YOU DO! Even when your personal injury is someone else’s fault, you are initially responsible to pay your own medical bills while insurance companies are investigating the accident and determining liability.
Auto accident checklist - If you are involved in an auto accident be prepared to take the following steps in order to protect your recovery and claim: (1) report all accidents to the police and obtain a police report number; (2) seek medical treatment if you are injured without delay; (3) take pictures of the accident and the vehicles involved if possible; and (4) obtain party and witness information, including name, address, phone numbers, and email addresses. You should also obtain information for the other parties insurance company before you leave the scene of an accident. Recovery for your injuries can seen daunting, so contact a lawyer if you have any questions.