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ATTORNEY AND PROFESSOR
BRUCE N. DESIMONE, M.B.A., J.D., L.L.C.

Sample question and answer from Attorney Bruce N. Desimone

AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENT


Q:  I was told that if I was ever involved in an automobile collision that I should not apologize. Is that true?  

A: If you are involved in an automobile collision, it might be wise not to apologize on the spot. Rules of evidence may permit your apology to be used as a confession. Your apology might mean to you "I am sorry we had this collision," yet it might mean to the other driver "I am sorry I hit you it was my fault." 

If you are involved in a collision, first make certain you and your passengers are safe and well. Then, if prudent, make certain that the driver and passengers in the other car are safe and well. Call emergency personnel. 

Remember, your car, no matter how unique, can be repaired. Your health and the health of your passengers is of the most importance.  

Always remember to wear your seatbelt. 

Please contact an attorney to evaluate the specifics of your individual situation. Please feel free to contact the Law Office of Bruce N. Desimone, M.B.A., J.D., L.L.C. at 301-459-1414 to schedule an initial consultation. Before taking action, you should consult with an attorney who can evaluate your specific case. 

 

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