The Houston Auto Accidents Attorneys at DeSimone Law Office urge anyone who is involved in a traffic accident in Houston, Texas to obtain as much information as possible about any witnesses that have viewed the car accident. The information you need to obtain is the witness’s full name, home address, any phone numbers, including cell, home and work , and if possible, the witness’s Texas Driver’s License number. Obtaining a name and number is not enough. We’ve had clients who only obtained a witness name and cell phone number for a car accident only to discover that when they tried to call the phone number the number had been disconnected. Many people buy minutes on a cell phone number and when the minutes run out the number is disconnected, The client is left with a witness name to a traffic accident and that is all. In a city of three million people it will be nearly impossible to locate the witness. In an accident such as a red light intersection collision where both parties say they have a green light the lack of a witness will be fatal to a client’s insurance claim. Do not count on the police officer to get the witness information. Many times a police officer has told our client that the witness information would be on the police report only to discover that when the report becomes available the witness information is no where to be found.
If you have been involved in a traffic accident in which a witness’s testimony is crucial, call the lawyers at DeSimone Law Office immediately. We will make sure that the witness statement is secured immediately and that you receive all the compensation you are entitled to for your injuries.