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What should be avoided after an accident

Being in an accident is never easy. After all, they often come out of nowhere and they can have devastating results. But like the old adage, “if you prepare for the worst, you can expect the best.” With that said, it is helpful to know what to do after a crash in order to preserve your claim.  People do not want to let their emotions get in the way and do things that could harm their potential case.

This post will focus on things drivers should not do after a car accident.

Leave the scene of the crash – Doing this may subject you to criminal prosecution. Also, if you are accused of causing an accident, this could also be used against you in a civil matter. You should not leave the scene of an accident before the police arrive.

 Admit guilt – It is natural to want to say that you didn’t see the person coming or that you are sorry for what happened. Keep in mind, however, that you should not admit guilt at the scene; especially if no investigation has taken place.

Threaten the other driver – Being angry after an accident is natural. After all, it is as if someone invaded your personal space and damaged something near and dear to you. They also may have seriously injured you. Even with those feelings, it is not a good idea to threaten the other driver or assault him or her.

If you have additional questions about what should not be done after a crash, an experienced personal injury attorney can help. 

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