You are lucky to be alive. In the United States, nearly 40,000 people a year die in car accidents. Even more egregiously, most of these accidents were preventable had vehicle operators only paid attention to how tired they were, the rules of the road, pedestrians or cyclists, etc. If you’ve been hurt in a car accident, here are some of the steps you need to take:
1. Get stabilized. Now this one may seem silly. After all, that’s what the ambulance was for. But we’re talking more about mentally. Make sure they don’t have you on too many pain killers, for instance. Take a few days and process your traumatic experience. You’re going to need to be in your right mind for the ordeal ahead.
2. Gather evidence and data. Review the statement you gave police. See if Continue reading