A car accident can happen at any time, including when you are on vacation.
Knowing what to do after a car accident is vital. But it’s so tough to know what to do in the moment, especially if you are on vacation. At Sandoval Law Firm, we understand the issue of an out-of-state car accident can be a stressful period of time. The most important tip we can give you if an auto accident occurs when you are on vacation in the state of Texas is to remain calm and follow a few simple steps to stay ahead of the game.
In the minutes after a car accident takes place, you should make sure you and your passengers are safe and healthy. After checking on the well-being of your passengers, you can start to consider the condition of your vehicle and who is to blame. To ensure justice is done following the wreck, you should follow a few simple steps:
- Call 911 to get a police report regarding the wreck
- Use your Smartphone to photograph the scene and any damage to the vehicles involved
- Exchange information with other drivers
- Seek immediate medical evaluation
- Report the collision to your insurance company
- If you are renting a car, let your car rental company know about the accident
Should You Hire A Lawyer, Even Though You’re On Vacation?
Vacations take us to different parts of the world, with many travelers choosing to explore the state of Texas. The good thing for the majority of drivers is their auto insurance covers them for travel anywhere in the U.S. Auto accidente attorney Hector Sandoval recommends calling your auto insurance provider to check on your policy details.
In our experience, the process of completing an insurance claim out-of-state is similar to those filed from your home. No matter where you are in the U.S., your insurer will provide you with the support you need to return home,” said Attorney Sandoval.
What Kind of Support, Could You Receive From Your Insurer?
- Providing an insurance adjustor
- Helping tow the vehicle to a registered mechanic
- Providing rental vehicles if your car is not drivable
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Get Medical Assistance
It’s difficult to be sure of injury after a car accident which is why we always err on the side of caution and advice everyone who has been in a car accident to get medical help as soon as possible. The problem with car accidents is that you can never be sure if you are not injured until time has passed, or until you have been evaluated by a medical professional.
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Get Legal Assistance
Car accidents are so chaotic and if you’re on vacation you’re already out of your comfort zone. For this reason, if you, or a loved one, is injured in a car accident when on vacation, you will need specialist support. Contacting Sandoval Law Firm is a good step to take to ensure you have a complete understanding of the insurance and accident rules in another state. Different states have their own rules about auto accident blame and insurance, meaning specialist legal help is the best option.
Contact Attorney Sandoval for Support
When you are involved in an out-of-state auto accident you will feel confused and stressed about your options. You need to know that there are some steps that will help you make sure that your battle with the insurance company is not going to be as difficult as it could be. Contact Sandoval Law Firm at (346) 347-7777 to request an initial consultation to discuss your case.
It’s important to note that the fee is contingent or dependent on Sandoval Law Firm, PLLC wining your case. We will collect attorney’s fees when your case is WON and that’s the only way will be able to charge our fee. IF WE DON’T WIN, YOU DON’T PAY!