Drivers have a “Golden Hour” after an automobile collision to protect their rights. After an hour, cars may be moved, the driver may not recall important details, and witnesses may depart.
- If there are injuries, get medical help right away.
- Call an attorney as soon as you can.
- Admit no wrongdoing. Sign no documents.
- Give no statements.
- Get witnesses’ names and addresses.
- Obtain an accident report.
- Notify your insurer.