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The Personal Injury Case – Breaking It All Down

It’s more fun to arrive a conclusion than to justify it.

Malcolm Forbes

The best thing you can do after having an accident is to call the Ticktin Law Group at (954) 570-6757. By speaking with an experienced personal injury lawyer and going over all the facts of your particular claim, you will get a much better idea of what steps you should already be taking, what the best way is to proceed with your case and what compensation you may be entitled to. With that said, here is a brief and basic breakdown of all the important steps which should be taken after having an accident and while having a claim brought.

For a Car Accident:

  • Call 911 and Get a Police Report
  • Don’t Move Your Car
  • Take Pictures, Pictures and More Pictures
  • Use Your Voice Recorder After Notifying Others That You Are Doing So
  • Find Witnesses and Get Their Contact Information
  • Be Vocal and Treat Immediately
  • Notification to Your Car Insurance
  • Notification to the At-Fault Party’s Car Insurance
  • Continue to Receive Medical Attention Until Feeling Better
  • All Medical Bills and Medical Reports Are Requested and Received
  • The Demand Package is Written and Sent
  • The Settlement is Negotiated (Offers and Counter-Offers)
  • Medical Bills and Liens Are Negotiated
  • The Release is Signed
  • The Check is in the Mail

For a Trip and Fall Accident:

  • Call 911 and Get a Police Report
  • Don’t Move Until Authorities Arrive
  • Take Pictures
  • Use Your Voice Recorder
  • If in an Establishment, Ask For Manager and Incident Report
  • Find Witnesses and Get Their Contact Information
  • Be Vocal and Treat Immediately
  • Notification of the At-Fault Party’s Insurance
  • Continue to Receive Medical Attention Until Feeling Better
  • All Medical Bills and Medical Reports Are Requested and Received
  • The Demand Package is Written
  • The Settlement is Negotiated (Offers and Counter-Offers)
  • Medical Bills and Liens Are Negotiated
  • The Release is Signed
  • The Check is in the Mail

Contact the Attorneys of the Ticktin Law Group for your complimentary personal injury consultation.

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