PO BOX 12785
LA JOLLA, CA 92039-2785
TEL: (858) 997-6415
FAX: (858) 997-2111
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Get the name, address, home telephone number, drivers license number, automobile license plate number, work location, and work number of the party who injured you.
Contact the Police or Highway Patrol. This is particularly important if you are going to make an uninsured motorist claim.
DO NOT admit to making any mistakes or use terms such as "I'm Sorry." These could be used as admissions and could negatively effect your claim.
Record the date, time, location, road conditions, and weather conditions of the scene of the accident.
In your own words, write down the nature of the accident, and what happened to you.
Immediately seek emergency medical attention, if necessary.
Immediately take photographs of any damage done to your personal property before repairs are begun.
Seek the advice of a knowledgeable attorney to evaluate whether you have the right to be compensated for damages incurred due to your injury or property damage.
Click On The Image Below For A Handy Information Sheet To Keep In Your Vehicle.
WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN AUTO ACCIDENT