A vital part of any accident investigation is gathering and preserving evidence. In Florida, it is important to have evidence from a truck accident to prove negligence or wrongdoing. Most commercial trucks are required to have extensive insurance coverage, so it is important to collect as much evidence as possible to ensure you get the maximum compensation you deserve. With proper evidence gathering, your truck accident lawyer can help ensure that justice is done and you receive full financial recovery for any losses incurred due to the crash.
Important Evidence Needed in a Truck Accident Case
After a truck accident, there are unique pieces of evidence that can be collected to prove your case. Video and audio recordings from the accident scene are key for reconstructing what happened during the crash. Other important information may include:
- Cargo and maintenance records
- Driver logs and records
- Black box data from the truck itself
- Technology, such as GPS devices or on-board computers
All of this information can help paint a picture of exactly what happened during the accident and who may be liable for your injuries.
In addition, statements from witnesses and other drivers involved in the accident, photographs taken of the accident scene and vehicles involved, the police accident report, medical records for any injuries sustained during the accident, and any applicable state or federal regulations that provide context for what occurred can also be used to prove your case.
Additionally, if any citations were issued at the accident scene, these can also be used as evidence in court. It is also essential to have a record of logbooks for all drivers and trucks involved to provide details on how long they had been driving before the accident occurred.
Contact Browning Law Firm Today
If you were involved in a truck accident, consult Browning Law Firm today. We can determine what damages you are entitled to and will fight for a fair settlement. There are never any legal fees unless we win your case. To schedule an appointment, fill out our convenient online contact form, or call our office at (850) CALL-COY.