Suggested First Steps After an Injury
A personal injury can be devastating to your life and turn it upside down. You may be confused and stressed. The last thing you want to think about are your legal rights. However, protecting your legal rights is very important. Below are a few easy steps that can protect you in the long run.
- Take incident notes and collect all pertinent information regarding your injury. Keeping good notes is vital. This should include details about the incident, names and contact information of witnesses, medical bills, hospital visits and loss of wages.
- Preserve the evidence and take photos. Photos of the scene and your injuries are key.
- Obtain the police report (if one was taken taken). A police report is important evidence as to who was at fault for the incident.
- Meet with a lawyer. Schedule an appointment today with Weir and Kestner.