Are you aware that car and truck accidents are the number 1 killer of people in Maryland between the ages of 4- 34? And there are thousands more accidents where people have been seriously injured. At the Law Firm of Joseph Ostad we have helped thousands of people recover from the devastating effects of a car accident and we can help you too if the need arises.
The best thing to do of course is to try and avoid an accident completely; this would include not driving under the influence ,not driving while sleepy and not using your cell phone while behind the wheel.While driving it is imperative to always wear your seat belt and have all children in appropriate car seats in case an accident is unavoidable.It is also advisable to keep your eyes on the road and not on your passengers or children as many incidents of "distracted driving" accidents are on the rise.Keeping your car properly serviced will also cut down on accident probability because when your vehicle is in top shape it can react better to dangerous situations and terrible road conditions.In the event when an accident can not be avoided and you find yourself the victim of one it is best to remain calm and if possible move your vehicle out of traffic and call 911.In the event of an injury you should wait for the ambulance to take you to the hospital.The most important thing to receive that day is a police report containing the officers notes and the other drivers information including license and insurance numbers. Call our office at 410 727-6116 and make sure to not talk to the other drivers insurance company as they will surely be calling you right away.Give them our number and tell them to call us with any questions they may have.Remember they are not on your side and are looking to compensate you as little as possible.We will help you recover both physically and monetarily from your unfortunate accident and have you back on the road as soon as possible.
If you or a loved one are the victim of a car accident call me at 800 320-0080 or visit me at one of my conveniently located offices in either Baltimore or Rockville.