Written by attorney James Bergener

California Personal Injury Checklist

It is important to document details of your injuries and accident, regardless of your decision to hire an attorney or not. Below is a list of items we at Bergener Mirejovsky, find most important for pursuing and settling a case.

Valuable Information:

  • Accident location (address or relative location)
  • Date and time of the incident
  • Name and address of any ambulance, emergency room, urgent care, or physician you visited
  • Name and contact number of enforcement officer(s) that responded to your accident and wrote a report
  • Name and insurance details for all people involved in the accident
  • Name of each healthcare physician you’ve visited to treat your injuries
  • Any time away from work as a result of your accident
  • Names and contact information for any witnesses
  • Names and contact information of any insurance adjusters you’ve spoken to regarding your claim

Important Documents:

  • The declaration page of your auto policy and/or your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance
  • Photos of your detectable injuries
  • Health insurance card or policy details
  • All correspondence with the insurance company
  • Photos of your property damage related to the incident
  • All medical billing and records from the treatment of your injuries
  • All correspondence with defendant or any other involved parties
  • Any other receipts for out of pocket costs related to the accident

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation around the clock. Our skilled personal injury attorneys will be happy to address any concerns, and can help you determine how best to proceed with your claim.

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