Strengthening a Personal Injury Lawsuit After an Auto Accident

Strengthening a Personal Injury Lawsuit After an Auto Accident

Auto accidents can cause bodily injury that is difficult to overcome. For some individuals, the damage sustained after an auto accident can be permanently debilitating. Even if the individual is expected to make a full recovery, the time spent healing can make it impossible to work and earn a living.

Work with Treatment Providers

In order to strengthen a personal injury lawsuit, it is vital to work with all treatment providers and follow through with recommendations. Treatment providers are going to be able to share information about an injured person’s state of health, potential for a recovery, and compliance with treatment. Skipping appointments or not following through with recommendations gives the appearance that the injuries are not as severe as what is claimed. 

Clarify Accident Reports

Compensation in a personal injury lawsuit is determined by a number of factors, and one is the percentage each individual is at fault for causing the accident. If the accident report is not clear or is incorrect, it is important to provide evidence that the accident report is not accurate so that the percentage of fault is established correctly.

Gather Together All Documentation

Preparation and good documentation is important during a personal injury lawsuit. Keep all medical records, accident reports and witness statements in once place. This helps an attorney look through the case carefully and determine the next step when it comes to litigation or settlement talks. While an attorney is also going to have their own file, it will always be beneficial to have copies of important paperwork to keep a record.

If you have been injured because of the negligence of another driver, it’s time to talk with an auto accident attorney who can help. Call Attorney at Law Rex B. Bushman at 801-652-9413 and set up an initial consultation to discuss your case. Together you will determine if your case has merit and if it makes sense to move forward with a legal case.