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What If My Grille Is Damaged in an Accident?

If you have been in a car accident, your vehicle has most likely suffered damages. If your grille was damaged in an accident, it will most likely require replacement. Your car has suffered other damages in addition to the damaged grille in the crash, so you will need to make sure an auto body technician at a qualified auto body repair shop carefully inspects your vehicle and prepares a written repair estimate.

You should take photos of the accident scene and the damage to your vehicle, including the grille damaged in the accident. These photos can be helpful in supporting your personal injury claim. You can use your smartphone to take those photos right after the crash.

What to Do After Your Grille Was Damaged in an Accident

If you have been involved in an accident in which your grille was damaged, you should call the police and have an accident report completed. The police officer who arrives on the scene will complete and accident report and conduct a preliminary investigation to determine who was at fault for the accident and the damages that you suffered.

Make sure you give a statement detailing the incident, so it can be included in the report. Also, ask any witnesses to give statements. Be sure to get contact information for any witnesses, as they might be needed later. Be sure to get medical care after the police finish the accident report. Even if you don’t think your injuries are serious, you should be checked by a medical professional.

What If My Grille Is Damaged in an Accident?

Having the Damage Assessed

When you are involved in an auto accident of any kind, you should have your car thoroughly checked. Notice any unusual noises. Watch to see if any dash lights come on. If you notice anything unusual, be sure to tell the auto mechanic. You want to make sure all damages are considered and that the insurance company has a complete run-down of all your damages, so you can be properly compensated.

You want to take your vehicle to an auto repair facility that will inspect your thoroughly and check for any hidden damages. You want to make sure your car gets the proper repairs, so it safe and dependable after the crash.

Consult With a Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been involved in a car accident, which damaged your grille, you should consult with a personal injury lawyer. A lawyer will review your case. After carefully checking the accident report, talking with you, interviewing any witnesses, and assessing your damages. After determining which damages you suffered, your attorney will come up with a monetary value for your claim.

Personal injury lawyers work on a contingency basis, so you will not have to pay anything up front. Instead, the attorney will not be paid until you get a judgment or settlement. You have nothing to lose. Complete the Free Case Evaluation Form today, so a lawyer can review the details of your case and help build a strong claim on your behalf.

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