Hurt in a Crash? Don’t Make These 3 Common Mistakes.

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed after a crash. You’re already in pain due to your injuries, and you may be in shock due to the trauma of the crash and the ensuing adrenaline release. All you want to do is make sure you, your passengers, and everyone else was involved is okay.

But the crash itself may be just the beginning of the crisis for you and your loved ones. That’s because many crash victims either don’t realize the severity of their injuries or even that they are injured at all until hours or days later, causing them to make serious mistakes that can hurt their chances of getting compensation. Those mistakes include:

  1. Not getting immediate medical treatment—The longer you wait to get treated, the worse your injuries may get. In addition, the insurance company may be skeptical about what caused your injuries.
  2. Not reporting the crash to your insurance company—Even if you don’t think you were at fault, you’re still required to report the crash. Failure to do so can make you ineligible for compensation, especially if you have supplemental protection on your policy.
  3. Not calling a lawyer—Consider yourself “lucky” if the insurance company offers you a lowball settlement without a lawyer on your side after a crash. Many car accident victims are given the silent treatment. But with a lawyer helping you, you can pursue the money you’re owed.

In summary: go to the doctor and make two quick phone calls. That’s it!

Those steps alone can save you endless pain, frustration, and unnecessary out-of-pocket expenses. Now make one of those recommended phone calls right now by contacting the Nashville auto accident lawyers at Ponce Law today for a free consultation.

RELATED ARTICLES

The Greatest Risk You’ll Face Today
Nashville has some beautiful, scenic roads to explore on a day trip. From the Natchez Trace to Old Hillsboro Road in Franklin, there are plenty of routes to take for...
Don’t Pay for Other People’s Mistakes
Living on a budget can be tough. Most families have a target income to hit every month to cover the bills, which usually doesn’t leave a lot left over. If...
Tennessee Law Enforcement Focuses on Reducing Distracted Driving Accidents
Distracted driving has never been more of a problem in Tennessee than it currently is. In fact, last year saw the highest number of distracted driving accidents on record in...
OUR REVIEWS
I recently called Ponce Law to ask if they could handle a case I have. When speaking to the receptionist she was very polite, I can say it has been the best customer service I have ever received, unfortunately my case wasn’t a case they handle but that didn’t stop them from helping me they gave me a few numbers wher...
- Francisco Chavez
Ponce Law was recommended to me from Kim Burton. She encouraged me to get assistance with my auto accident. Ponce Law’s team did amazing with my case! I would highly recommend them to anyone that gets in an auto accident. Fantastic job!
- Chelsey Burton
Working with Ponce Law was a complete game-changer for me. After a distressing encounter with another law firm, I was recommended to reach out to Ponce Law by a friend. From the moment I connected with Lilly, I knew I was in good hands. Throughout a difficult period marked by the loss of my stepmother, Lilly and th...
- Sara Nall
FREE CASE REVIEW