4 things to do immediately following a motor vehicle accident:

  1. Call the police and make a police report.
  2. Take photographs for documentation of the damage.
  3. Get the other party’s insurance information and license plate information.
  4. Immediately seek medical attention if you feel you were injured.

4 things not to do following a motor vehicle accident:

  1. Do not give a statement to the at fault party’s insurance company, they are not entitled to one.
  2. Do not discuss your injuries with the at fault party’s insurance company, tell them a representative will be in contact with them.
  3. Do not sign authorizations from the at fault party for any medical records.
  4. Do not provide any documentation regarding your injuries and/or medical records to the at fault party’s insurance company.