When a personal injury accident happens, the aftermath is often overwhelming. This can lead many people to hesitate pursuing legal action if they sustained injuries. However, it is important to remember that an experienced New Jersey personal injury attorney can provide assistance and guidance during these matters. While this is true, it is important to be prepared for a meeting so that the attorney is able to do their job. Continue reading below to learn more.
What Should I Bring to my First Meeting?
Before going into an initial consultation with a personal injury attorney, it is important to be prepared. Part of this can include gathering the proper information regarding the case so that they can be well informed. This can include different documents and evidence relating to the accident and injuries. This can include:
- Pictures or videos of the accident
- Medical documents outlining the origin and extent of your injuries
- Police reports filed at the scene of the accident
- Your health insurance information
- Your auto insurance information, if applicable
- The contact information of any witnesses to the accident, including business cards, phone numbers, emails
- Any expenses you have undertook as a result of the accident, such as lost wages or hefty medical bills
Will my Attorney Ask me Other Questions?
Due to the fact that every personal injury accident is different from the one before it, the questions that are asked by an attorney during the first meeting can vary. However, an injured party going into the meeting can expect certain questions about the details of their accident. This can include the following:
- How/where did the accident happen?
- How are you feeling now?
- Are you currently employed?
- Were you involved in an accident in the past? Was it your fault?
- Have you contacted yours or the negligent party’s insurance company regarding the accident?
Contact our Firm
Retaining an attorney after an injury-causing accident is the most effective way to ensure that you receive the compensation to which you are legally entitled. To learn more about how we can help you, call the Wilton Law Firm today at 732-275-9555 or send us an email through our online contact form.