Reasons Why You Should Always Call the Police After a Car Accident | Naperville Personal Injury Attorney
Button 2 Button 1 Button 3 Button 4 Button 5 Button 6
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Free Initial Consultation | Se habla español 630-932-9100
Mevorah Law Offices LLC
DuPage County Attorneys


900 E. Roosevelt Road, Lombard, IL 60148

Phone: 630-932-9100


134 N. Bloomingdale Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Phone: 630-529-4761


333 N. Randall Road, Suite 104, St. Charles, IL 60175

Phone: 630-410-9176


105 W. Madison Street, Suite 2200, Chicago, IL 60602

Phone: 630-932-9100


1730 Park Street, Suite 202, Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: 630-420-1000

Reasons Why You Should Always Call the Police After a Car Accident

Posted on in Personal Injury
  • Font size: Larger Smaller
  • Print

Naperville car accident attorneyThe moments immediately after a car accident can be stressful and confusing. You may not know exactly what happened or what you should do next. One of the first things you should do is assess yourself and any of your passengers for obvious injuries and call 911 if anyone needs immediate medical attention. Next, you should call the police. Some people may think that calling the police after a traffic accident is unnecessary if the injuries or damages are seemingly minor, but there are a number of reasons why you should always call the police following a collision.

Damages to Your Vehicle Could Be Extensive

You can never be certain of the extent of the damages to your vehicle upon first glance. Even if no paint is chipped and no parts are visibly broken, your vehicle could still have suffered damage that could be expensive to repair. Even a minor accident could damage the body of the vehicle or any of the complex sensors in newer vehicles. If you did not call the police to the scene of the accident, you may be unable to establish fault for the collision, it may be difficult to get insurance companies to cover the costs of repairs.

Your Injuries Could Be Worse Than They Appear

Most people who get into car accidents do not realize the full extent of their injuries until days or even weeks after the accident. When a particularly stressful or intimidating event happens, a hormone called adrenaline is released into your bloodstream. This hormone has multiple effects on your body, including increased heart rate, dilated pupils, and increased sweat production. One of the more concerning effects, however, is a decreased sense of pain. If the full extent of your injuries does not become apparent until well after the accident, you may struggle to address the costs of your medical treatment. Calling the police can help solidify the fact that your injuries were caused by the car accident.

Our Bloomingdale, IL Car Accident Lawyers Are Here to Help

If you have been in a car accident, you know how much your injuries can affect your life. Many people deal with expensive medical bills and lost wages from time off of work. If your injury is life-altering, you could even lose your ability to work altogether. If you have suffered an injury in a motor vehicle collision, you should immediately get in touch with a skilled DuPage County car accident injury attorney. At the Mevorah Law Offices LLC, we can help you fight for the compensation that you deserve. Call our office today at 630-932-9100 to schedule a free consultation.




Latest Blog Posts


  • DuPage County Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Elite Lawyer
  • National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Top 40 Under 40
  • 2015 Top 40 Lawyers Under 40
  • Super Lawyers
  • Better Business Bureau

Let us start helping you with a FREE initial consultation.

NOTE: Fields with a * indicate a required field.

One Stop For All Your Legal Needs

Whether you are going through a divorce, injured in an accident, need to file a workers' compensation claim, charged with a crime, immigrating to the United States, or need to file for bankruptcy, Mevorah Law Offices LLC can help. Our trial lawyers have over 40 years of experience helping clients throughout Northern Illinois from five offices in Lombard, Bloomindale, Naperville, St. Charles, and Chicago.

Steven Mevorah has assembled experienced attorneys under one roof so that his clients need not search for a new attorney each time they need help. Mr. Mevorah has also established a wide network of additional attorneys so that his clients merely need to stop by Mevorah Law Offices LLC to find the attorney they need.

Client Focused Representation

Our practice is focused on meeting your needs with flexible hours and locations to serve you:

  • Free initial consultations
  • Saturday and evening appointments available
  • Home and hospital visits if your injuries prevent you from traveling
  • Multiple locations throughout Chicagoland
  • Veteran trial attorneys
  • Experienced negotiators
  • Payment plans available
  • Cash, check, or credit card accepted