You review your auto accident police report for the crash you were in two weeks ago. You discover inaccuracies in the report. You and the family member riding with you were both seriously injured, and you plan to take legal action. You know the police report is a vital piece of information when negotiating
with insurance companies or in court. What can you do?
In our last blog post, “Auto accident police report: Is it Important?” we discussed the importance of a police report, the information it contains, how it is created, and how it is often used. We pointed out that, despite its inadmissibility in court, the report is critical when it is time to reach a settlement with the insurance company or for the reporting officer to testify in a trial.
If the report will be used in these ways, it is vital that the information it contains be accurate. Thus, if you discover an inaccuracy or a mistake, you need to address it immediately. [Read more…]