We understand serious accidents
It is no secret that car accidents can overpower California roads and highways. As stressful as it may be to be delayed in traffic by a car accident, it is even more traumatic to be involved in one. If you find yourself victim of a car accident, the aftermath can be extremely overwhelming and demanding. An attorney will be able determine the complexity of your case and advise you on the most beneficial steps moving forward.
We're here to listen... and to help!
At Pena Law, we are determined to help those who have been harmed at no fault of their own to recover maximum compensation for medical bills & expenses, lost wages, physical & emotional pain and suffering, and damage to your vehicle. Our consultation is free, and we will provide you with a timeline or a brief overview of the steps involved in pursuing your case.
What should I do if I am in an auto accident?
1. Seek medical attention
Your main priority should be to seek medical attention. Even if you think you’re fine it is highly recommended that you be seen by a medical professional to ensure you are not harmed. Assuming that you are not seriously hurt and rushed to the hospital, you should take photos or videos of the accident scene and get the contact information of any witnesses. Do not admit fault or apologize to anyone else who was involved. Keep in mind, anything that you say in the aftermath of a car accident can be used against you if you pursue a claim or lawsuit later.
2. Notify your insurance
But do not provide a recorded statement until you speak to an attorney.
3. Talk to an attorney
Not every attorney will give you advice or be candid with you about whether you have a claim, but Pena Law takes pride in only taking cases that would only be beneficial to the client. We'll help answer all your questions and guide you through filing a suit. Vanessa Pena is selective in only taking cases with each client’s best interest in mind and not advising individuals through litigation or taking attorney fees when it is not warranted.
Some very simple cases can be dealt with by the individuals on their own, more so when there are no injuries from the accident. However, it is important to get that advice from a trusted attorney prior to assuming you can handle this case on your own. If you think you may have an auto accident case, contact us today for a free consultation.