Username:   Remember Me

Uber Articles {Über (ger) adj. above, beyond }

- Above and Beyond a Mere Article Directory


What Do You Do If You Are Involved In An Automobile Accident

By John Housh

Often clients do not really know what they should do to protect their interests and own personal safety when they are involved in a major car accident.

MOVE YOUR VEHICLE TO A SAFE PLACE The first thing that should be done is to move the vehicle into a position where the vehicle they are in is not going to be hit again with another vehicle. If your accident is on the freeway, it is imperative that you pull over to the side of the road; so that your vehicle is not hit again by another car that is being inattentive and is just trying to get through. If the accident occurs at night I suggest that you put your hazard lights on immediately. I have unfortunately, represented numerous people who were involved in an auto accident, and then their vehicle is struck again by another vehicle who for some reason could not see their vehicle.

CALL THE POLICE AND AMBULANCE If yourself, any of the passengers or anyone else involved in the accident have any onset of pain you should seek medical care immediately, and have the police come out to investigate the accident. The police officer will come out and speak to witnesses, parties involved in the accident, and sometimes take measurements to reconstruct how the accident occurred.

COLLECT INFORMATION It is very important for you to collect as much information as possible to preserve it for later use when you go see your attorneys. The information that you should collect is the following: 1) Drivers License, license plate #, Registered Owner information of the other vehicle 2) If you have a camera phone, or camera in your car take pictures of the other vehicle involved 3) If there are any witnesses to the accident, don’t wait for the police to arrive to take their information. Get their names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail information so that we can get a proper statement from them

Finally, you should seek the advice of a competent attorney that will represent you in your case so that the insurance companies do not take advantage of you and your loved ones when you need to have your vehicle repaired, medical expenses paid, recover for your emotional distress damages.

Attorney Shaun Setareh is a knowledgeable Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney. Learn more about the Shaun Setareh Law Group, P.C. personal injury law firm at and choose the best Los Angeles Employment Lawyer for your needs.

Article kindly provided by

Topics: Legal | Comments Off

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Article Citation
MLA Style Citation:
Housh, John "What Do You Do If You Are Involved In An Automobile Accident." What Do You Do If You Are Involved In An Automobile Accident. 27 Jun. 2010. 7 Feb 2016 <>.

APA Style Citation:
Housh, J (2010, June 27). What Do You Do If You Are Involved In An Automobile Accident. Retrieved February 7, 2016, from

Chicago Style Citation:
Housh, John "What Do You Do If You Are Involved In An Automobile Accident"

Reprint Rights

Creative Commons License
This article is subject to a revocable license under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License, which means you may freely reprint it, in its entirety, provided you include the author's resource box along with LIVE VISIBLE links (without "nofollow" tags). We may revoke the license at any time with or without cause. You must also include the credit to

Comments are closed.

Uber Articles and its partner sites cannot be held responsible for either the content nor the originality of any articles. If you believe the article has been stolen from you without your permission, please contact us and we will remove it immediately. If you have a problem with the accuracy or otherwise of the content of an article, please contact the author, not us! Also, please remember that any opinions and ideas presented in any of the articles are those of the author and cannot be taken to represent the opinions of Uber Articles. All articles are provided for informational purposes only. None of them should be relied upon for medical, psychological, financial, legal, or other professional advice. If you need professional advice, see a professional. We cannot be held responsible for any use or misuse you make of the articles, nor can we be held responsible for any claims for earnings, cures, or other results that the article might make.
  • RSS Feed

    RSS for Legal

  • Plugin UAW into your sites and start receiving fresh, unique and niche relevant content today and everyday!