When you are injured in an accident, having a personal injury journal may help you. Find out what a personal injury journal is, what should be included in one and how it may benefit your claim.
If you have been injured in an accident and have any questions concerning your legal options, contact an experienced attorney from our team at Peter T. Nicholl and let us see what we can do for you.
A personal injury journal helps accident victims keep track of important information about their personal injury claim. There may be a substantial amount of time between the accident and the insurance settlement or trial. A personal injury journal can help keep important details fresh, so the victim does not struggle to remember them when needed.
A personal injury journal can be kept in a notebook or electronically, such as a document on your computer or via a mobile phone app. Generally, the victim should keep track of pertinent information and add to the journal daily.
Your lawyer can explain what information to keep in your personal injury journal. This may include:
It is important for personal injury victims to understand that the journal may be viewed by various people, like your lawyer, insurance adjusters, or jury. The victim must write the journal knowing that it may become public. Because of this, there is certain information that should be left out of the personal injury journal, including:
If you were injured in an accident, it is important to have a legal advocate on your side who is prepared to work diligently to protect your interests. The experienced Maryland personal injury attorneys at Peter T. Nicholl Law Offices can discuss what to include in your journal and may give you more helpful tips about how to increase the value of your claim.
Contact us for a free consultation to discuss your legal options.