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Frequently Asked Questions about Motor Vehicle Accidents

Helping Northwest Louisianans Fight for Fair Compensation

A serious accident can cause more than just physical harm. Having the help of experienced personal injury attorneys in Shreveport can help you fight for the compensation you need to recoup expenses for medical care, lost wages, and other damages. At Richie, Richie & Oberle, L.L.P., we represent people who have been in many types of motor vehicle accidents in Northern Louisiana. If you are in need of aggressive representation, let us guide you through the process of obtaining restitution for the irresponsible behavior of others.

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The moments following an accident are confusing and frightening. Suddenly you are unable to live the same life as before. By having aggressive attorneys on your side, you can increase your chances of a favorable outcome. We often hear from clients who aren't sure what they should do after being in a car accident. Here are some answers to a few of the questions our clients often have.

What should I do after a car accident?

You should always call the police to get an official report of the accident, but you should also document what happened yourself. Take pictures of the scene of the accident and the damage to your car if you can. Be sure to get the name, phone number, and insurance information of the other driver involved in the accident.

What damages can I recover?

If another person was responsible for the accident, you may be able to recover damages to compensate for your medical costs and damage to your car or other property. In some cases, you may also receive damages for pain and suffering or lost wages.

What if the accident was partly my fault?

Even if you aren't sure who was at fault for an accident, you should discuss your situation with an attorney who can investigate all of the causes of the accident. Do not admit fault to the other driver. There are numerous factors that could have contributed to the accident, and it may turn out that you had little to no control over what happened.

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