After a crash, you might be in a state of shock. You might be confused, or you might be angry. These feelings are common and normal. But it’s important to get into a calm mindset before talking to the other driver or the police. It’s hard to speak clearly and rationally if you’re angry or upset.
If you or your passenger(s) is seriously injured, pinned, bleeding, or unresponsive, don’t try to move yourself or the passenger. This can make injuries worse. Call 911 immediately or make sure someone else on the scene calls. If you’re not seriously injured, take a few deep breaths and do the following:
The best way to ensure you get the best settlement is to hire an experienced Houston car accident attorney. The Houston car accident lawyers at the Johnson Garcia LLP firm know when insurance companies are trying to take advantage of people to get a claim off their books. We’ll fight for your rights to get you the best settlement.
Houston’s roads, freeways, and highways are some of the most dangerous in the nation. The metro area has some of the busiest roads and heaviest traffic of any state.
According to the Texas Department of Transportation, in 2018: