How to Prepare for Your Personal Injury Claim
Posted on Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
If you have been injured due to the carelessness of another person or group of people, it is possible for you to seek compensation for the pain and suffering you have gone through. Personal Injury cases are more common than you think. They can happen due to a variety of situations, such as automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, boating accidents, defective products or vehicles, even dog bites can all be considered means for a personal injury claim. If you are looking to seek compensation for your injuries, it is important to contact Amerio Law Firm at (916) 419-1111 today to speak with a qualified Sacramento Personal Injury Attorney. We are here to help you throughout the process!
Your first consultation with the experienced Personal Injury Attorneys of Amerio Law Firm is extremely important in order to get on the right track to fair compensation for your injuries. In order to be prepared for a first meeting with your lawyer, here are some important things you’ll want to show your Attorney:
Evidence against the Guilty Party:
Your Attorney’s biggest priority is proving your innocence and the guilty party’s negligence in your personal injury claim. If you can supply any evidence that your injuries are due to the neglect of said party, this can move your claim along much faster. For instance, if you were injured in an automobile accident and have eye witness proof and corresponding statements that the guilty party ran a red light thus hitting and injuring you, provide it at your meeting. This will help your attorney move your personal injury claim along quicker and more efficiently, getting you the compensation you are justly entitled to.
Documentation of your Injuries:
Any doctors or absolutely any medical treatment you receive after the accident should be properly documented. This will significantly increase the likelihood that you will receive the fairest compensation for your personal injury case. At every doctors visit (or any other healthcare professional you may visit), be sure to acquire copies of your medical reports, bills, and receipts, then provide them to your Attorney. This way, you attorney can make sure you are getting the most monetary compensation for your injuries. If it’s possible, also try to acquire any paperwork from your doctor or other healthcare professional that states any anticipated future medical costs due to the injuries acquired.
Have Questions? Be Prepared:
- How much compensation should I expect to acquire for my personal injury claim?
- How long will it be until I am awarded my compensation?
- What is the likelihood that my personal injury claim will go to trial?
The entire process of filing a personal injury claim can seem stressful and overwhelming. During your meeting, you may forget to ask simple but important questions regarding your case. Before you meet with your Personal Injury Attorney, note any inquisitions you may have with the process moving forward. Always remember that at Amerio Law Firm, our goal is to be there every step of the process so you can get the compensation you deserve. Filing a personal injury claim on your own can be stressful, messy, and you may not get everything you deserve, so call Amerio Law Firm today at (916) 419-1111 so we can help take care of you.