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Taking notes may work in your favor following a Texas wreck

You have just gotten into an accident, and the physical injuries and emotional distress you feel are beyond overwhelming. Writing down exactly what took place in the crash is likely the last thing on your mind.

However, recording the events of your car collision is a critical step in the aftermath of your wreck, particularly if the crash was the result of another driver's negligence. Here is a glimpse at why writing down notes after an accident in Texas is a wise move and how to go about it.

Taking notes about the crash

After you have established that you are safe following your crash, you can begin to record every detail possible about the event. A helpful approach is to look at the crash as a story and to record each step of the story, much as an observer would. In your notes, you may want to include details like the date, location and time of the accident. In addition, you can write down all of the parties involved and any witnesses to the crash.

Other helpful information to record includes what the weather was like during the crash or any conversation that occurred prior to, during or following the wreck. You can also try to take pictures of the crash scene to corroborate your story.

Recording information about the injuries you have suffered

If you have suffered injuries in the crash, it may behoove you to write down information about these injuries as well. For instance, you can discuss how your injuries are impacting your daily activities. These injuries include not just physical ones but also other types, including depression, sleep deprivation, mild discomfort and anxiety.

Even if something seems minor, it may end up becoming a major issue and thus is worth writing down. For instance, a little discomfort in the neck area may turn into chronic pain that requires thousands of dollars to treat.

Your rights following an injury car crash

If someone else's carelessness has caused you serious injuries in a car accident in Texas, it is within your rights to file a personal injury claim against the other party, seeking damages. The notes you record following your crash may help you to make your case in civil court. If you are successful in your claim, you may receive a monetary damage award, which might help you to address your hospital bills, the loss of wages and other losses stemming from the wreck.

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