What to do when injured by somebody?

First Steps After an Injury Protecting your legal rights is not usually the first thing you think of in the days following an injury. However, following some simple steps can save a substantial amount of time and effort if you later decide to sue someone for your injuries. Police Reports If you were involved in an incident in which law enforcement was involved, such as a car accident, the police probably made a report of the incident. Generally, you are entitled to receive a copy of a police report, and it could come in handy for a personal injury case. For this reason, it’s a good idea to make the effort to get a copy of the report. Depending on the rules of the police department, you may need to appear in person to pick up a copy of the report, or pay a fee for the copy. The police report itself probably won’t be admissible in a civil court…

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