Getting injured can turn your life upside down and, depending on the severity of the injury, it can be a struggle to get back to normal. Protecting your legal rights is not usually the first thing you think of in the days following an injury. However, following some simple steps can save a substantial amount of time and effort if you later decide to sue someone for your injuries. Check out these steps which provide information about what you should do after you have suffered an injury. In this section, you can find information to help you gather the information you need to help build your claim and get prepared to meet with an attorney.

  • Claim: begin by collecting evidence and documenting your injuries. Here you want to write (claim) what happened to you.
  • Take incident and injury notes: you should begin collecting information as soon as possible after being injured in an accident.
  • Preserve evidence and take photos: a successful personal injury suit requires a substantial amount of evidence, including police reports, medical records, and photos of the scene.
  • Obtain and use a police report: a police report can be important evidence of fault in a personal injury case.
  • Meet with an attorney: call us today to schedule a consultation to learn how we can help you.

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