What should I do if I’ve been in an Auto Accident?

Automobile Accidents

Speeding, traffic violations, distracted drivers, road conditions, drunk drivers, vehicle defects and other preventable factors cause most car accidents. When the negligence of others leads to a car wreck injury or death, Black, Chapman, Petersen & Stevens is there to protect your rights and get the full compensation you deserve.

Our automobile accident attorneys understand what a significant impact an auto accident can have on your life. It can range from the somewhat minor inconvenience of being without a vehicle, to permanent injury or even the loss of a loved one. So, if you or a loved one have been involved in a serious car accident, to learn more about what to do immediately after an accident and then call the attorneys at Black, Chapman, Petersen & Stevens for a FREE CONSULTATION to discuss your rights.

We will work on your behalf to determine what insurance coverage is available through a thorough investigation of the policies involved in the accident including uninsured and/or underinsured policies. We will also hold the insurance companies responsible for the compensation that is rightly owed to you and your family under your given policy.

Our firm responds swiftly to an accident. We send investigators to the scene to photograph evidence and identify witnesses. Our lawyers obtain police reports and may hire accident reconstruction engineers to determine what led to the crash and show how it could and should have been prevented.

Our lawyers and staff will:

  • Monitor your medical care and stay in touch with you as you recover from your injuries
  • Collect the necessary medical records
  • Prepare a demand letter and information package for the insurance company
  • Negotiate a settlement that takes into account all future medical and financial needs
  • Take your case to trial if the insurance company will not treat you fairly

Insurance companies typically want to settle your case as soon as possible — and for as little money as possible. However, it’s important to take the necessary time to determine just how serious your injury is, what medical treatment and/or physical therapy you may need, and how much your lost wages will be. This is important, don’t talk to the insurance company. Talk to an Oregon and Northern California car accident lawyer at Black, Chapman, Petersen & Stevens.

We handle car accidents every day, but we know this is not an everyday experience for you. We will guide you through every step in the process. Our auto accident attorneys and our professional staff will get to know you and your situation well, because the better we know you, the better we can represent you.

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Auto Accident? Call now for consultation with personal injury lawyer

Don’t delay. contact us our law firm today to arrange a free consultation and case evaluation. Call our main office toll free 800-525-2099 or feel free to call your local office. With offices located throughout Southern Oregon and Northern California we can serve you no matter where you are located.

Oregon Personal Injury Attorneys at the Law Offices of Black, Chapman, Petersen & Stevens represent clients throughout Oregon and Northern California, including residents of Jackson County, Josephine County, Klamath County, Coos County, Curry County, Douglas County, Lane County, Deschutes County, Lake County, Del Norte County, Siskiyou County, Modoc County, Humbolt County, Trinity County, Shasta County Lassen County.


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