When pursuing a personal injury claim documentation is critical to a successful outcome. The more evidence and documentation you have, the better your chances of obtaining a successful result. Taking good notes after an accident is the first step toward a maximum recovery.
Seemingly unimportant details can be invaluable in proving your case, so it is essential that you take detailed notes as soon as possible after the incident. In addition to writing details of the event, there are certain pieces of evidence, such as any hospital records or accident reports from the police, that can help your attorney build the strongest claim for compensation.
As soon as your head is clear enough, write down everything you can remember about how the accident happened, these following tips will get you started in the right direction.
In addition to written details, your accident lawyer will be able to build a stronger case with other types of evidence, including the following:
Every case is different and requires specialized information, but you will be off to a good start by providing the information listed above. Your attorney will investigate your claim and work with you to gather additional information to support your lawsuit.
An experienced accident lawyer will be able to determine the value of the evidence you have and suggest other items that you may not have considered. Raphaelson & Levine have 30 years of experience in a wide range of personal injury situations. We know what items will help to show liability and the extent of your injuries. In complex situations, we also have the resources to obtain forensic evidence and expert witness testimony to prove your individual case. Call our office today to file a claim 212-268-3222.