When you’ve been injured as a result of an accident due to someone else’s negligence, your first priority, of course, is to get better. But with your medical expenses piling up and your inability to work due to your injury, you may find that a personal injury claim is your best course of action. If you’ve been injured as a result of an accident, what can you do to help prepare for your personal injury claim?
If you have been injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident, there are a number of things you can do in the aftermath. These include collecting information from drivers, passengers and witnesses, and documenting the scene itself with photos. In other types of accidents, information from witnesses and the documentation of the scene can provide your personal injury attorney with essential information.
Your injuries require medical treatment, and in addition to obtaining medical treatment as soon as possible after the accident, you should do your best to document the symptoms you’re experiencing, even if they seem very minor. These records will assist not only your physician in your treatment, but also your personal injury lawyer.
You should also document each of your sessions with your doctor, and include the issues you’ve discussed and the course of treatment advised or outlined by your physician. Additionally, your injury or injuries will have an impact of some sort on your everyday life, both personally and at work, and it’s important to keep a record of how your injuries are affecting your life.
If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident in California, Bradley I. Kramer and his experienced legal team are here to help you obtain the compensation to which you are entitled. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation.