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May 25th, 2009

What to do if you are in an automobile accident:

1. Call 911 or the local police to the accident scene.

2. If you are able, get the  other driver’s full name, telephone number, and insurance company name and policy number.

3. If you are able, get any witnesses’ names and contact information.

4. If you are able, take photos of the accident scene/vehicle(s).

5. Go to the doctor or ER if you feel you are injured.

6. As soon as you can, write down the events that took place before and after the accident.

7. Contact your insurance company as soon as possible.

8. Follow the doctor’s directions precisely.  If the doctor recommends that you rest, then rest.  If it’s recommended that you use a cold compress, use a cold compress, etc.

9. It is also important to follow up with your doctor, as recommended.

10. Keep all medical bills, medical records, correspondence, etc., in one place.

11. For damage to your vehicle, locate all maintenance records for your vehicle to show the insurance company.  If a new transmission or new tires were recently installed on your vheicle, send that information to the insurance company.  This will, hopefully, increase the value of your vehicle.

12. If you have any concerns about your injury, please feel free to contact Buckland & Schumm.  We offer free consultations and have over 27 years experience EXCLUSIVELY in personal injury law, with a long history of success helping accident victims understand their rights.

Medical Malpractice Claims

April 24th, 2009


Medical negligence cases are almost always extremely hard fought, very expensive, and very difficult to win under the best of circumstances. Simply stated, the elements of a successful medical negligence claim include:

1.  Probable negligence by a health care provider (liability);

2.  A clear causal link between that negligence and the harm suffered (causation); and

3.  Provable injuries (damages.)

If you have any questions concerning a possible Medical Malpractice case, please contact Buckland and Schumm at 360-671-1881 or 1-800-546-4451.  We only get paid if you get paid.

Welcome to our news & articles page!

April 20th, 2009

In this section of our web site, we’ll be posting news and articles that are relevant to Buckland & Schumm and injury law.

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Buckland and Schumm Personal Injury laywers
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