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When you have been involved in a car accident it is crucial to do the following things: stop the vehicle and get out of the car, discuss with the other people involved, call the police, gather as much information as you can, document the scene by taking photos of important details or by writing down the names of everyone involved including the witnesses. If you think that you might want to receive compensation for your damages, call a personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Car accidents are unfortunately not uncommon in the U.S. However when they do occur, individuals involved are often not sure about what needs to be done, in what order and what actions could harm their case.
So, if you were involved in such an unpleasant event, you might find the following tips useful.