Meeting with your Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have been injured in an accident or have suffered an injury due to the negligence of another, it is important to meet with an attorney to discuss your rights and options. Before the initial meeting, gather documents and other information regarding the incident that caused your injury. Bring this information with you to give your attorney.

Here is a list of information we would like to review with you:

  • Date, time, location of the accident
  • Any information you may have about the other driver in the accident, pedestrians or witnesses (including the witness’ name, address, phone number, and location at the time of the accident and/or description of what they saw)
  • Make/model/color of the other car, license plate number, etc
  • Information exchanged at the time of the accident, including names, contact information from the other party or witnesses or any correspondence with any of the parties after the accident
  • Information you gave the police at the time of the accident, including the police report
  • Traffic tickets related to the accident
  • Photographs of any damage caused by the accident
  • The other driver’s insurance company information, including claim number and policy number
  • Name and contact information for your insurance company, insurance agent and any other insurance representatives you have talked to
  • A copy of your accident report
  • Name and address of the ambulance company
  • Name and address of the hospital, doctors or chiropractors that examined you
  • Dates you were unable to work due to your injuries
  • Documentation of lost wages
  • Health insurance documents, including your policy or coverage information
  • Copies of any correspondence you have had with your insurance company, including letters, emails, etc.
  • Medical bills
  • Receipts for anything you’ve had to buy or fix because of your injuries
  • Any statements you may have given to your insurance company or the other party’s insurance company

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Law firm of William Morgan & Associations, Personal Injury Lawyers in Oregon

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