FAQs About Car Accidents
If you’ve been involved in a car accident, you likely have questions. At Blount Law Firm, PLLC, our family-owned firm is dedicated to helping you and your family after an accident. We have more than 70 years of experience helping individuals and families throughout Collierville, Shelby County and surrounding counties in Tennessee. We understand your rights and legal options, and we can answer any question you may have after a serious motor vehicle collision.
Frequently Asked Questions
Understanding the common issues and getting answers to frequently asked questions can ease your fears about what to do after being involved in a crash.
What should I do after an accident?
First, get to a safe spot and call the police to report the crash. You should also get medical attention right away if you believe you are injured. Learn more by visiting our page What To Do After An Accident.
Do I need to see a doctor?
Short answer, yes. It is paramount to get medical attention after an accident to make sure any injuries are properly diagnosed and a treatment plan is established. We can help you find an appropriate doctor to see if you are injured.
How will I pay my medical bills?
Filing a claim with your insurance company potentially against the negligent party may help you recover damages to help pay for your medical care, lost wages and pain and suffering. It is important to get started with the claims process right away to make sure your right to receive compensation is protected.
How will I get my car fixed?
An insurance adjuster will want to look at your vehicle to assess the amount of damage and determine compensation in your claim. You should hire an attorney before you talk to the adjuster. An attorney will guide you through the process and make sure you receive a fair offer.
What should I do if I am contacted by a telemarketer?
Telemarketers or lawyers may try to contact you after an accident. You do not have to put up with their harassment. Contact our firm for immediate help and to understand your legal options after an accident.
The insurance company offered a settlement. Should I take it?
It depends. It is important to have your legal counsel review any settlements offered by an insurance company before you agree to anything. We will protect your right to receive compensation to help pay for your injuries, any long-term medical care, lost wages and pain and suffering if it applies. We need to have a clear picture of the total impact the accident has had on your life before any settlement is reached.
Questions? We Have Answers.
You will have more questions specific to your case after an accident. We can help answer those questions and provide guidance throughout the claims process. Do not wait to contact us; there is no risk to meet with us as we take cases on a contingent basis. This means we get paid only if we win your case.