Been in an accident?

If you have been in an auto accident in the state of Michigan, it can often be confusing what to do if you have been injured. Here are some tips to help navigate this process.

-The accident has occurred and you feel that you are injured. Its very important to receive medical attention as soon as possible. 

-Make sure that you have reported the accident to the police as soon as it happens or soon after. It is crucial that all the facts are known and all parties are present when the police arrives. 

-Report your accident to your auto insurance company as soon as possible. They may assign you an adjuster. They will require all the facts of the accident, the police report, who was driving the vehicle and other important details. 

-Answer all questions honestly and to the best of your ability (which is why its important to do this right away).

-Report all pain and injuries to your adjuster so that you may receive medical treatment if necessary. 

-Once you have received initial medical attention, your physician may prescribe physical therapy or diagnostic testing to access your condition. 

-Follow through with all requests your physician prescribes to you, this is crucial to a quick recovery.

-You may need an MRI or other testing before you do further treatment. This is because your physician may want to see the extent of any injury so the treatment doesn't do further damage. 

-There are many attorneys who handle auto accident claims, if you are unsure about your rights or feel you are entitled to benefits make sure to contact an attorney to help you. (doing some research on an attorney may be wise, they vary greatly in experience, quality and results)

-FEEL BETTER SOON! Hopefully these tips will have answered some of your questions.