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Documents Utilized by a Personal Injury Attorney

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Jul 06, 2019 | 0 Comments

When it comes to any legal dispute in court, documentation and evidence is the best way to insure someone is telling the truth, and that it cooperates their story in court. In a personal injury case, there are many more documents other than medical documents that is needed for a personal injury attorney. Brooksville residents should have all of their documentation in order before they pursue legal representation, as this information will greatly determine the course of action an attorney will take. All documents that pertain to the actual accident, the specific injury, or even damages resulting from the accident.

Official Reports and Statements

Half of winning a legal battle is making sure an individual has all the needed evidence they need to make their case, and documentation is one of the best forms of evidence. Official reports that come from a police office or even statements from individuals who witnessed the accident is all important and pertinent information needed for a personal injury attorney. Brooksville residents Photos, videos, and audio samples taken of the scene of the accident are also great pieces of documentation that can be used for an individual's legal defense.

Medical reports or Records

Because a personal injury claim is all about physical or emotional harm caused by the negligence of someone else, it is very important that medical records are given to a personal injury attorney. Brooksville residents who have been involved in an accident should be able to provide documents pertaining to their initial doctor's examination, and any additional specialists that were involved in the medical process. If someone was hurt bad enough where they needed physical therapy, it is important that an individual provided that information too. When it comes to medical records, it may be a good idea to have documentation of another medical professional, or what is commonly known as a second opinion.

*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Butash Law Group*

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Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...

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