If you got a document at the scene of a crash, you might be surprised to learn it's not the official traffic report for your accident case. In this brief video, South Carolina car accident attorney Rob Usry lets you in on what document you actually have, plus the secret to getting the official report, and what that report can reveal to help your case.
Hey folks, we're talking about official South Carolina traffic accident reports. You know the documents you get at the scene isn't the official police report. Instead it's a document called an FR-10 by the DMV. you need to return that to your insurance agent or you could face legal penalties.
Here’s how the official traffic accident report works. You can get it for a few bucks from the DMV of course if you hire us we get that for you. Here’s what the report contains:
- Who's at fault
- Any charges filed against the at-fault drive
- Contributing factors to the crash
For example if the at fault driver got charged with a DUI we can use that information to request the entire police file to build your case for punitive damages. The accident report also contains a little diagram of the crash. This simple little drawing contains powerful visual evidence.
But the most important piece of the puzzle is you and how we can help you change an unfortunate situation into one that’s as good as it can be despite auto insurance complications and adjuster your high jinks. if you've got questions about your crash report or anything related to your auto accident motorcycle accident or trucking accident case feel free to fill out our get help now form right on our website. you'll get an answer from an experienced auto accident attorney. I thank you for thinking about this with me and I hope I see you soon