Got rear ended at a red light, dealing with the other parties insurance company and have questions?
4 attorney answers
You need to make sure that you get medical treatment.
You have a claim if the at fault driver had insurance.
You need to consult with a lawyer as soon as possible.
I'm sorry to hear about your situation.
Hopefully you called the police and created a police report. Also, if you haven't already, seek medical attention as soon as you can. The longer you wait, the more difficult it may be to treat those injuries, and it may negatively impact your claim.
In the meantime, contact a local trusted personal injury attorney to help you with your claim. If you don't know of any, use AVVO's "Find a Lawyer" tool. Consultations are generally free and most personal injury attorneys work on a contingency fee basis. This means that the attorney will receive their fee from the insurance settlement at the end of the claim.
I recommend strongly that you have an attorney help you with your claim. Do not give a recorded statement unless your attorney allows it. There is a lot you can do to devalue your case without even knowing it.
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