I HAVE HAD A ROAD CRASH: WHAT DO I DO?
The last thing we know after having suffered an accident is "what do I do now?". From P(A)T we guide you both psychologically and legally during these difficult times.
In case of having suffered a traffic accident, before starting legal procedures, it is important to take into account two things:
- Have a first emergency medical report where the injuries suffered and that have been caused in the accident are determined.
- Contact a lawyer specializing in traffic and in the injury assessment system (scale).
The companies establish a period of 7 days to report the claim by phone, fax or e-mail. Victims can file a prior claim with the insurer of the offending vehicle so that the insurer can offer compensation and reach an amicable settlement. In any case, it is important that all the procedures are carried out by a specialist lawyer to ensure that the agreement is the best possible for the victim.
The term to file a lawsuit, either civil or criminal, is 1 year and your lawyer will advise you what is most convenient in your case.
Keep in mind that there are a series of rights recognized in the law for victims and that in order to obtain full compensation for all the damages you have suffered, whether due to injuries, consequences or loss, as well as moral and property damages, it is It is advisable to have a trusted lawyer, who clearly explains the steps to be taken, the possibilities and what his fees would be and above all, who is a specialist in the legal scale.
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