Myers & Gomel, P.C.

HELPFUL TIPS

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CAR ACCIDENT

  • Contact Police and Emergency Services
  • Address medical needs
  • Collect proper identification and insurance of parties involved
  • Obtain names of witnesses and contact information
  • Take pictures of damage
  • Cooperate with police and authorities
  • Do not discuss case with others or assume liability
  • Contact Mountain West Lawyers as soon as possible
    • Do not give a recorded statement to anyone without first consulting your lawyer

DOG BITE

  • Address medical needs
  • Determine owner of the dog
    • Possible responsible parties include: animal keepers, parents of minors, property owners, landlords
  • Take pictures of injuries/bites, dog, and scene.
  • Obtain names of witnesses and contact information
  • Contact animal control
  • Seek medical attention if necessary
  • Be explicit when discussing the incident with health providers
  • Contact Mountain West Lawyers as soon as possible
    • Do not give a recorded statement to anyone without first consulting your lawyer

SLIP/TRIP & FALL

  • Address medical needs
  • Obtain names of witnesses and contact information
  • Report accident to property owner/manager
  • Take pictures of the scene and cause of the incident
  • Fill out an accident report if possible 
  • Seek medical treatment if necessary
  • Be sure to explain the events of the incident to your health care providers
  • Fill out an accident report if applicable
  • Contact Mountain West Lawyers as soon as possible
    • Do not give a recorded statement to anyone without first consulting your lawyer