Q: If the opposing party claims I didn't properly preserve the evidence of my car accident case, does that mean my case
can't proceed to trial?
A: Do you have photos of the damage to your vehicle? This should be sufficient in most instances. Get an attorney on the case, especially if it just occurred.
Evidence would be necessary to go to trial, but it’s possible there is evidence if an ambulance responded, you were taken to an emergency room, there was a police response, a property adjuster inspected the damage to your vehicle, etc. Without knowing what happened, it’s difficult to say what forms of evidence you already have, but you could consult with an attorney in your state who could advise you more meaningfully.
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