Being in a car accidents can be a very scary experience for all who are involved. Car accidents can cause severe and even traumatic injuries to drivers, passengers, and pedestrians. Many serious car accidents ultimately lead to a personal injury claim to establish liability for the collision.
Because liability can be assigned right after an accident, it is important that you take photographs of the accident scene as soon as possible. Pictures are usually not subject to interpretation and can help you tell your side of the story more clearly. In this blog, we explain why you should always have photographic evidence if you have been in a car accident.
After you have been in an accident, the first thing you should do is assess yourself and any passengers in your vehicle to see if everyone is safe and not injured. If you or anyone in your vehicle is injured, you should immediately call 911 and ask for medical assistance.
Once you have checked for injuries, you can begin to photograph the accident scene. As you are taking photos, keep in mind that you want to capture images of property damage and injuries that will help an insurance company or jury piece together important details.
It is also important to note that the quality of your images will mater. If your phone takes blurry or pixelated images, you probably shouldn’t use it to document the accident scene. It is a good idea to keep a camera with you or in your vehicle that can capture quality images.
Taking pictures from numerous angles will help you get strong results. Keep the following tips in mind when taking pictures of your accident:
Have you been injured in a car accident? Was the other driver at fault? You might be entitled to financial compensation. Contact our Tulsa personal injury lawyersto discuss your case today.