What To Do
After An Accident

If you were injured and you don’t know what to do next, please call our office today to schedule a consultation with an attorney at Matthew G. Miller.

Call today to schedule a free consultation where we can talk to you about your next steps after your car accident.

Many accident victims worry about whether they are taking the right steps to protect themselves after a car crash. When you suffer injuries from a car accident, the initial steps you take are crucial in determining whether or not you will have a successful legal claim for your injuries. You need to make important decisions about your medical treatment and your legal representation that can permanently affect your recovery in your lawsuit. In addition to these important choices you have to make, you will also be under pressure to give statements about your accident that could potentially be used against you in your Nebraska personal injury case.

If you were injured in an accident, and you’re not sure what you should do next, call our offices to speak with an experienced Omaha auto accident attorney who can advise you as to the proper steps to take from this point on.

Medical Treatment

When you are injured in a car accident, one of the first decisions you will have to make is if or when you seek medical treatment. This decision will have a great impact on your personal injury case in the future. When you are in an automobile accident, the first thing we recommend to all of our clients is that they tend to their medical issues first and foremost. For some injuries, you should immediately head to the emergency room. These injuries include anything that is severe, or minor injuries in a situation where there could be brain injuries. If your injuries do not warrant emergency medical care, you should still try to be seen by a medical professional as soon as possible after your accident. Not only will this be an important part of the record for your case, but it will also help you get immediate treatment to minimize your injuries. Some injuries are not apparent until hours or days after the accident. As soon as you feel anything out of the ordinary, you need to see a doctor.

Insurance Companies and Legal Representation

After an accident, you do need to inform your insurance company that the accident occurred. Depending on your circumstances and the extent of your injuries, you may be able to do this quickly after the accident occurs. If not, you can always hire an attorney immediately and they can notify your insurance company. However, it is important to remember that you should report the accident sooner rather than later. Even though you may converse with the insurance company to report the accident, this does not mean that you should give any statement regarding liability in the accident. We urge clients to refrain from making any statement of guilt or responsibility without first speaking with an attorney. Once you have reported your accident, you have no additional responsibility to give information to your insurance company. Your attorney can handle giving them the rest of the information they need while also protecting your rights throughout the process.

Frequently Asked Questions

Omaha Car Accident Lawyer

If you were injured and you don’t know what to do next, please call our office today to schedule a consultation with an attorney at Matthew G. Miller. Call today to schedule a free consultation where we can talk to you about your next steps after your car accident.

"Meeting Matt Miller was the best thing that happened to me after my accident. In the end I did receive a nice payout for my injuries...It was the most difficult time of my life but Matt Miller helped to make it a positive experience. I would happily recommend Matt to anyone who has a personal injury case." - Dan Sundermeier, client

Matthew G. Miller Law firm has more than 30 years of experience in personal injury law. Our law firm handles serious injuries that result from the auto accident including brain and spinal cord injuries, amputations, burns as well as wrongful death.

One of the best ways to judge an attorney is to see what former clients have said. We welcome you to read our client testimonials to see what clients have said about Matthew G. Miller.

If you or a loved one were injured in an auto accident, we welcome you to contact our firm any time to schedule a free consultation.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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A serious injury can leave you with many questions regarding the cause of your accident and your legal options. To help explain the basics of personal injury law and how our dedicated legal team can help you, we have compiled the following list of frequently asked questions:

Accidents, injuries, and sudden deaths create chaos in our lives. After the dust has settled, what is left can be confusing, especially when it comes to whether or not you have a case. To better understand whether your situation warrants a case, call us today. We will be able to help you understand the legal implications of your situation.

It is important to know that a consultation with our legal team is completely free - you are under no obligation to continue with the case.

If you think you may want to open a case, it is imperative that you contact us as soon as possible. Unfortunately, the most common reason people don’t win their accident, injury or wrongful death case is because they wait too long to file their claims, so the sooner you can contact us, the stronger your case will be.

Matthew G Miller is an extremely talented, vigilant lawyer who has worked in law for over 30 years. Our law firm is proud to have exceptionally hard-working team members who put everything into winning cases and obtaining compensation for our clients.

However, there is no guarantee that any lawyer will win your case. During your initial meeting, we will talk about your case and get an understanding of whether or not you have the potential to win your case, and what your next steps are if you want to proceed.

Are you ready to move forward with your personal injury case? It is important that you contact an Omaha, NE lawyer as soon as possible. Our team of dedicated legal professionals is ready to ensure that your rights are protected and that you receive the compensation you deserve.

The best way to begin your personal injury case with Matthew Miller is to give him a call at (402) 558-4900 to set up a free consultation, or fill out the form below.

It is important to know that you should always talk to a lawyer before starting your case. Insurance companies do not have your best interests in mind and will want to settle for much less than you deserve.

The amount of money that your case is worth is dependent on many factors, including:

  • The details of your accident
  • What types of injuries you have
  • Insurance coverage for you and the policy of the person liable for your injury
  • The evidence available
  • Your lawyer
  • Whether or not you decide to settle

Once we understand the details of your case, our legal team will be better prepared to determine what kind of monetary damages you are entitled to for your injuries, lost wages, and other factors.

When you hire our law firm, we will get to work for you immediately. Time is of the essence in many cases, as we need to obtain details and evidence from accident sites, police reports, doctor’s reports, and more.

It is never too early to contact our law firm so that we can get to work on your case because time is often of the essence. In fact, it is better to start working with our lawyer as soon as possible so that evidence, reports, and testimonies can be gathered.

It is important to note that you do not have to wait until your medical treatment is finished to file a claim or start your case. When you first talk to our lawyer, he will answer any questions you have about filing a claim, and how long you can expect the case to take.

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