If you have been injured in an automobile accident that was the fault of another driver, you may want to hire an auto accident injury attorney. It will be very important to make sure that you are doing all you can to have all of the information your attorney will need from you in order to do his or her job. The easier you make their job, the easier it will be for them to achieve the results you want. Here are some of the information you will want to gather for your attorney:
A Full List of Your Injuries
It is very important to make sure that you are spending enough time writing down a list of all of the injuries that you sustained in the accident. If you have some new medical problems that have developed after the accident but are a direct result of the injuries that happened on the day of the accident, you will want to include those as well. The way each injury is being treated and the name of the doctors treating each injury should be included on this list as well.
A Full Description of Ways That Your Quality of Life Has Been Impacted
It is not enough to simply say that you have a back injury. Your attorney will need to be able to paint a clear picture for the judge and jury. He or she will need to be able to fully explain how each injury impacts your quality of life in a negative way. For example, you might now need help getting in and out of the shower. You may not be able to drive for long distances anymore. You may find yourself missing out on quality time with your kids because you can't run and play with them right now. However your life has changed, you will want to make note of it for your attorney.
Now that you are a little more prepared to start working with an attorney, you will want to start your search to find the very best one in your area. If you have not hired an attorney yet, do not be afraid to visit with a few different ones in order to get insight into who may be easier for you to work with. This would also be a good time to discuss how invoices are sent and how often you need to pay. Some attorneys will accept payment plans and others may not charge you anything unless the case is won.