INJURED IN A ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT* ……. WHAT DO I DO?

INJURED IN A ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT* ……. WHAT DO I DO?

 

 

  1. Report

Report the accident* to An Garda Síochána.  Report how the accident* occurred and your injuries*.  You should also report the accident* to your own insurance company, even if you are not at fault for the accident*. 

  1. Medical attention

Go to your GP/A&E Department and get treatment for your injuries*, as soon as possible. 

  1. Gather evidence

Record the name and address of the other driver, record his / her vehicle registration number and insurance details, record the names and addresses of any witnesses, take photographs of the damage to the motor vehicles, your injuries* and the location of the accident and record any other relevant information.

  1. Speak to a specialist personal injury solicitor.

If you have been injured in a road traffic accident*, please contact our office on 01 9695781 and speak with Michelle Loughnane who is the Partner in charge of our Personal Injuries* Practice. 

 

*Before acting or refraining from acting on anything in this guide, legal advice should be sought from a solicitor.

**In contentious cases, a solicitor may not charge fees or expenses as a portion or percentage of any award of settlement.

 

Michelle Loughnane

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