Auto Accidents: Should I call the police?

Yes, you should call the police in every auto accident case.  Do not simply exchange insurance information and leave.  Call the police and other emergency personnel if necessary and wait for them to arrive on scene.

A police report is imperative for filing a claim for property damage to your vehicle, as well as if you or your passengers are injured in the wreck. Having documentation of an accident could be crucial if the at fault party tries to deny liability.

For more information about what to do in the event of an accident, get your FREE copy of The Truth About Your SC Injury Claim. This book, written by Myrtle Beach Car Accident Attorney Dirk Derrick, has information about what to do after an accident and especially what steps to take if you are injured.

Have You Been Injured In A South Carolina Area Car Accident?

If you've been injured in a car accident you need to speak with an experienced car accident lawyer as soon as possible. Contact us online or call our Conway, South Carolina office directly at 843.484.0707 to schedule your free consultation. We are also able to meet clients at our Myrtle Beach, Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, Columbia, North Myrtle Beach or North Charleston office locations.

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South Carolina Lawyer Dirk Derrick helps victims recover from car accidents, personal injury & wrongful death.