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Actions to Take as A Passenger Involved in An Auto Accident in Tennessee

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Auto accidents can be difficult enough for the involved drivers, and even more so for a passenger. Passengers involved in an auto accident in Tennessee will sometimes have to go thru two separate insurance companies for compensation related to his/her injuries.

Steps You Should Take

If you were a passenger involved in an auto accident in Tennessee there are certain steps you should take to ensure your rights are protected:

The Accident Report

When the investigating officer comes to fill out an accident report make sure you speak with said officer. Providing the officer with your personal information, and your statement of facts will ensure that you are appropriately listed on the accident report.

Get Insurance Information

If possible, obtain insurance information from the driver of the vehicle in which you were a passenger and that of the other involved vehicles. 

Get Medical Statements

If needed seek medical treatment on the scene or from your primary care provider shortly thereafter.

Missing Insurance

If neither involved parties had insurance coverage at the time, or they were underinsured, of the accident then you also have the option to file a claim with your own auto insurance carrier to seek compensation. Even if you weren’t operating your own personal vehicle your injuries and damages may still be covered under your own personal auto policy. 

Get An Attorney

Seek the assistance of a qualified personal injury attorney. At The Chiozza Law Firm, we will obtain a copy of the accident report for you while also notifying the appropriate insurance companies of a possible claim. We can then see that you are justly compensated for all your accident-related damages, all for an in-writing low fee agreement

Chiozza Knows Auto Accidents

The Chiozza Law Firm has successfully represented injured passengers in Tennessee for many years. During this time, we have been successful in achieving substantial settlements and verdicts for passengers, all while charging the above-referenced legal fee we stand behind as one of the lowest in Tennessee. Call 901-526-9494 for a free, no-obligation consultation or contact Brian Chiozza, brian@chiozzalaw.com, for immediate assistance.



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Posted by Brian Chiozza at 9:31 AM
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