Steps to Take After an Accident

Personal Injury Claims with Our Buffalo Lawyers

Contacting a lawyer immediately following an accident is the smartest way to protect yourself from severe financial loss. Your attorney will help you decide how to proceed with insurance claims, working diligently to ensure that your insurance covers your medical bills and that you do not experience financial hardships that create added stress during your recovery.

Our team of Buffalo personal injury attorneys at The Rossi Law Firm is skilled and experienced — nearly 40 combined years — in negotiating with insurance companies. We can deal with the at-fault party’s insurance provider in the event they attempt to deny liability, or worse, blame you for the accident.

After an accident:

  • Always first contact a medical team so you can treat your injuries.
  • Contact local law enforcement so they can file a report, which can help with your insurance claim.
  • Photograph the scene as best you can, either on a phone or on a camera.
  • Ask witnesses for contact information in case you should require their testimony.
  • Notify your insurance company of the accident as soon as possible.
  • Contact The Rossi Law Firm to ensure that your rights are protected.

Compensation for Pain and Suffering

Insurance coverage is meant to protect you in the event of an accident. Should you find yourself in a situation where you are injured by the carelessness of an uninsured driver, the issue of insurance coverage can become very complicated. We understand these situations and can provide you with assistance you need during this difficult and uncertain time.

It is essential that you seek legal representation if you are having trouble covering your medical bills. We can help you deal with your insurance company, or the insurance company of the other motorist, in order to more quickly address issues related to medical expenses. In addition to the medical expenses and property damage, you may also be entitled to compensation for personal pain and suffering, or mental anguish.

Schedule your initial case review with our team at The Rossi Law Firm by calling (716) 951-5040.