Preserving Your Atlanta Personal Injury Claim by Documenting Your Injuries
4/28/2012You can better preserve your Atlanta personal injury claim by properly documenting your injuries. Since a key component to your case is establishing the bodily harm you suffered, you should do everything you can to show it. A personal injury lawyer understands how vital evidence is and can help you with collecting it.
Jason R. Schultz
Jason R. Schultz
Simply saying you are in pain is not enough; therefore, you should take pictures of any:
- visible bruises;
- lacerations; or
- other physical injuries that can back your claim.
But that still may not be enough because eventually the visible marks will fade. You will need to provide documentation, through your medical records and charts, of the injuries you have sustained. Make sure the doctor has specifically noted them.
Getting copies of results from lab tests or imaging tests can also show your injuries. In addition, a list of the treatment you have received, are receiving, and will yet receive is important.
Furthermore, if your injuries are preventing you from working, then you should provide something from your employer which outlines the amount of work you have missed or will miss in the future because of the medical treatment that will be required for you to recover.
Contacting an Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer
As the victim of an accident, you have rights that the insurance companies cannot ignore. While they have a team of lawyers working on their side, shouldn’t you have experienced legal representation fighting for your best interests? Before accepting any settlement offer, contact the Law Offices of Jason Schultz to schedule a FREE consultation on your case – 404-474-0804 and read our free eBook - The Ultimate Guide to Accident Cases in Georgia: The Truth about your Injury Case.
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