Get Help With Your Motor Vehicle Accident
Whether you are on the New Jersey Turnpike or any of our state’s many other routes and side streets, you regularly see motorists acting recklessly. Speeders, tailgaters, drunk drivers and drivers on their cellphones — all of them put you at risk of getting into a serious car accident.
Maybe you have already been seriously injured in a motor vehicle accident. If another driver caused the crash, you are likely entitled to substantial financial compensation.
The Law Office of Donald W. Bedell is here to help you assert your rights and get that compensation. We represent clients in Ocean and Monmouth counties and the Jersey Shore area.
A Personal Injury Lawyer Who Gets The Job Done
Contact us after any severe motor vehicle accident, including:
- Car crashes
- Commercial truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
- Distracted driving accidents
- Hit-and-run accidents
- Highway accidents
If you have been injured in an accident caused by negligence, we will work with you to get maximum financial compensation for your losses, such as your hospital bills, pain and suffering, and lost wages.
Since 1992, our attorney Donald Bedell has aggressively pursued financial compensation for victims of auto collisions. He will take your case to trial if the defense will not agree to a fair settlement. Some of his car accident cases have resulted in million-dollar settlements and verdicts.
Frequently Asked Questions About Car Accidents
Getting into a car accident can be a scary time, and people often have questions after they have been in one. At the Law Office Of Donald W. Bedell, we hope to answer some of those questions. Continue reading below for a motor vehicle accidents FAQ.
What Should You Do Immediately After A Car Accident?
After a car accident, you should call 911, and let them know if anyone is hurt so they can send an ambulance. Obtain information from everyone involved, and exchange insurance information. It is important not to leave right away and take these necessary steps because you may face hit-and-run charges.
What Information Should I Collect?
Make sure to exchange:
- Names & contact info
- Insurance information
- Car information such as year, make model
- License plate numbers
- Vehicle registration number
- Driver’s license numbers
You should also take photos of all the damage.
Do You Have To Call The Police After An Accident?
You do not need to call the police unless there is over $500 in property damage, injury or death. However, we still recommend calling them.
Do I Admit That An Accident Was My Fault?
No. If you are in an accident, there may be other factors that went into an accident, which will be further investigated.
Should I Find Witnesses To My Accident?
Yes. If there are people who saw the accident, it is important to get their side of the story. Make sure you gather all of the witnesses’ contact info in case you need to ask further questions.
Should I Go To The Hospital After An Accident?
If you believe you have been injured, it is important to go the hospital not only for your safety but also because you will need proof from a doctor if you file a personal injury claim.
Will My Insurance Pay For My Injuries?
Yes, New Jersey is a no-fault insurance state meaning your insurance company will pay for medical expenses and lost wages no matter who was at fault.
If I Am A Passenger In A Car Accident, Will I Still Be Covered?
Yes. If you are a passenger, the same insurance guidelines apply to you.
Do I need A Lawyer After A Car Accident?
If you have been injured in the accident or there is serious damage to your car, an attorney can help you file claims. A lawyer will be able to help you recover the amount of compensation you deserve.
Free Consultation With Our Attorney
To learn more about your legal options, please call 732-965-3246 or 866-625-9523 to schedule a free legal consultation at our Brick office and Toms River office. You can also send us a message with our online intake form.