What types of evidence can help after a car accident?

Chicago car accident lawyer

Every car accident claim needs to be supported by solid evidence. Along with establishing the facts of the case, it demonstrates who is at fault for the crash and shows the extent of damages you or your loved ones suffered.

Make every effort to preserve as much documentation and information as possible after a car accident. You never know what evidence might ultimately support your claim when seeking compensation for injuries. There are many types of evidence that can help your personal injury attorney build a strong car accident claim, including the following:

Medical records: Medical records prove that you were injured in the car accident. They also show the treatments you had to undergo in its aftermath.
Bills: Hold onto copies of all bills linked to the accident including medical bills, receipts for repairs and invoices for any other services or assistance. They help establish the financial value of your claim.
Photos and notes: Photos of your injuries and damage to your vehicle help prove that you suffered harm. They also tell the story of what happened at the scene of the accident.
Witness accounts: Talking to people who may have seen or heard the crash can provide details about the accident. Make sure to obtain the contact information of witnesses so they can present their testimony in your accident claim.
Police reports: Accident reports contain basic information about the crash from the police officer’s perspective. They also list any traffic citations or offenses that can serve as evidence of the other party’s fault in the crash.
Pay stubs: Copies of your pay stubs and tax returns can demonstrate your financial losses. They help your personal injury attorney determine your lost earnings if you are unable to work after the car accident.

If you were hurt in a car accident, contact Briskman Briskman & Greenberg to learn more about the possibility of pursuing compensation for your injuries.

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