The more detailed information you can collect, the better. Essential information includes the names and contact information for any witnesses; the names and contact information for any other parties involved; the names, insurance information, and driver’s license numbers of any drivers involved; and a copy of the police report.
It’s best if you speak with our firm before you speak to the other party’s insurance company. The information you give will be used to limit the extent of damages paid by the other party. Simply say you’d prefer not to discuss the matter. Your attorney will advise you about how to handle future calls.
Absolutely. Pictures show a judge or jury the extent of the damage caused by the accident. This includes pictures of any injuries you suffered. A description of the accident is useful, but a picture will go farther in communicating the extent of injuries.
Yes. Even if you feel fine immediately after an accident, you may realize you are injured the following day. Your doctor is the one who can examine you, develop an informed opinion, and give you a preliminary diagnosis.
Yes, of course! Consultations are always free. We am happy to talk to you to see if you have a case and answer any questions you have about the process. Even if you don’t retain our firm to represent you, we always take the time to consider your case and answer your questions. If we can’t help, we're happy to refer you to additional legal resources that may be able to provide assistance.
You may receive damages for things such as:
pain and suffering
disability (temporary or permanent.)