As a parent, what are the best steps to take after my child has been injured in an accident?

First and foremost take care of your child’s needs. Make sure that they receive immediate medical attention and that your child is as comfortable as possible.

Next, try and get together as much information and evidence as you can pertaining to the accident. This should include: police reports, witness names and contact information, photographs of the scene, photos of your child’s injuries and insurance information from the negligent party.

Then, Contact a Washington state personal injury lawyer for a free consultation. If your child’s injuries are serious enough it may be necessary to hire a lawyer to get the settlement that your child deserves.