• I’ve been in a Car Accident…is there a Car Accident App?

If you’ve been in car accident, there’s an app for that. You can use a car accident app to help you. Graphic for smart phone app

Immediately following a car accident, the first priority is to ensure the safety of all parties involved in the accident. If any of the drivers, passengers, or pedestrians are in need of medical attention, the first and most important step is to get them medical attention. If medical attention is not immediately needed or has already been attended to, it may then be appropriate to collect the necessary information to file an insurance claim for property damage to the cars involved or for any bodily injuries that may have been sustained. In the hectic confusion that surrounds the aftermath of an accident, however, it can be difficult to remember all of the information that needs to be gathered. Fortunately, there are several options available in our modern technological era that alleviate this challenge.  In other words, there’s an app for that.


Using a Car Accident App

You can download a car accident app – for Android and iPhone users alike, some at no expense – that provide drivers with all of the resources they need following a car accident. For example, WreckCheck provides users with a checklist of important information to gather following a collision. These applications allow users to store vital information such as emergency contact information, vehicle information and insurance information ahead of time, making it easily accessible in the event of an accident. Additionally, many apps integrate with your smart phone’s camera function, allowing you to quickly and easily document the accident with photographs and video/audio recordings. Add to that a GPS-function that allows you to pinpoint the location of the accident and inform emergency services of your exact location, and these apps are a necessity. Automobile accident apps have revolutionized the way in which we are able to gather information following car accidents and should be considered an essential app on every driver’s smart phone. Just be sure not to use the app while actually driving your car!

Of course, we hope that you are never involved in a car accident and never need to make use of these apps. However, it is good to take precautionary measures should you ever find yourself involved in a collision. With the apps now available you can protect yourself from unnecessary expense and hassle later on. Car Accident apps are available for download on most major smart phone carriers, you can search the Apple’s App Store or the Android App Market for a Car Accident app to download today.

If you or a loved one has been hurt in a car accident, you may want to consult a New York personal injury attorney experienced with car accident cases. At the Schlitt Law Firm, we would be glad to answer your questions and assist you. There is never a charge for the consultation.  You can call us at 1-800-660-1466 or email us.


The Schlitt Law Firm is an intentionally small, mission-driven plaintiffs-only law firm focused on personal injury and medical malpractice cases serving the New York metropolitan area. We commit ourselves to education, communication and responsiveness and vow to deliver remarkable service and outstanding outcomes.

Written by Thomas McHugh

The Schlitt Law Firm
A New York Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law Firm

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