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What to Do If You Are Injured by a Self-Driving Car

by | May 1, 2020 | Firm News

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Self-driving cars have not completely taken over the road yet, but they are well on their way to doing so. As time goes on, it seems like more and more vehicles you see buzzing by you or sitting near you in traffic have no one sitting in the driver’s seat. Although the convenience of having a vehicle drive itself makes commuting much simpler for the people who already use self-driving cars, relying on technology to operate it safely can have disastrous consequences for those of us who have to share the road with them. Follow these tips if you are injured in an accident with a self-driving car:

Get As Much Information About the Self-Driving Vehicle As You Can

At a minimum, you need to record the car’s make, model, the state in which it is licensed and its license plate number. If you have all that information, you or the law enforcement personnel who respond to the accident should be able to locate the vehicle’s owner, find out who the owner’s insurance carrier is and file a claim against the responsible party. This will help you secure compensation for your injuries.

Have Someone Treat Your Injuries

You need to get medical treatment as soon after the accident as you can. Even if you only have some minor pain, do not just shrug it off. Your symptoms could get much worse in the hours, days and weeks to come, and you do not want to give your injuries that much time to get worse.

Hire the Experienced Las Vegas Car Accident Lawyers from Albright Stoddard Warnick & Albright to Handle Your Case

When you need to consult a team of Las Vegas car accident lawyers, the law firm of Albright Stoddard Warnick & Albright should be your first call. They know what it takes to get the responsible parties’ insurance companies to pay you the compensation you deserve. Call today to see how much your case could be worth.