How Long Do You Have to Go to the Doctor After A Car Accident?
Over 30 years of experience. Over $100 million recovered for clients.
How Long Do You Have to Go to the Doctor After A Car Accident?
Over 30 years of experience. Over $100 million recovered for clients.

How Long Do You Have to Go to the Doctor After A Car Accident?

In general, the best time to see a physician to evaluate your injuries is immediately or as soon as possible. In the aftermath of an accident, your body releases adrenaline, which helps you cope with the initial shock of the crash. It can also make you think you are fine when you are not. Regardless of how you feel after a crash, it is best to seek medical care as soon as possible. People who are seriously injured should also seek medical attention right away because it helps start documentation of your treatment soon after your accident.

If seemingly minor injuries are not treated, they can worsen over time. Always see a doctor after being involved in a car accident because the sooner you receive care and treatment, the quicker you can heal. Additionally, seeking treatment sooner means your injuries are documented, which is helpful when filing a personal injury claimIf there is no medical record of your injuries, this allows the insurance company to question your injuries and attempt to reduce or deny compensation.

Keep documentation of all your injuries, how they affect your daily living and how they are healing. Next, keep track of your medical-related appointments, surgeries and medications. Your documentation shows how severe the accident was and can impact the potential compensation.

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