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What kind of information should I gather at the scene of my car accident?

There is a lot of information that could be gathered at the scene of a car accident. It could help in determining what happened and who was at fault. To learn more about the types of evidence that may be useful in your case, contact a Warrenton personal injury lawyer

If possible, you should collect some of the following information at the scene of your accident: 

  • contact information of others involved in the accident and any witnesses (name, phone number, address);
  • insurance information of the other driver;
  • pictures of the damaged vehicles, skid marks, the scene itself (get a variety of angles), your injuries and anything else pertinent to your accident;
  • information on how to obtain a copy of the police report; and
  • anything else that is related to the accident or your injuries. 

 

Contacting a Warrenton Personal Injury Lawyer 

Your next step should be to consult with a Warrenton personal injury lawyer. It’s important to bring along with you any of the information you have collected, which can help begin to build a case. 

To understand your rights after a car accident, contact Dulaney, Lauer & Thomas, Attorneys and Counselors at Law. Our law firm handles injury and accident cases for residents in Front Royal, Culpeper, Warrenton, and surrounding areas. Contact us today for a free consultation – 888-907-2631 (Warrenton Office), 800-741-1012 (Culpeper Office), and 888-534-5346 (Front Royal Office).

 

Carl N. Lauer
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Carl has focused on representing injured persons in Virginia.Workers' Compensation Claims.