Information and resources related to Chicago car accidents
After an accident in Chicago, take these steps to follow the law and get the insurance claim process started
When a crash happens in Chicago, it is important to take the following steps, to make sure that any injuries are treated and documented, and that the collision and resulting insurance claim are properly managed.
Take the following steps after a Chicago accident
Check yourself for injuries. If you're injured, call 911 or ask someone else to do so.
Check on the well-being of your passengers.
Get to a safe location.
Exchange insurance information.
Document the accident:
Identify the responding officers;
Get a copy of the accident report;
Take down names of all parties involved including passengers in all vehicles;
Talk to witnesses;
Notify your insurer and start the claims process.
Resources that will help after a Chicago accident
How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Chicago accident?
Almost everyone involved in an injury accident has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal crash occurs, a Chicago personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Chicago car accident lawyer helps injured victims.
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