Crash on vacation? What should you do?

On Behalf of | May 2, 2019 | Personal Injury

You’ve been dreaming of coming to Kissimmee for some time because you’re a huge fan of Disney and everything the local area has to offer. Unfortunately, along the drive from the airport to your rental home, you were involved in a significant car accident.

Instead of spending time in the sun, you ended up spending time in surgery. Instead of enjoying a sunny day on the beach, you’re in a darkened room to help with the migraines you have as a result of your brain injury.

If this sounds familiar, know that you’re not alone. No one can predict when a car crash is going to happen, and when they do, they can leave you in a difficult position.

What should you do if you’re hurt in a collision on vacation?

Getting hurt on vacation is often something you couldn’t have predicted. Now that it has happened, it’s a good idea for you to get in touch with an attorney. Usually, it’s a good choice to work with an attorney in the state where you were hurt, because they are most familiar with the state laws. They’ll also have better access to records, like the police report, which will be held locally.

You should always seek medical care after an accident, even if you’re not in your own state. Most insurance carriers will provide some out-of-network coverage, but this is something that you may want to look into before traveling. Regardless, your health is the most important thing after a crash, so getting medical care is vital.

After that, you can allow your attorney to take care of the majority of things, while you focus on getting back to your optimal state of health.


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