Being a victim in an accident, it can be a mammoth task for a common person to prove the liability of the other party when attempting to get the compensation and at the same time coping with the injuries and its outcomes. Sometimes the responsible party hides the evidence that may prove them guilty; these situations are very common making the task of getting claim more difficult for the victim who is already in shock and pain.
The below mentioned steps can serve your purpose in getting the just compensation to help you recover physically and financially both.
Call the Police Immediately On the Spot
No matter if you are injured mildly, call the police at the accident scene and get a copy of the police report that contains many important details like the date of the incident, the weather, names of witnesses, and who was at fault in their opinion that you can be used at the time of the settlement. It is possible that another party involved in the accident doesn’t want to call the police and try to persuade you, just call the police. Don’t give any statement when you were emotionally vulnerable as it may be used against you at the time of settlement or in the courtroom.
Collect All the Details
To get the most out of your compensation claim, gathering as much information as possible can make your case more strong because the consequences of your case heavily depend on the evidences in your favor. Proving the negligence is very difficult, so it is very crucial to get thorough information to get the appropriate claim. This information can be:
- Photographs of the accident scene
- Photos of your injured body parts
- Contact details of your doctors or physiotherapist
- Name, contact number of the witnesses
- Minutely observe the accident scene for the evidence and details that often may go unnoticed.
Negotiate With Other Party’s Insurance Company
Write a letter to the other party’s insurance company…