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The Power of Eye Witness Statements

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The Power of Eyewitness Statements in Car Accident Claims Hey everyone. Today I want to talk to you about how just one eyewitness statement can make or break an injured victim's motor vehicle accident personal injury claim against the at-fault driver. When an injured victim brings a personal injury claim against the at-fault driver, they need to prove:

1. that the other drivers at fault, and

2. the injured victim actually suffered injuries from the car accident.

Regarding an eyewitness statement, there is nothing more powerful that an injured victim can have to support their claim than an eyewitness saying under oath, under the penalties of perjury that the at-fault driver's conduct caused the accident. Regardless of what a police report says -- remember, a police report is simply an investigating police officer who didn't actually see the accident happen -- write down and take stories from each person involved in the accident, potentially eyewitnesses, and write down in a report what they believe, how the accident happened. But an eyewitness in opposition to the Police officer actually saw with their own two eyes how the accident happened. They saw what each driver did and they saw how each driver reacted in the aftermath of the accident and they saw the property damage of each motor vehicle. It is so critical, especially if liability regarding who's at fault for the accident is disputed to just have one simple eyewitness statement can make or break a case. If you have any questions regarding how an injured victim can bring a serious motor vehicle accident personal injury claim, feel free to call me. I do this every single day and I'd be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.