Mistakes Victims of Accidents Make in North Carolina: Not Being Honest About Your Injury History
Do not try to hide past injuries from your lawyer. It should go without saying that you need to be up front and honest with your attorney about any injuries that occurred before or after this particular accident. Again, if you saw a doctor or other health care provider, then there is a record in existence that the insurance company will probably find. Your lawyer can deal with this if he or she knows about it. If you lie about it, and the insurance company finds out, then your case is probably going to be lost.
(Part 2 of 4 on Mistakes of Accident Victims in North Carolina)