There’s a lot to deal with in the aftermath of a car accident. If you suffered injuries or damages, reporting the car accident to your insurance company is likely on your to-do list. To increase your chances of getting a settlement, don’t make State Farm or Geico your first call.
To report a car accident near Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, call TWO of the following numbers FIRST and protect your right to a settlement:
Non-Emergency:Call Walworth County Sheriff (262) 741-4400
If You're Injured:Call Steve Caya & Lawyer Up: (608) 531-6252
Car accident injuries frequently worsen days after the accident. If you report your injuries to the insurance company too soon or before talking to an experienced Lake Geneva car accident lawyer, you can get stuck with an inadequate, lowball settlement.
The sooner you contact Wisconsin personal injury lawyer Steve Caya, the sooner we document your injuries and send our investigator to Elkhorn, Delevan, Genoa City or wherever your car accident took place to build a strong case and increase your chances of getting more money from your insurance company.
Steve Caya uses his expertise as a No Win No Fee personal injury lawyer to fight your insurance company for the settlement you deserve. Don’t settle for an unfair insurance settlement. Get the compensation you need to recover.
Contact Lake Geneva car accident lawyer Steve Caya to discuss the best plan to get compensation.
Under Wisconsin car accident laws, you must report a car accident if:
- A person is injured
- At least $1,000 of vehicle damages occurred
- At least $200 of government or state property damages occurred
You can report your car accident to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
If your car accident near Lake Geneva meets one or more of the criteria above, you need to report the car accident to the police or the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.
Call the Walworth County Sheriff’s department immediately if anyone is seriously injured or significant property damage took place. If police are involved, they will likely file a crash report. If police don’t complete the report, you have 10-days to report the car accident.
Check out our list of 5 steps to take after a car accident that wasn't your fault, to protect your health and legal right to seek compensation for your injuries.
You can report your Lake Geneva car accident online with the Wisconsin Department of Transportation with the following information:
- Your driver license number
- Your social security number
- Vehicle Identification Number
- Vehicle insurance information