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Are Witnesses Necessary?

A question that many prospective clients want the answer to is: “Do I have a valid claim where there were no witnesses to the accident?” In fact, many people are afraid to pursue a claim because they fear that they cannot prove an accident or injury because there are no witnesses.

The answer is that it is not necessary to have a witness; however, having one will greatly strengthen your case when the facts are on your side.

But if there is no witness, it could simply be your word against the other driver's word. A police officer can then assess the veracity of the statements from you and the other person and look at the damage to the cars to give his opinion as to how the accident happened without the need of any additional witnesses. Therefore, it is always important to call the police after an accident.

If there is a dispute between you and the other driver regarding the statements, oftentimes experts are used to determine how the accident happened. This is done by the use of reconstructive methods to reconstruct the accident and determine the cause. Additionally, it is always important to get the names of any witnesses and to get their addresses and telephone numbers so that we may utilize those witnesses and contact them to help support your version of the facts.

If you have an issue with whether or not the accident is your fault or the fault of someone else, or whether it is witnessed or not witnessed, PHONE CARDONE and I will be happy to answer any questions you may have and we can resolve your case together.

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