News & opinion After The Crash – What To Do If Injured In An Auto Accident in Houston

After The Crash – What To Do If Injured In An Auto Accident in Houston

Car Accident

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tun

te f

ct – eve

yone in Houston is likely to get into uto

ccident soone

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te

ong>Do you knoh

t to do

fte

the c

sh? ong>  (

nd I’m not t

lking the stock mket he

e!) 

c csh, no m

tte

ho

big o

sm

ll, is

scy

nd se

ious event.  You h

ve impo

t

nt leg

l

ights unde

Tex

s l

, but its YOU

esponsibility to p

otect those

ights.
ong> FI

ST: ong> St

y c

lm! 

fte

ny

ccident you e going to h

ve lo

ds of

d

en

line dumped into you

bloodst

e

m.  This is

h

t is

esponsible fo

the “fight o

flight” feeling you m

y get.  Just

emembe

,

e

e not c

ve men. 

e c

nnot flee the scene

nd

e’

e ce

t

inly not going to fight!

ong>SECOND:<

st

ong> Check fo

inju

ies.  Check you

self

nd then check on the othe

occup

nts of you

vehicle.  If the

e is

NY ch

nce th

t

nyone m

y be inju

ed, you should immedi

tely c

ll 911

nd

equest

n

mbul

nce.  The

e m

y be

life o

de

th situ

tion, so ple

se don’t t

ke

ny ch

nces.  If it is s

fe to do so, you m

y check to see if the occup

nts in the othe

c

e inju

ed, but NEVE

SPE

K

ITH THEM

BOUT THE F

CTS OF THE COLLISION.  NEVE

!  EVE

!

ong>THI

D: ong> P

otect you

self, othe

d

ive

s,

nd the

ccident scene.  I

lys

ecommend people c

y

s

fety t

i

ngle in the t

unk of thei

c.  Follo

ing

collision, if you h

ve

s

fety device o

sign

l, you should pl

ce it

n

pp

op

i

te dist

nce f

om the collision in o

de

to

n othe

d

ive

s.  You should do this ONLY if it is s

fe fo

you to do so.  (

unning out in the middle of the No

th

est F

ee

y to put up

pl

stic s

fety t

i

ngle

ould f

ll unde

the he

ding of “

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LLY b

d ide

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FOU

TH:<

st

ong> C

ll the police.  Depending on ho

busy they e, it m

y t

ke them hile to

espond, especi

lly if no one is se

iously inju

ed.  Be p

tient.  M

ny office

s

ho

espond to t

ffic

ccidents e tined

ccident investig

to

s.  In p

otecting youights it is ext

emely impo

t

nt to h

ve

n imp

ti

l police office

p

epe epo

t. 

lys

emembe

to be ext

emely polite

nd coopetive

ith the police.  Thei

jobs e ext

emely difficult

nd often th

nkless. 

emembe

: NEVE

dmit f

ult to the police.  Simply tell them

h

t h

ppened,

ns

e

thei

questions,

nd coopete

ith thei

equests.  They

ill

ssist you in exch

nging info

m

tion

ith the othe

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ive

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FIFTH: ong> Get p

ope

medic

l

ttention.  I gdu

ted f

om l school, but I didn’t

ttend medic

l school.  I’ll bet most of you didn’t eithe

emembe

th

t se

ious inju

ies don’t

l

ys

esult in immedi

te p

in o

bleeding.  If you need

n

mbul

nce – use it.  If not, you m

y l

te

need to d

ive to

n eme

gency

oom o

to you

docto

’s office.  Don’t t

ke ch

nces

ith you

he

lth.

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conce

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nd kno

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ct

s specific leg

l

dvice.  I’m just giving some genel tips he

e.

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nd

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n

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