What To Do After An Accident?

Any accident, minor or severe could have a substantial effect on your daily life. Chores such as cooking, cleaning, grocery shopping, caring for children or the elderly and driving to work may become tasks that become harder as your injuries unravel itself. Our team at QTMG, in Ottawa, is here to help and guide you through your tough time.

The following are a few suggested next steps after an injury you could keep in mind to ensure that your path to recovery and a possible claim are on the right track.

When an accident takes place, at the scene of the accident, you must:

  • Call the police and obtain a police report
  • If there were other vehicles involved in the collision, get their information
  • If possible, obtain eyewitness names and contact information
  • Seek medical attention the same day (preferably) or the day after

After leaving the scene of the accident:

  • Provide your car insurance with details of the police report, if available
  • If you are working, inform your manager or HR about the accident
  • Follow up with your family doctor regularly with regards to the extent of your symptoms
  • Depending upon the extent of your injuries, seek help from chiropractor, physiotherapist or massage therapist as recommended by your doctor
  • Keep a record of your injuries, whether they are improving or not
  • Hire an experienced and friendly personal injury lawyer

Serving The Communities Of Ottawa Valley

After an accident, hiring a team of experts to help you with your accident claim could be one of the most important things you do for yourself and your family. Our experienced team of legal professionals can travel to you, anywhere in northern Ontario and provide a detailed case evaluation in the comfort of your home. Call us to schedule an appointment at 613-604-9718 or email us via online contact form. Our consultations are free and confidential. We work on a contingency fee basis.