What to Do When in a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Accident
Information Provided by Larry M. Pollack, a New Jersey Auto Accident Lawyer
If you have been in an accident involving a motor vehicle, there are four important rules you should follow:
- Call the police and wait for them
- Ask for an ambulance or seek medical attention immediately if you suspect you are injured
- Do not discuss the accident directly with the other driver
- Take pictures of the damage to both vehicles and the accident scene, using your camera or cell phone.
Beware of the clever insurance adjuster who does not have your best interests at heart and is actually looking for ways to see that their company pays you as little as possible or nothing at all. Protecting your rights in a motor vehicle injury case means retaining a New Jersey auto accident lawyer prior to, or directly after, receiving the first treatment for your injuries.
If you are unsure of which physician to visit, New Jersey car accident lawyer, Larry M. Pollack, Esq. can help you find a qualified doctor in your area who is willing to accept your insurance. Early investigation and preparation of all facts in your auto injury case will help you meet the minimum thresholds you must prove under New Jersey law in order to bring an action for non-economic damages such as your pain and suffering. You may bring an action for non-economic damages if a motor vehicle accident caused you or a family member to suffer:
- Loss of a limb, or other body part
- Significant disfigurement or scarring
- Loss of a fetus
- Displaced fractures or
- A permanent injury, other than scarring or disfigurement.
The extensive experience of New Jersey auto accident lawyer, Larry M. Pollack, Esq. in handling motor vehicle accident cases means that he knows how to prove what is necessary to meet New Jersey personal injury thresholds. All motor vehicle accident cases call for expert legal representation, which is why it is important for you to contact Larry M. Pollack, Esq., a New Jersey car accident lawyer today for a free, no obligation consultation.