Personal injury caused by another’s negligence can be catastrophic. For example, if you have brain or spinal damage, you may need to take time off to rest and heal. Injuries can have financial, emotional, and mental effects on you and your family. You should keep these points in mind you want to win a personal injury case.
Be Honest with Your Lawyer
Give your lawyer all the details. Don’t hide anything, even minor information, that makes you look awful. Your lawyer must assess what is relevant to your case, including pre-existing medical issues. If you don’t have all the information, your lawyer can’t do his job.
Keep Case Details Secret
Don’t talk about it until you’ve found a lawyer who can help you. Something you say off the cuff may be recorded and used against you, costing you money. You don’t want a minor remark to derail your argument.
Avoid Insurance Companies
Make no obligations to insurers. Many insurance companies try to corner consumers or get them to say something damaging on the record. Wait for your lawyer’s competent legal guidance.
Are You Ready for a Legal Battle?
Can you sue? Do you have time? Surprisingly few people ask themselves these questions before filing a lawsuit. It’s okay to walk away if you believe it’ll be too much.
Avoid Wishful Thinking Attorneys
Avoid lawyers who offer you thousands of dollars without fully hearing your case. Flashy and boisterous attorneys can be impressive with words, but not necessarily in negotiations or courtrooms.
Get a Doctor on Your Side
Assure your doctor’s support. If the treating doctor claims the injury is unrelated to the accident, you have a significant issue. Doctors are expert witnesses who can make or break a case. Your doctor’s testimony should be reliable and well-respected to be effective in court.
Organize Your Case’s Evidence
Try to capture everything on video or in writing. Quality evidence is essential in any legal case. Collect all essential information and bring it to your lawyer.
Exaggerate Less When Discussing Your Case
Never exaggerate your case to anyone. Many people cannot resist discussing ongoing legal actions, and details are sometimes exaggerated. This can be taken out of context and used against you.
Want to learn more about personal injury insurance? Read our blog on the cost of personal injury insurance.