10 Important Steps to Take When Injured

  1. Make sure the police have all of the information they need about the accident.
  2. Record the names and addresses of involved parties and witnesses to the accident.
  3. Keep your family doctor informed of your injury.
  4. Notify your accident benefits insurer within 7 days of the car accident.
  5. Notify your employer or school.
  6. Record the names and contact information of your health care professionals.
  7. Record insurance information.
  8. Keep receipts for all related expenses. Family members should also record dates and time spent caring for the injured person.
  9. Check for other insurance coverage (i.e. through your work, school or private plans).
  10. Contact one of Thomson Rogers personal injury lawyers and know your rights.


Related Resources if you have been injured in a Car Accident:


What You Should Know When You Have Been Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident


Frequently Asked Questions & Answers


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