Injuries to Passengers
If you’ve been injured in a car accident as a passenger—no matter how serious or how minor the injury—you have the right to a legal attorney. Whether the accident was due to the other driver’s negligence or the distracted driver in your vehicle, as a passenger, the chances of you being held responsible are low.
Due to things like rear-ending or sideswipe collisions, passengers can often suffer from spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, soft tissue injuries, whiplash, and more. If you’ve been injured during a traffic accident, reach out to Craig J. Concannon, P.C. Even if the party at fault is uninsured or underinsured, we’ll make sure you get a fair settlement and are able to cover your current and future medical bills.
Things to Keep in Mind
As a passenger involved in a car accident, there are a few things you ought to remember to do in order to protect yourself and your rights.
Seek immediate medical attention. Even if you feel fine or have minor injuries, only a thorough medical examination can determine for sure. It’s possible you might be suffering from internal injuries that will only appear later.
Remember to gather information regarding the accident from both drivers. This includes their contact details and insurance information. If there are any witnesses, be sure to get their contact information. If possible, take pictures of the scene.
It’s important to call the authorities—even if the other parties involved do not. Ensure to get a copy of the police report to know which party is at fault.
Finally, get in touch with Craig J. Concannon. Our firm is dedicated to looking out for our clients and will do everything to make sure you are rightly compensated for your troubles. As a victim and passenger involved in a car accident, it’s also essential to know your legal rights and how to go about filing a claim.