Asked in Car Accidents for Michigan

Q: Can I give evidence when it's time for me to give my court submission?

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Michigan attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a GENERAL matter nationwide, evidence is gathered during the discovery process. That could take several months and it involves attorneys conducting depositions and gathering records that include police reports, witness statements, medical records, IMEs, and other documentation. The court determines the admissibility of accident-related documentation provided. You, the other party, and treating physicians and other medical experts could be questioned in court about information related to how the accident occurred and the resulting injuries. By the time you get to court, you and the other side will have already submitted the evidence to be used. You could give testimony at that time, if called to do so. This is a general overview. For specific guidance involving Michigan rules of civil procedure and other state law, you should consult with a local attorney. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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