Any type of physical proof of an accident that helps provide information in cases involving injury and damage.
- It is important to take notes soon after an accident to provide the most relevant and accurate information. It is sometimes easy to forget specifics after an accident.
- Preserve any evidence if possible. Taking pictures and keeping any documentation pertaining to the accident, including receipts and insurance information.
- Police reports should be obtained by contacting the police and requesting a copy of the report. It will provide important facts and assessments from a knowledgeable party.
- Medical records will help provide information regarding whether or not injuries are due to the accident or from a previous condition. Your medical provider should be able to provide these documents.
Verifying any evidence provided is factual and accurate. Any evidence not properly authenticated can be thrown out.
- The court must deem the evidence as genuine to the point where it will support the party that found the evidence
- The fact-finder must decide if they find the evidence genuine.