When should you see a physician if you’ve been in a car crash? Right away, if the pain doesn’t subside, or days or weeks later when you begin to experience persistent pain or limited range of motion? Technically, all three, but you are doing yourself and any claim that may need to be filed and extreme disservice if you don’t seek medical attention right away.
If there is a delay in treatment or lack of follow-up care, an insurance company will argue that a claimant isn’t really as seriously injured as they claim. If someone doesn’t seek treatment or follow-up care and an injury lasts longer or is more expensive as a result, they-not the person who caused the accident in the first place- are typically held responsible.
If you or a loved one is injured in an accident, it is extremely important to seek medical attention and follow the treatment plan. If you’ve been injured in an accident, call Scott Mullins, a personal injury lawyer for a free case evaluation.