What should you do after a car accident
If you, or a loved one, are the victim of a car accident – there are important steps you should be taking. It’s crucial you write down as much as you can. If you have a phone, take pictures. Record when it happened, the location, the weather, and the names of people nearby who can act as witnesses. You should do your best to document as much of the car accident as possible. Taking pictures of your car, your injuries, the other car, and the other drivers injuries – will make it easier for your car accident attorney to evaluate the merits of your case, and understand how he/she can help you. These are all important facts your attorney will want to know, when evaluating the merits of your case. After you’ve documented everything, you need to get immediate medical attention. It’s important to get treatment, because that documents your injuries – exactly when they happened. It acts as a paper trail, which establishes the validity of the personal injury claim. By documenting the injuries, it helps prove that the injuries did in fact happen – because of the accident. If you delay getting treatment and thus delay in documenting your injuries – this can impact the validity of your claim – and the likelihood of compensation for damages.
We Help Determine Fault
In order to file a personal injury claim, you have to demonstrate negligence and fault. Negligence doesn’t have to be intentional. Often, it’s accidental. People may accidentally cause a car accident. The bottom line is, you have to be able to say who caused the accident. The more you document the accident, the easier it is for us to build a claim – and go after the responsible party. We can help show that the party that caused the harm, was acting in a negligent manner – and that as a result, you are entitled to financial compensation.