What to Bring to Your Initial Consultation

Personal injury can occur from many sources, including traffic accidents, a property owner’s negligence or workplace accidents. If you have been injured in any kind of traffic incident, including car, truck, motorcycle or pedestrian, you may decide to see a personal injury lawyer that performs a diagnosis of accident victims. This consultation will give you valuable information on your options for monetary compensation. Here are the things you need to bring to the initial consultation.

Insurance Declaration

The insurance declaration page shows the basic information concerning your auto insurance coverage. This may include uninsured motorist, underinsured motorist, medical payments or personal injury protection.

Evidence from the Accident

Evidence from the accident may include the contact information for anyone involved in the accident as well as witnesses. If available, you need to bring information about the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident, including driver’s license number, car tag number and their insurance. Also include any reports from eye witnesses. Bring any pictures of the accident including any pictures taken by witnesses.

Proof of Damages

In addition to pictures, bring copies of any auto repairs or car rentals. Supply medical records from any visits to medical practitioners or treatments received since the accident. This also needs to include ambulance fees, X-rays and medical tests.