Whether you were injured in a car accident or even a boating accident, the details matter. Even the smallest detail can change the outcome of your injury lawsuit later on; therefore, it is best to write everything down after an accident.
Having the right notes will remind you about what happened and make your account of the event easier to prove in court. Keep a notepad nearby, in case details start to come back that you may have forgotten to add the first time.
You need to write down everything you can recall about the accident, including:
Next, you need notes about your injuries. These notes will grow over the next few days as injuries become more apparent. Some things you need to list include:
It is important to see a doctor immediately after your accident. Even if you write down details, having a professional diagnose and confirm your pain will help your case in court.
After an accident you are likely to experience some losses. These can include loss of wages, family time, education time, etc. Write down any losses you encounter and be specific. Missing out on family events because you are recovering is also a loss that you will want to document carefully.
Any time you speak with someone about the accident, including your own attorney and doctor, write down the date, time, whom you spoke to, and the details about your discussion.
If you or a loved one was injured in an accident, then you need professional assistance. The team at Fetterman & Associates, PA can help you with your accident case. Whether you were injured in a car accident, truck accident or even because of a malfunctioning product, we can assist you with your claim. Call us now at 561-845-2510 for a free consultation.
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