Technology can assist in gathering valuable evidence to help an injury claim. Below are some simple tips if you are involved in an accident:
Record what happens after an event, including the scene, weather, who was there, etc.
Take photos of licence plates, emergency service cards, insurance cards, damage to any vehicles
Take down information about those at the scene
If you have a dashboard camera, it will capture any accident as it occurs.They are small video cameras you can add to the dashboard of your car, which tracks a timeline of your journey, and has the time and date recorded
If the accident or injury occurs in a public place, someone may have uploaded the video online or to social media. You can ask that the footage be shared with you to have another perspective on the event
Newer technology such as smart watches may have tracked your exercise routine before suffering an injury.If the data changes and falls below your previous state of health, it can be used as evidence.It has the potential to show deterioration in health, including reduced mobility and sleep disruption.However, with the newness of this technology, there may be some skepticism with data being skewed, etc.