10 Things To Do And Not To Do After A Car Accident

Here are some things to do (and things to avoid) following an auto accident in Massachusetts:

1)  Call the police;

2)  Tell the police officer(s) exactly how the accident occurred;

3)  Be careful what you say to the other driver; keep things to an absolute minimum;

4)  If you have a camera in your car, photograph the accident scene and damage to both vehicles (or as soon as practically possible);

5)  Obtain medical treatment as soon as possible;

6)  Contact your insurance company immediately to report the accident;

7)  DO NOT talk with anyone who calls you from the other driver's insurance company;

8)  Do not panic if the police report is inaccurate as to how the accident occurred;   

9)  Contact an attorney immediately if you were injured in the accident.

10) Keep records of all of your medical treatment;