How do I prepare to meet with a Long Island personal injury lawyer?
Were you recently injured in an accident and are meeting for the first time with your Long Island accident attorney?
Not sure what you need to bring or what you need to know?
Here is a short list of information you should be prepared to tell the attorney as it relates to your injury:
- Date, time and place the injury took place
- Names and addresses of any other parties involved in the accident
- Name and addresses of any witnesses
- Medical records and bills
- Name and address of the ambulance company and hospital you went to, if relevant
- Name and addresses of any doctors, chiropractors, or other medical professionals who examined you
- Dates of any follow-up care you received, and names and addresses of any additional specialists you went to
- Dates you were unable to work due to your injuries and any documentation of lost wages
- Name and contact information for your insurance company, insurance agent and any other insurance representatives you have talked to, as well as any correspondence you had with them.
- A copy of your accident report
- Relevant insurance information
- Health insurance documents, including your policy or coverage information
- Receipts for expenses related to any injuries or damages that were a result of the accident
- Any photographic evidence you may have
- For a traffic accident, any insurance information that was exchanged as well as a description of any vehicles involved
- Photographs of any property damage caused by the accident