Car accidents happen frequently in the Tampa Bay area. If you are involved in a crash,
we highly recommend that you make it a priority to take photos of the
crash scene. Having photographic evidence will prove to be extremely valuable
to you at a later date as you pursue your accident claim.
The benefits of taking photos of an accident scene:
Once everyone is safe, we recommend taking photos of your vehicle, other
vehicles involved in the accident, the scene where the accident occurred,
and your injuries.
4 Tips When Taking Pictures of an Accident
Be sure to take photos of all the cars involved in the accident, not just your own.
Capture photos from multiple angles. Close-up shots also work well to show
the extent of the damage.
Don’t forget to take pictures of any injuries. Include shots of any
redness or marks from your seat belt that will prove you were wearing
it at the time of the accident.
Include photos that highlight the angles which the vehicles collided, skid
marks or lack of skid marks, positioning on the roadway, traffic signs,
and any other pertinent details.
Protect Yourself From A Claim Dispute
Photos can tell the story of how the crash happened. They will be crucial
evidence if the at-fault driver denies liability or if the insurance company
disputes your claim.
Photos of property damage can demonstrate the severity of the crash.
Medical records alone may not always be enough to tie your injuries to
the collision. Photos of your injuries immediately after the crash can
further strengthen your claim.
auto accident, things can get so hectic that you’ll probably have a hard time
thinking straight. Making a mistake such as not taking photos can cost
you later down the road.
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If you are ever in a car accident and don’t know what to do,
contact us and schedule a consultation at no charge. We will guide you through the
process and answer any questions you may have.