3 Steps To Take After A Car Accident

Let’s face it, any kind of car accident is stressful. Be it a minor fender bender or a full-blown car wreck, automotive or motorcycle accidents take a good chunk of time and money out of your busy schedule.  Not to mention any kind of personal injury you or your passengers have incurred.

Do you know what to do immediately following a car accident? Maze Law Offices has come up with three important steps to take that will get you back on the road again in no time.


After ensuring everybody in both vehicles is uninjured, your first step should be to exchange personal details with the other driver involved.  This includes:

  • Full name and contact information (remember to double-check against their driver’s license)
  • Make, model, color and license plate number of the other vehicle
  • Insurance company of the other driver

For insurance purposes, we also suggest taking photographic evidence of the damage to both vehicles.


In Kentucky, if a car accident causes a personal injury, a wrongful death, or more than $500 worth of damage, you are legally bound to report the accident.  Either call 911, or ensure you file a Civilian Collision Report with the police within ten days of the accident.


Whether it’s vehicle damage or personal injury, it is vital to seek any compensation owing to you following a car accident.  Compensation can include claims for:

  • Loss of current and/or future earnings
  • Medical bills due to personal injury
  • Car repairs (or car replacement in the case of a write-off)
  • Pain and suffering as a result of the accident

Most personal injury lawyers offer free consultations and advice to anyone who has been in an accident.

If you have suffered an injury from a car accident and would like to know more about what steps you can take, talk to one of our experienced personal injury attorneys from Maze Law Offices today.  Call us to schedule a free consultation with a top car accident attorney.

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