Be Prepared if a Motor Vehicle Accident Occurs
Are You Prepared in the Event of a Motor Vehicle Accident?
Did you know that there are over 10,000 motor vehicle accidents reported each year ? In light of that fact, if you have never been involved in a motor vehicle accident consider yourself lucky. A motor vehicle accident can happen to anyone, whether you are a driver, a passenger or a pedestrian, so it is important to know what to do when you or someone you know is involved in a car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident or bus accident. It can happen near your home, on your way to work or while you’re on vacation.
Regardless of the circumstances revolving around a motor vehicle accident knowing what to do can make the difference between losing all legal rights to file a claim or securing maximum compensation for your injuries.
Bronx Accident Lawyer Shares Tips on How to Be Prepared Before You Take to the Road
Your Bronx lawyer, Stuart M. Kerner, Esq. has these three (3) tips to make sure you are ready in case you or someone you know is involved in a motor vehicle accident:
1. Be sure to have a car safety kit.
2. Important documents such as your driver’s license, insurance card and vehicle registration card should be easily accessible. Be sure contact information for your auto insurance company is stored on your phone or mobile device.
3. If you do not have a car charger for your mobile devise, make sure it is fully charged whenever you hit the road particularly on long trips.
A motor vehicle accident can happen to anyone at any time so keeping these important tips in mind will make dealing with an accident a lot easier and a lot less stressful in the unfortunate event you find yourself in an accident. The time following an accident can be incredibly trying. The take away message here is, “Be prepared before taking to the road!”
If you or a loved one has been involved in an accident and are in need of a accident attorney, the Law Offices of Stuart M. Kerner, P.C., located in the Riverdale – Kingsbridge section of the Bronx, will investigate, prosecute and negotiate with the insurance company of the negligent party to settle your motor vehicle accident claim and obtain compensation for you based upon the severity of your injury and your pain and suffering. If you would like a legal opinion on the potential value of your personal injury matter or have a question about your rights, contact one of our car accident injury lawyers at (718) 796-7900 to schedule a FREE Consultation online so we can evaluate your personal injury case. We are easy to reach from Manhattan, Yonkers and Westchester County.