Car collisions and auto accidents happen every day. Crashes change lives in catastrophic ways in an instant. Crashes happen when drivers are distracted, careless, under-the-influence, and negligent.
If you’ve been injured in a car crash on Virginia highways or local Tysons streets, Tysons Trial Law knows how to get the defendant driver and their insurance company to take your injuries seriously. For over 20 years, Amy Griggs has been litigating auto and trucking collision cases with the most complex injuries and facts.
Tysons Trial Law is not a high-volume car crash practice. Here, you are not a number. We limit the cases we accept and carefully focus on where we can achieve the best results.
Tysons Trial Law knows that to truly have a positive impact and use our litigation skills for the best and highest good, catastrophic and serious injury cases will be accepted. Amy Griggs routinely handles car crash cases involving spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, orthopedic injuries and broken bones, amputation injuries, and other serious medical injuries.
Contact Tysons Trial Law and you will find someone to listen. You will find an experienced, trusted advisor to guide you through the legal process.
If we determine that Tysons Trial Law is not the best fit for your case, we have a strong network of Virginia law firms we can connect you to.
What should I do after a car crash?
The period immediately following a car crash can be disorienting, but taking the right steps can be crucial for your health, safety, and any potential legal actions that may follow. Here are the most important things a person should do after a car crash:
→ Check for Injuries: First and foremost, ensure the safety of yourself and others. Check yourself for injuries, and if you can, check on the well-being of others involved in the crash.
→ Call 911: If there are any injuries or if the crash is blocking traffic, it's crucial to call the police or emergency services. They can assist with immediate medical needs and help secure the area. Even if the accident seems minor, a police report can be an invaluable piece of evidence for any subsequent insurance claim or lawsuit.
→ Exchange Information: Get the contact and insurance information from all parties involved in the crash, including name, phone number, address, driver's license number, license plate number, and insurance details. Use your phone to quickly snap pictures of the other parties’ important documents.
→ Document the Scene: If you're able, take photos of the scene, capturing the positions of vehicles, visible damage, and any relevant road conditions or signs. These photos can serve as valuable evidence later.
→ Seek Medical Attention: Even if you don't feel injured immediately after the crash, it's important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Some injuries may not be immediately apparent, and having a record of medical treatment can be important for insurance and legal purposes.
→ Notify Your Insurance Company: Report the accident to your insurance company as soon as possible. They'll start the process of handling your claim and guide you through the next steps.
→ Keep Records: Document everything related to the accident and your injuries. This includes medical expenses, repair bills, lost wages, and any other costs incurred due to the accident.
→ Contact a Lawyer: Especially in the case of serious collisions, getting in touch with a lawyer can help protect your rights. At Tysons Trial Law, we can handle communications with insurance companies and guide you through the legal process.
The most important thing to remember is to stay calm and focused, despite the stress and shock that often come with a car crash. Prioritizing your safety and gathering as much information as possible will help in the long run.
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