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These are the top 5 things to do after a car accident if you anticipate the possibility of making a property damage or injury claim or both. Not doing so can potentially cost you. 1. If there is any damage (even minor), call the police . At-fault drivers often say they will work it out if you do not get the police involved. Many times their story changes a day or so later and they refuse to pay. A police report is one of the best ways to document the accident and collect the at-fault driver's and owner's information. 2. Don’t leave the scene before the police arrive  even if you are in a rush to get somewhere else. 3. TAKE LOTS OF PICTURES! NOT 1, NOT 2, LOTS! ( Assuming it is safe to do so. ) Specifically, take photos of the damage to your car, the damage to any other car(s) involved - especially the at-fault car - and take pictures of the at fault car’s license plate. 4. Get the names and phone numbers of any witnesses . 5. Get the name of the insurance company of the a