After an accident where there is a possibility that future injuries may appear, it is important for victims to reach out and consult the appropriate medical and legal experts to ensure their injuries are treated immediately and they are compensated for any monetary damages that may occur.
Vehicle accidents are generally unpleasant experiences even when the collision is not violent nor the damage too severe. Everyone reacts differently to a motor vehicle accident. Some people tend to overreact while others tend to remain calm, perhaps too calm. After being involved in a motor vehicle accident, work-related accident or a slip and fall incident, it is not uncommon for someone to be aware of the full extent of their injuries despite suffering delayed-symptoms.
After an accident, the paramount goal is to ensure the injured receives immediate medical treatment for their injuries. Unfortunately, waiting even just a few days to see a doctor may negatively impact any personal injury claim filed to recover compensation for these injuries. After any accident, any participant, whether a driver or passenger, should have a medical examination as soon as possible, even if there is little evidence of any serious or severe injuries. It may be a life-saving act, as well as an act that preserves the merits of a personal injury claim.
Talk to anyone else involved in the accident and re-examine the details of the event. An injury that seems minor at present may be the result of a substantial trauma nonetheless, and serious injuries may still materialize. Consulting with the appropriate medical and legal professionals after any type of accident is crucial to preserving a claim. Failing to do so may result in delayed injuries that necessitate medical expenses for which there may be no legal recourse.
Our decades of experience make us the clear and obvious choice for representation in personal injury cases in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas. Contact Powell Law at (570) 961-0777. The consultation is FREE, and you don’t pay unless we win!