If you ever get into an accident in Cobb County, you should get a Cobb County Police accident report as soon as possible. It is important to have this report when you file a claim with an insurance company or if you decide to pursue legal action.
The Importance of Cobb County Accident Reports
Cobb County accident reports serve as essential evidence for any injuries you receive or damage your vehicle sustains in a car crash. More importantly, your attorney can use an accident report to identify those liable for the crash.
How to Obtain Your Cobb County Police Accident Report
If the Cobb County Police Department responds to your incident, there are four ways for you to obtain your Cobb County Police accident report: in-person, by mail, by email, or online. For those involved in the accident, the report is free of charge.
To pick up your Cobb County Police accident report in-person, you can visit the official records department at the following address:
Cobb County Police Department
140 North Marietta Parkway
Marietta, GA 30060
Hours: Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m.
You can also visit any precinct of the Cobb County Police Department to pick-up your accident report. Typically, the records department makes most Cobb County accident reports available within 3-5 business days after the incident.
To request your Cobb County Police accident report by mail, you can send a request to the address above along with a copy of your photo I.D. You can find the accident report request form here.
To get your Cobb County accident report by email, just send an accident report request form to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy of your photo I.D.
The Cobb County Police Department offers online copies of accident reports through Police 2 Citizen. You can search for your Cobb County accident report with the following information:
- Name(s) of the parties involved;
- Date, time, and location of the accident; or
- The report or case number.
You can then download a PDF of your accident report.
When to Contact a Georgia Personal Injury Lawyer
If you need help determining who is at fault in your car accident or if you need help with a claim against an insurance company, you should consult a Georgia personal injury lawyer.
At the Pritchard Injury Firm, we have several years of experience investigating accidents and helping clients recover compensation for their injuries. Our legal team can help you gather evidence like your Cobb County accident report to help support your claim. We’ll work hard to get you the best compensation possible, so you can focus on recovering.
Give us a call today at (470) 577-8152 or contact us online for a free consultation.