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Friday, August 17, 2018

What Kind of Information Should You Gather During a Car Accident?

With more cars on the road and the use of smartphones, the percentage of car accidents increases each day. It’s important to always practice safety on the road but sometimes it is someone else’s carelessness that puts you into a dangerous situation. As a result, it is always important to know what to do in the event of an accident. Please read on to learn what information you need to build your case.

  • Driver’s License  
  • Vehicle Identification Numbers    
  •  Name and Address of the Other Person(s) involved
  • Insurance Information
  • If there are any witnesses, you will also want to obtain written statements.
  • Make note of any cameras that might have captured the accident and see if you can pull the video from there.
  • Name and Badge Number of Police Officer
  • Make sure to obtain the report the police officer wrote up
  • Take photos of everything- the damages, the surrounding area, the weather conditions, traffic patterns, etc.

If you need a lawyer for a car accident in Philadelphia, PA or surrounding areas, please trust in the lawyers at Brad Cooper & Associates. Please give us a call at either of the following numbers:


Philadelphia Office: 215-545-7777


Toll-Free: 888-545-4755


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