When you or someone you care about is injured, it is important to make sure your legal rights or the legal rights of your loved one are protected. When injuries are caused by a vehicle wreck or other accident, it is important to take immediate steps to make sure that crucial evidence is preserved. Immediately after a wreck, for example, insurance companies begin to collect evidence, interview witnesses, and conduct fairly comprehensive investigations. The insurance companies do this to gather information and help build a case so that their insured’s responsibility for the wreck can be challenged. In much the same way as insurance companies take quick action to protect their rights, hiring an attorney can help make sure that your rights and assets are protected.
It is often important to take action as quickly as possible to contact an attorney and investigate the underlying facts, because sometimes evidence that is crucial to the case may be altered, lost, or even destroyed soon after a wreck or other injury-causing event occurs. Contacting an attorney promptly may also be important because there are certain time limits for filing suit and, in certain instances such as claims against government entities, there may be even more restrictive deadlines such as a requirement to provide the government entities with a certain type of notice of the potential legal claim against them. The lawyers of Daughtery, Crawford & Brown, LLP can help protect your rights and make sure that action is taken within those time limits.
In conducting initial investigation of cases, the attorneys of Daughtery, Crawford & Brown, LLP have worked closely with some of the premier experts in their fields, including accident reconstruction experts. In the days and weeks following an injury, the scene of the wreck or other injury-causing event may need immediate attention to document facts relevant to the reconstruction of the accident. While law enforcement personnel will often photograph the scene where the injury occurred, this is not a guarantee that sufficient evidence has been gathered and, for example, may be done at night which may impact the quality of the photographs. The lawyers at Daughtery, Crawford & Brown, LLP have worked closely with a number of independent accident reconstruction experts who can analyze and document the scene of the injury by taking important measurements and photographs. No matter what type of injury you sustain, or how it occurs, it is important to preserve as much information about the scene as possible.
If you have been seriously injured, it is important to make sure that your legal rights are protected. If you would like someone on your side to help protect your legal rights, please contact the lawyers at Daughtery, Crawford & Brown, LLP today.
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