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You’ve Been in a Car Accident – Now What?

You never like to think that you could be in a car accident, but – as the saying goes – accidents happen. Whether it’s in Hampton Roads or Northeast Carolina or elsewhere, if you are ever in one, then it is going to be to your benefit if you know what to do and how to proceed. Hopefully, the following tips will help you.

  • Try to keep calm and under control
  • If there are injuries, call an ambulance for medical help
  • Determine the extent of the vehicle damage, if possible
  • File a report with the police
  • Get the name and insurance info of the other parties involved
  • Call your insurance agent
  • Take photos of the scene
  • If the other Driver appears intoxicated, try to video him with your phone or have someone else do so
  • Look for eyewitnesses
  • Go to the doctor for an exam, even if you do not believe you have injuries – they can take some time to develop
  • Contact an attorney who can help you

If you’ve already been in a car accident, or someone close to you has been in one, make sure that you really do contact an attorney. It is easy to do. When it comes to a car accident attorney in Hampton Roads, make sure you visit www.JoeMillerInjuryLaw.com or call Car Accident Lawyer Joe Miller at 888-694-1671 to get all of the information that you need.

Virginia Beach Office

5500-B Greenwich Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Elizabeth City Office
(by appointment only)
507 E Main St #K
Elizabeth City, NC 27907

If you are looking at this site, you or a loved one has probably been hurt. If that's true, you've come to the right place. Helping people who have been hurt is what we do. In fact, it is all we do. Joe Miller Law is a law firm concentrating exclusively on representing people who are injured by the carelessness of others or those hurt on the job. We provide the highest quality legal services to people who have been seriously injured. We practice Personal Injury law and Workmens' Compensation law in both Virginia and North Carolina.