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How to Protect Your Rights in An Auto Accident

How to Protect Your Rights in An Auto Accident

Victims of an auto crash have legal protections allowing them to seek recompense for damages and injuries. However, it is essential to take certain steps and avoid common mistakes to protect these rights when involved in any form of vehicular crash.

Dealing with the Inevitable

Thousands of auto accidents occur every day. These crashes cause tens of thousands of deaths and injuries and billions of dollars in damage annually. The numbers of vehicular accidents make it a statistical probability that every American driver will be involved in two or more accidents during their driving years.

Unfortunately, most drivers fail to plan for the steps necessary to protect their rights after an accident. The legal system provides a number of protections for victims of auto accidents. However, it is the victim’s responsibility to take the right actions to protect those legal rights. This includes certain things that are important before calling a car accident lawyer in Las Vegas.

Law enforcement officials, insurance companies, and auto accident attorneys all agree on the basic steps that are part of properly responding to an accident. Beyond notifying necessary medical personnel, these items include:

  • Remain at the accident scene
  • Do not make any statements about blame
  • Take as many pictures as possible
  • Pictures should include driver’s license and contact information
  • Notify all insurance providers involved

Once these important steps are addressed for any accident, it is time to contact a car accident lawyer Las Vegas residents rely upon to protect their rights. Such an attorney is knowledgeable in the many details involved in protecting the rights of their clients. This includes collecting all relevant documentation and traffic reports, examining the witnesses, and filing all court documents in a timely manner.

The more serious an accident, the more important it is to take action quickly. Injuries in even minor accidents can result in thousands of dollars of medical bills, and other costs mount up quickly. Properly determining who is liable and defending client rights is the goal of auto accident attorneys. In the event an accident results in death it is vital to act quickly to gather and protect all relevant information and related evidence.

Victims who act promptly and call an attorney for a free consultation gain the gratest probability of fully protecting their rights.

The George Bochanis Injury Law Offices was established in 1985. Before opening his office, Mr. Bochanis spent years representing major insurance companies in litigation cases and prior to that was a law clerk to a prominent local district court judge. Our offices have grown from a small one person setting to having its own well known office location on South Ninth Street in Downtown Las Vegas with 15 employees.

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Since opening our doors in 1985, the accident lawyers at the George Bochanis Injury Law Offices have been committed to helping injury victims get full compensation after slip and fall accidents, motor vehicle crashes, workplace injuries, and other personal injuries.

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