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Steps to take after you've been in an auto accident

You've just been in a wreck. Your emotions are wild and you want to make sure everyone involved is okay. Do you call the police? Do you take pictures? What if the other driver doesn't have insurance? This is the time to keep calm and do things the right way.

Why should I keep my medical records after an accident?

After an auto accident, you may not want to organize the mountain of paperwork it can generate. However, keeping track of all your medical records after a wreck is one of the most important things you can do.

Why did my auto insurance rates go up?

Auto insurance can be one of the most confusing aspects of owning a car. Each company swears they will save you hundreds of dollars a year; it seems like the state is always changing the requirements for limits, and if you need to make a claim, it can be incredibly difficult to navigate the settlement process.

Four reasons you should go to the doctor after a car accident

Even a minor car accident can be scary. Adrenaline is pumping and your car may have damage. Most importantly, you could be injured. So, what's next? If you've been in a car accident, you shouldn't hesitate to go to a doctor as soon as possible. Here's why.

My Uber or Lyft driver got in an auto accident, what should I do?

Chances are you've probably taken a ride with a ridesharing company, such as Uber or Lyft. Ridesharing is a nice alternative to asking your friends for a ride and can be incredibly convenient if you're planning a night out. While these companies provide a valuable service, what happens when you're in a rideshare vehicle and your driver gets in an accident?

How to deal with a hit and run accident

After a car accident, most drivers usually pull over to the shoulder and exchange insurance with one another. We've covered what to do immediately following a normal accident, but what if the other driver runs from the scene?

How much is my personal injury case worth?

Every personal injury case is unique and has many factors that determine how much the case is worth. Everything from the severity of injury, to lost work, to even where the accident happened can make a tremendous difference in the final payout once everything is settled.

How do I pay my bills after an accident?

After a car or big truck accident has caused injury to you or your loved ones, the last thing you want to worry about is the bill. Paying for medical bills after an accident is not a fun topic, but one that must be discussed.

What NOT to do after a car or big truck accident

The moments after an accident can be an emotional blur for everyone involved. It can seem that there are a lot of steps to remember following a wreck. However, there are a few things that anyone involved in an accident should NOT do to avoid headaches in the days and weeks to come.

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