Kansas City, MO asked in Car Accidents and Personal Injury for Kansas

Q: I rented a car a month ago and the car hand controls stop working. I had a accidents, but didn't go to the hospital.

The car had left hand control installed in them. The hand control stop working and i hit a curb. The rental car company sent out a tow driver to fix temporary it worked for a couple of hours and stop working they later picked it up. I didn't go to the hospital and I have been dealing with back problems. Should i go to the doctor and inform the car company?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: It's your choice, but I believe it would be valuable to consult with a Kansas attorney immediately. I realize that people often say this in the aftermath of any accident, but in your case, it could be especially important because an attorney could take steps to preserve evidence here. According to your description, the accident appears to be the result of a mechanical problem in a rental car. Additionally, prompt action could prevent others from being injured by this vehicle. You mention back problems - it could be good to know how serious these are and whether you need treatment. So seeing a doctor sounds like it would be a good idea. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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