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Why You Should Write Down Everything After Your Car Accident

| Nov 15, 2013 | Uncategorized |

Being involved in a car accident can be a shocking experience. You might be confused and disoriented, which makes it hard to remember what exactly just happened. Everything that happened just before and at the time of your accident is important for determining who was at fault, so you need to try to remember as many details as possible. To help with this, it is a good idea to take notes of every single detail. Injuries permitting, try to write down as much detail as soon as you can. It’s not just important to takes notes about how the accident happened, but also about your injuries and anything else that you notice in the days and weeks after the accident. You should write down everything you can regarding the following:

The Accident

Write down as much as you can regarding your accident. Include details such as traffic, weather, road condition, exact location, etc. Then describe exactly how the accident happened with as much detail as you can remember. Be descriptive about what you experienced during and after the accident.


Note down every pain you feel in the days and weeks after your accident, and any injury that your doctor finds. Don’t just include physical pain, but other discomforts and mental issues as well, such as sleep problems, feelings of anxiety, depression, etc. All of these can add to your compensation claim, so write down anything you think could be important.

Economic and Non-Economic Losses

Compensation could be retrieved for certain economic and other losses. Write down information about the number of hours of work you’ve missed, meetings you had to cancel, events you couldn’t attend, a planned vacation you had to cancel, or anything else that you lost, weren’t able to attend or couldn’t enjoy due to your accident.

Car accidents can have terrible consequences for victims and their loved ones. If you’ve been injured or have lost a loved one in a car crash, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages. The injury lawyers at The Kyle Law Firm will vigorously fight to get you the compensation that you are owed.Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.