If you are have been injured due to someone else’s negligence and it was no fault of your own,you can file an official complaint,also known as a ‘personal injury claim’. Throughout the steps of the personal injury claim process,the situation leading up to and resulting in the accident will be explored,negligence will be assigned,and damages will be paid. When it comes to the steps of a personal injury claim process,the first and most crucial step is to hire an experienced auto accident attorney to walk you through the process.
Preparing your Case
Your go to court for a serious injury will listen to your story and assess your case. They will advise you on how best to move forward and prepare you on how to answer questions in the event of a deposition or trial. Evidence will be gathered such as medical documentation regarding your injury and contact information from everyone involved in the accident,as well as any potential witnesses. You lawyer will be aware of any weaknesses of your case,as well as its strengths,and they will build your case to minimize any cons and maximize the pros.
A personal injury claim is a process during with the plaintiff (the injured party) attempts to gain financial compensation from the defendant (the negligent party). A demand letter will initiate the beginning of the personal injury claim process as it is when the plaintiff formally requests damages from the defendant. If the individual or insurance company refuses to pay or argues negligence,then the claim will move on to the next level of lawsuit. This represents the pre-litigation and litigation stage.
An injury that is caused by the negligence of another can be costly; that is why the plaintiff is entitled to receive financial compensation to cover things like medical treatment,property damage,and missed wages due to time away from work.