You Do Not Have To Walk Through The Aftermath Alone
What happens in the moments, days and weeks after an accident is important. After suffering an injury due to the actions of another person, you may be unsure of how you should proceed and what you can do to protect your interests. The aftermath can be overwhelming, but there are specific things you can do to help your case.
By turning to the experienced injury attorneys at Swanson Lathen Prestwich, PC, as early as possible after suffering an injury, you can have experienced guidance by your side at every step. Our Salem legal team helps injury victims throughout Oregon fight for the recovery they deserve.
What To Do Immediately After an Injury
The scene of an accident can be confusing. Besides calling the police and seeking medical care for the injured, what should you do next? The following steps are simple ways you can protect yourself and strengthen your case if you move forward with a civil claim:
- Preserve any accident-related evidence to the best of your ability.
- Take pictures of the accident scene.
- Get information from everyone involved in the accident.
- Secure contact information from any witnesses who saw the accident.
- Get medical treatment to document your injuries.
- Keep up with all medical records.
It is also important to avoid giving any kind of recorded statements. Insurance companies and other parties may use these against you in the future. We have your best interests in mind, and we will speak on your behalf and work diligently to hold liable parties accountable from the moment you call.
You Need Experienced Personal Injury Lawyers On Your Side
Allow our award-winning personal injury attorneys to assist you in this difficult time. Founded in Salem, OR in 1958, our personal injury law firm has diligently served personal injury victims across all of Oregon, and we’re here to help you. Contact our office for a free and completely confidential initial evaluation of your case — call 503-581-2421 or email us for an appointment.