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What To Do In A Car Accident Part II


Welcome back to our blog. We recently published tips regarding personal injury accidents, and how to properly document things so that you can build a strong case. We want to make sure that our potential clients understand how necessary it is to get every bit of information that you possibly can, so here are even some more tips for building your case at the scene of the accident.

Accident Injury Tips:

  • Talk to the other driver – This can be huge for building evidence in a case. While you’re talking to them, determine if their behavior is less than normal. Do they smell like alcohol or any other drugs like marijuana? It might only be speculation, but talking to the police officer about evaluating the other driver’s sobriety can help immensely. If it is determined that the other driver was infact under the influence of drugs or alcohol, then you will be able to contact a personal injury attorney with your case, and can proceed from there.
  • Take note of the other driver’s vehicle and state of health – Oftentimes, drivers try to make a case where one doesn’t exist, and will attempt to commit insurance fraud. Get your own evidence of their vehicle, and pictures of their injuries as well, and help to keep them honest. You never know what someone else might do, and you must protect yourself.

Gathering evidence for your personal injury case is extremely important. You want to make sure that you have every bit of evidence, not only to protect yourself, but to help create a case that will be successful. If you’ve been in an accident recently, and are in need of an accident attorney, don’t hesitate to call personal injury attorneys in Baton Rouge at Spencer Calahan Injury Lawyers.