Discovery is the process of collecting key information from parties to a personal injury case on their respective claims and defenses. In order to successfully settle or try a case, your New York injury attorney needs to have certain key pieces of information, both from you and from the opposing party. The same is true for the other side’s attorney. As such, discovery is an integral part of any personal injury lawsuit.
Preparing to Propound Discovery
Propounding discovery is not as easy as jotting down some questions on a piece of paper and mailing it to the opposing counsel. Instead, we need to prepare detailed questions that are specifically tailored to the facts of your case in order to obtain the information we need to successfully handle your claim. As such, the first step your our New York injury attorneys may need to take before propounding discovery is to have you complete a set of standard discovery documents to get preliminary details of your case.
Answering Discovery Provided by the Defense
The information you provide in a discovery request to the defense is also important to the success of your personal injury case. Despite common belief, just because you don’t offer incriminating or damaging information to the defense, it does not mean they will not obtain this information. However, you should also not be so eager to offer the requested information to the defense.
If you believe that a certain piece of information may be damaging to your case, you should first consult with your attorney to determine whether the defense is entitled to the information. If our New York injury attorneys determine that the information is in fact discoverable, we will help you determine how to best present it in order to minimize the damage as much as possible.
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If you or a loved one was seriously injured in an accident, the experienced New York injury attorneys at the Law Offices of Kenneth A. Wilhelm can help you better understand your legal rights and options. Please contact us toll-free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800 WORK-4-YOU (1-800-967-5496). We can also help with accident case in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, or Florida.
If you have been seriously injured in any of the 50 U.S. states, please call us and we will try to help you with your case. Other toll-free phone numbers for us include: 1-800-RADIO-LAW, 1-888-WYPADEK, or 1-800-LAS-LEYES. Please visit us at www.Work4YouLaw.com.
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