Senior associate, Andrew Purcell, was featured on River Country radio station in Kankakee where he shared different tips on how to safely drive during the winter season. Andrew stated that it is important to drive slowly, defensively, and pay attention to other cars and trucks around you. Unfortunately, no matter how many precautions you take, sometimes accidents are unavoidable due to the actions of other drivers, weather conditions, or road conditions. Andrew discussed important steps to take after being involved in an accident. First, he recommends drivers pull off to a safe spot on the road and contact the police. If possible, take pictures of the scene of the accident and seek medical attention if necessary. Finally, he explains the importance of contacting an attorney before contacting insurance companies, stating that insurance companies are trained to give you the lowest settlement possible, as quickly as possible. Hiring an attorney will take the stress away from you, providing you with someone that is looking out for your best interest. The attorney will deal with insurance companies and medical bills on your behalf, allowing you to focus on your injuries. Andrew ends by explaining how you can get in contact with an attorney at Spiros Law, and notes that if there is no cost for a consultation as well as no out of pocket cost to our clients. You can hear the full interview below.
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