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  • Writer's pictureRhen Weaver

Factors Affecting the Payout of Your Injury Claim

Whether you have been injured in a truck accident or a defective product, you are entitled to taking legal action against the negligent person or party. Depending on the severity of your injuries, some factors can affect the compensation you obtain. To ensure you obtain maximum financial compensation, you need to understand these factors and how they can help you to build a strong claim. Find further facts here.

Personal Statements

It is vital to remain consistent throughout your injury case. Throughout the legal process, you’ll talk to different people, including the responding police, your healthcare provider, insurance company, and injury lawyer, about what happened. Your consistency in telling your side of the story will strengthen your credibility. Read about the Importance of Hiring an Injury Lawyer here.

Witness Statements

In the event witnesses were present during the accident, make sure to get their names as well as contact information. Their testimonies can provide the support you need to prove that the defendant was negligent.

Police Report

Standard police reports contain details including location, date, and time of the accident. They also include the contact information for everyone involved. The police officers who file the reports will note all potentially broken laws and their assumption of what happened based on what they saw at the scene.


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