Once again, this question will depend on the specific facts of a case. We recommend that you contact our personal injury attorneys us as soon after an accident as possible. Of course, your health is always going to be your most important concern and you must take care of your injuries. But understand that an insurance company will not be waiting to begin its investigation. They will leap into action as soon as they learn of the accident. So once you are able to contact an attorney, we suggest you do so to protect your rights.