It is very common news nowadays that a person belonging to this or that place lost his essential body part due to a severe road accident. Either the cause of the accident was over speeding of the vehicle or the sufferer was injured by a drunk driver. So, these are the daily news we get to hear but, after hearing all this we show our grief for the sufferer for few minutes and then start with our daily routine but what about that sufferer, he was not responsible for anything but still, he suffered a lot. So in such cases to help these sufferers, there are laws and special lawyers to help them in such a bad situation so that they do not lose hope finding themselves helpless and handicapped also they can start afresh.
What to do after being a sufferer:
Immediately connect with the police:
When you know that you have been injured by a drunk driver immediately contact the police, as this will help you get a claim of your insurance because the whole incident will be available in a legal writing in the form of a complaint. This will help you to sue that person to the court so that he may not do this again with anyone and you can get your claim for your loss.
Speak clearly with the police:
As it is a serious matter, so the police will try to put up many questions to know how and where it all happened. Therefore, cooperate with them patiently no doubt when such an incident happens sometimes the human brain is in shock and does not respond accurately but try to keep your calm. Try to tell everything as it may help you a lot later on. If the police ask you whether you have suffered any injury do not completely deny, as due to shock you might not be able to know where you have been hurt or maybe there are internal injuries about which you are not aware of.
Try gathering more info and seek medical help:
Try to gather the information about the driver such as number plate or some footage that captures the accident if in a condition to do so else wait for the officers to collect the information regarding the same. In addition, try to seek medical help immediately as you may not be aware of internal injuries of minor or major fractures that can be only known after seeking medical aid.
Seek for an experienced lawyer:
After all, this seeks for lawyers who are experienced in such cases and can help you claim for your insurance and fight for you. As an experienced attorney knows from where to start the collection of evidence. These lawyers charge only after the verdict and help their clients in getting appropriate compensation for all the losses they have suffered.
These lawyers try to convince the insurance companies to provide suitable claim but if the companies deny issuing the claim to the sufferers in such cases the lawyer then investigates further can directly talk to the driver due to the which accident occurred and asks him to present himself in the court.