September 14th, 2020| After a crash, the last thing most people want to do is call the police and wait until they arrive on the scene to file a report. But it’s important to know when you’re required to report a car accident in California. In certain circumstances, a failure to do so won’t just make it harder to establish fault if you decide to file a compensation claim; it could even result in criminal charges. So, when is it necessary to report a crash? Here’s what you need to know.
It’s a Requirement to Report a Vehicle Crash in California If…
- Property damage exceeds $1000.
- Someone was injured in the crash.
- Someone was killed in the crash.