong, certain measures
can be taken to prevent you from being held responsible for the accident.
The blog continues that you must be
sure to speak with witnesses and to
take photos of the scene of the
accident and the areas around it.
"Your pictures might show signs of negligence, such as skid marks if the other
driver had to slam on their brakes after speeding. You also need to take
pictures of all internal and external damage to your vehicle and the other
"By having these photos, you can
have an accident reconstructionist
look at the details of the damage
and help show negligence," the
Other steps addressed in the blog include getting medical help
and seeking legal advice from a car accident attorney.
Medical reports, the writers explained, will be
essential in presenting a case for compensation
should you decide to go that way. Meanwhile, an
attorney will be able to protect your legal rights as
well as advise on the steps you should take in fi