How do I get a copy of the police report after my accident in Georgia?

To get a copy of a police report after your accident in Georgia, you can go online to obtain it. For help in pursuing a claim against a negligent driver, you should speak to an Atlanta auto accident attorney. An attorney can evaluate your case and determine if you should proceed with filing a claim against the other driver.

As of Dec. 2009, Georgia motorists can quickly get a copy of their crash report through BuyCrash.
The cost may vary but starting fees are $5. There are a number of search options available to assist in locating your crash report.

Some of the information you may need to have on hand to order it include: 
 
  • the date of the accident in Georgia;
  • the location of the crash; and
  • your VIN number.  

This is a fairly easy way to obtain your report. If your accident was investigated by the Georgia State Patrol, then you should contact that particular post or the Open Records Unit. The cost for a crash report is $5.

Other types of crash reports may be available through the Department of Transportation. Additionally, you may also be able to obtain copies of any photographs taken of the crash.

When you have been the victim of an accident and it was caused by someone else's careless or reckless actions, then you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries for things like medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and more. To learn what your rights are and what your next step should be, you should contact an Atlanta auto accident attorney.

Contacting an Atlanta Auto Accident Attorney

If you are the victim of an accident in Georgia due to someone else's negligence or carelessness, whether in a traffic accident or some other type of accident, you have certain rights guaranteed by law. To help you understand these rights and seek the compensation you may be eligible for to help get your life back in order, contact the Atlanta Law Offices of Sheryl L. Burke for a no-cost consultation on your injury case - 404-842-7838.