What To Do After A Vehicle Accident In Billings, Montana

If you have been injured in a vehicle accident, taking care of yourself is your primary focus. Assessing and treating any injuries you have suffered must be your first concern. However, once you have handled your immediate needs, it is in your best interest to contact a lawyer. At Towe, Ball, Mackey, Sommerfeld & Turner, PLLP, we know what to do after a vehicle accident, and we are here to guide you.

Address Your Physical Injuries First

Once you have addressed any immediate injuries or medical concerns of you or your loved ones, you will want to make sure your vehicle is driven or towed to an appropriate location. If it is possible, you should photograph the accident scene and the damage to the vehicles involved.

The first thought some people have after a car accident is to immediately contact their insurance company. We recommend you talk to an attorney first. Depending on the facts of your specific accident, it may be best if you call a lawyer even before you commit to a shop to repair your vehicle. If the accident that caused your personal injury happened in Billings, you can reach one of our attorneys at 406-534-0288 or 800-838-3083 to help you make the best decisions.

Contact Professionals Who Know The Law

Although we can assist you even if you waited to contact an attorney, we can provide you the most thorough help if you call as soon as possible. We encourage you to wait to make statements or sign documents regarding the accident until you have spoken with an attorney. When you hire a lawyer, he or she will often handle communication with the insurance company or other parties on your behalf. We can help you complete necessary documents and appear with you if you have to answer any questions or make statements.

There are various tasks and duties that arise from a motor vehicle accident. It is easy to overlook or mishandle something. Working with an attorney who understands what needs to be done will eliminate the risk of mistakes. To schedule a free consultation with an attorney at Towe, Ball, Mackey, Sommerfeld & Turner, PLLP, either complete our contact form or call us at 406-534-0288 or 800-838-3083.