You have the burden of proof to show that you are entitled to money in any car accident case. The legal standard is to prove that another driver was negligent in causing the car crash and your losses. An experienced car accident lawyer can investigate your crash and create the strongest possible case.
However, there are some forms of evidence you can help gather to strengthen your car accident case, such as:
- Witness contact information: You may want observations from objective third parties who saw what happened. You may be able to get contact information from people who saw the crash. Your lawyer can help track down the witnesses and obtain their testimony.
- Pictures: Pictures of the accident scene can also give an idea of the cause of the crash. Take as many pictures as possible, including your injuries. However, you may not always be able to document the accident at the scene because you are dealing with severe physical injuries.
- Medical bills: Keeping a record of your medical bills and other losses is critical. They can link your costs to the accident injury.
Additionally, your lawyer may use expert witnesses to build your case. Expert witnesses can give their own opinions on the cause of the crash.
A Car Accident Lawyer Can Gather Evidence for You
It is crucial to remember that you should not be the one who is in the position of having to gather evidence in the days after a car accident. A lawyer will be much more effective at the task, and they have more capacity to do it; you may still be dealing with physical injuries.
You do not have unlimited time to collect evidence you may need to prove your claim. Car accident evidence can disappear quickly. Once you lose the evidence, qualifying for financial compensation can become far more tenuous. For this reason, it is important to contact a car accident lawyer as soon as possible.
A Monmouth County Car Accident Lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael S. Williams Can Gather Evidence
Monmouth County car accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Michael S. Williams will immediately get to work to obtain evidence. Call us at 732-351-2800 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. We have offices in Tinton Falls and New Brunswick, New Jersey. We serve clients in the Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, Middlesex County, and Monmouth County areas and throughout the state.