What to do Immediately After an 18 Wheeler Accident

If you've been involved in an 18 wheeleraccident, there are several steps you should take immediately to protect your health and legal rights. Here are some important things to keep in mind:

Seek Medical Attention

Your health should be your top priority after an 18 wheeleraccident. Even if you feel fine, it's important to seek medical attention as soon as possible. Some injuries, such as whiplash or internal injuries, may not be immediately apparent but can cause serious long-term damage if left untreated. Be sure to get a thorough medical examination and follow your doctor's orders.

Call the Police

Contact the police and report the accident. They will arrive at the scene and create a report that can be useful later on when filing a claim. Be sure to get a copy of the report.

Document the Accident Scene

Take photos of the accident scene, including any damage to your vehicle and the commercial truck. Also, document any injuries you sustained in the accident. This documentation can be helpful later on when building your case.

Exchange Information

Exchange contact and insurance information with the driver of the commercial truck and any witnesses to the accident. This information can be useful when filing a claim.

Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer

Finally, it's important to contact a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer can help you navigate the claims process, protect your legal rights, and ensure that you receive fair compensation for your injuries and other damages.

In conclusion, following an 18 wheeleraccident, it's important to take immediate action to protect your health and legal rights. By seeking medical attention, calling the police, documenting the accident scene, exchanging information, and contacting a personal injury lawyer, you can increase your chances of securing fair compensation and getting the justice you deserve.

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