A car crash could cause serious injuries that may be possible to win compensation for. Those who are considering a lawsuit may want to do so with the help of an attorney. Accident victims may be able to increase their chances of winning their case be providing as much information as possible to their attorneys. Photographs of the accident scene or of damage to a vehicle may be worthwhile.
In the event that the victim doesn't have photos, it may be possible to ask the insurance company if it took any. Diagrams of the accident scene may also be available as part of a police report that may have been taken. If a police report exists, it should be given to the attorney as well. In addition to photographs, accident victims may have given written or oral statements to their insurance company.
Copies of those statements should be obtained by accident victims and given to their attorneys. Those who don't have copies of such statements should tell their legal counsel about the statements so a copy may be obtained. If any traffic tickets were issued, copies should be made available for review.
Individuals who are hurt in an accident caused by a negligent driver may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills and other expenses through a successful personal injury lawsuit. Compensation may also be awarded for lost wages and lost future earnings for those who may not be able to return to work or to a similar position. An attorney may review the case to determine the likelihood of a settlement or a jury award.