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Sunday, February 28, 2010

What to Do After a Motor Vehicle Accident in Raleigh/ Durham, North Carolina

Your life can be changed forever in a few short seconds if you are involved in a motor vehicle accident. What happens immediately following your accident may help you recover from your accident more quickly and hold those responsible legally liable.

In the event you are involved in a motor vehicle accident some advice to try to remember is to first and foremost seek medical attention even if you do not think you have been injured. Some injury’s symptoms, such as whiplash injuries, take hours or days to surface and can leave you with a life-long disability if left unattended for an extended period of time.

Notify the police so there is an official police report of your accident which may be useful to you in the future in case of a lawsuit. Make sure you obtain vehicle and contact information from all individuals involved in the accident and try to obtain any witness information as well.

It would be very helpful if you could take pictures of the accident that can provide actual photographic evidence of the accident and prevailing conditions of the road and weather at the time that may prove to be of assistance to an accident reconstruction expert.

The motor vehicle accident attorneys at The Cochran Firm have many years experience in handling all manner of motor vehicle accident claims and work with experts in every legal and medical field to ensure their clients get the best legal representation available.

If you live in the Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina area and you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident, please contact The Cochran Firm today to learn how you can protect your legal rights and get the financial compensation you need to face the challenges that face you in the future.

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