What to Do After a Car Accident in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
If you or a loved one was involved in a serious car accident, you probably have many questions about your rights and how to assert them. At the law firm of Saunders & Chabert, our attorneys will carefully explain your rights and aggressively pursue full and fair compensation from negligent drivers and their insurance companies.
Our Baton Rouge car accident attorneys realize that no one plans on being involved in a motor vehicle crash, and the time following an accident can be stressful for your entire family. It is our goal to remove this stress and work toward obtaining you compensation for any lost wages, medical expenses, or pain and suffering you or your family member incurred. With nearly 25 years of combined personal injury experience, Saunders & Chabert will lead you on the path to recovery and act as strong advocates for your rights during your entire case.
Contact our Louisiana law firm online today or call 225-341-5739 to schedule a free consultation with one of our skilled lawyers. We accept all personal injury cases on a contingency fee basis — you will not pay a fee unless we negotiate a settlement or win your case.
What to Do After a Car Accident
Anyone involved in a car accident must be aware of the steps he or she should take to ensure his or her rights can be fully protected:
- Seek the appropriate medical treatment, fully document your injuries and treatment, and seek follow-up care if your pain or injuries persist.
- Write down the name of the other vehicle's driver and owner, including his or her insurance information.
- Call the police and obtain a police report of the crash.
- Contact your own insurance company and report the accident.
- Consult an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Soon after your accident, the negligent driver's insurance company might contact you and offer you a sum of money as compensation. You should NOT speak with these representatives until you have hired an attorney to be on your side. These offers almost always are for far less than what you might really deserve.
We will work with insurance agencies on your behalf, and rest assured, we will be very clear if we feel a settlement offer does not reflect the true value of your claim.
Call Today for a Free Consultation With a Louisiana Injury Attorney
Contact our personal injury law office online today or call 225-341-5739 to schedule your free initial consultation. We will work hard to get you and your family the money you need.