What Documents Do I Need to Maximize My Car Accident Claim?

When filing a claim, you want to be able to build as strong a case as possible. The more documents you have for your claim, the more likely it is to pursue the compensation you deserve. However, far too often, people are unaware of the documents that can help them get through the process smoothly and effectively. Here are some documents you should have.

Other Driver’s Information

Ensure to gather the other driver’s information, including their driver’s license and license plate number, insurance policy information, and contact information. Collect this information at the accident scene. Take pictures of the documents to preserve the evidence.

Medical Bills

If you suffer an injury, you may require significant and ongoing medical care. Your medical bills can factor into your compensation. Showing how much you’ve lost because of someone else’s negligence can help you recover the full amount you need and deserve.

Photos from the Accident

The pictures you take after a crash can help you build your claim and maximize how much you recover. Pictures can show damages, proving how an accident occurred with the help of an accident reconstructionist. With the right team on your side, your photos can serve as strong evidence.

Estimates from Professionals

You can use estimates from professionals to help combat evaluations from insurance companies. Some of the parties you and your legal team can use to help include mechanics, accounting consultants, and economic professionals. These parties can evaluate your current losses, as well as future potential lost income and more.

Our Long Island car accident lawyers at The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. are here to help you through the complicated process of filing a claim and dealing with insurance adjusters. When you need to pursue compensation, you can trust our team to help you provide a voice and champion your rights throughout the entire process.

Call our firm today at (631) 250-4212 and discuss your rights with our legal team.

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