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What to Do If You Are in a Car or Truck Accident

The shocking moments following a car accident can leave you uncertain and confused without a plan in place for protecting your health and your legal rights. Young, Reverman & Mazzei Co., L.P.A. was established in 1972 by experienced lawyers who believe in empowering our clients through education. Learn what steps you should take after an auto accident and then call us for guidance on your individual case.

Taking immediate action at the accident scene

Your decisive action during the aftermath of a car accident can save lives. Include these crucial steps in your action plan:

  • Call 911 if you think anybody has been seriously injured
  • Render first aid if you are qualified to do so
  • Contact a law enforcement office to write an accident report
  • Record the drivers’ names and their insurance and vehicle information
  • Photograph the scene, using your cell phone if you do not have a camera available
  • Be cooperative, but do not admit fault

Protecting your health and legal rights

Your first priority is your health. But, you can also take vital steps to protect your legal rights. To support your physical and damages recovery:

  • Report the accident to your insurance company
  • Continue receiving medical treatments for your injuries
  • Maintain important medical information — such as doctors’ reports and test results
  • Obtain a mechanic’s quote for repair to your car
  • Consult a qualified automobile accident attorney as soon as possible

Consult an experienced Cincinnati car accident law firm

To learn more about your rights to compensation in Ohio, Kentucky or Indiana, call automobile accident law firm Young, Reverman & Mazzei Co., L.P.A. at 513-721-1200 or toll-free at 800-721-1678, or contact us online to schedule your free initial telephone consultation.

We represent clients throughout Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties. We also represent clients located across the river in Covington and Newport, Kentucky and across the border in Lawrenceburg, Indiana and in cities along the Interstate 75 and Interstate 71 corridors — including Lexington, Louisville, Florence, Dayton, Monroe, Middletown and Wilmington.