In this 5-part blog series, Denver car accident attorney Dan Foster describes the biggest mistakes someone can make after a car accident.
#2: Failing to Document Any Witnesses
The second biggest mistake someone makes following a car accident is failing to document any individuals who witnessed the accident.
Receiving emergency medical care takes precedence over speaking with witnesses. However, the police officers who arrive at the scene of the accident should not only obtain your statement, they should also provide a list of witnesses. You or your personal injury attorney can ask law enforcement for a copy of the accident report, including the list of witnesses.
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, speak with a Colorado personal injury attorney about obtaining a copy of your accident report and list of witnesses from the police.