This Labor Day, there is a very good chance you will be commuting to your destination. Whether you are going to visit a friend or a loved one, you are certainly not alone. The roads will be packed this Labor Day, as always. Generally, this would not be considered a bad thing if everybody always obeyed the rules and regulations of the road. Unfortunately, this is not always the case, and when there is a far greater volume of traffic, there is far greater potential for an accident. Between the millions of distracted, drunk, and fatigued drivers on the road, you are going to have to do everything in your power to avoid an accident.
However, this is sometimes not enough, and when you are involved in a car accident, you may be seriously injured. Those injured in car accidents very often seek financial compensation to help cover the cost of their medical bills, lost wages, and more. If you have been involved in a Labor Day accident, here are some of the questions you may have:
How do I know if I qualify for financial compensation following a Delaware car accident?
To recover financial compensation, you must first prove that you were injured due to another party’s negligence. However, this is not always easy, which is why you will have to hire an experienced, aggressive attorney, who is willing to collect evidence and fight for your rights.
How do I prove another party’s negligence?
Fortunately, there are several things you can do to prove another party’s negligence. Generally, the best way to do so is through either dashcam footage, or via security camera footage that captured your accident on film. However, if video evidence is unavailable, you and your attorney may also provide witness statements, police reports, and more. You should always seek medical attention following an accident, as a medical professional with treat your injuries and provide you with medical documentation detailing their extent, which you may also use to help prove your claim.
Lastly, you should always be mindful of what you post on social media once you file your claim. The insurance companies may be monitoring your social media accounts to see if anything you post contradicts your claim, which they may then use as evidence against you to deny you the compensation you need.
Contact our experienced Delaware firm
If you or someone you know was involved in a personal injury accident and wishes to speak with a skilled attorney, contact Mattleman, Weinroth & Miller, P.C. today.
MW&M is comprised of an experienced team of attorneys focusing on legal matters of personal injury, workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability, product liability, and wrongful death in Delaware. If you require an effective attorney to guide you through these difficult legal matters, contact MW&M today to schedule a free case evaluation.