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Importance of Documenting Damages in a Car Accident

As the victim of a car accident your documentation of the accident and its damages can make a dramatic difference in the aftermath of the accident and in any legal or monetary proceedings. Of course, if you are ever in an accident, first and foremost, make sure you are safe. Once this is established, your very next step should be to document all of the damages from the accident.

Even the things that may seem trivial should be documented. Insurance claims and legal proceedings are built on details and any lack of documentation can result in less compensation and the chance of not being covered for the costs of all damages.

Luckily, technology has made documentation easier. Taking pictures with your camera phone can be one of the most efficient and effective ways to record all damages. Once you and others involved are safe, take the time to go through the below steps.

  1. Take photos of ALL damages with your camera phone. If you do not have a camera on your phone see if a passerby would be able to lend you theirs and send you the images by e-mail.
  2. Retrieve as much information as you can from others involved in the accident. Including, but not limited to, Insurance providers, Insurance #'s, take a photo of their Insurance card, their phone number, e-mail, address, etc.
  3. Take notes. Even the most trivial damage is important. Make it a rule to document everything, this is the epitome of "better safe than sorry". How you document the damages from the car accident directly affects your chances of rightful compensation.

All in all, we hope you are never in the above situation. However, if you ever are, once you are safe it is imperative you document everything you can about the accident. With the collection of all relevant information and the assistance of a qualified personal injury attorney to lead you through the process, you are able to grant yourself the highest chance to achieve a full recovery and circumvent a long battle costing endless time and money.

If you are ever in a car accident, contact Flesch & Beck Law, your Denver Personal Injury Attorneys. For more information on auto accidents, click here.

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