Why See A Doctor After an Auto Accident

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    March 13 2019

    Unfortunately, car accidents are a far too common occurrence.  They happen every day in Nevada. Some accidents are minor and everyone may walk away with relatively minor injuries and very little damage to their cars.  Other accidents can be fatal with cars that are seriously damaged or totaled.

    Even if you’ve been in a minor automobile accident, it is important to seek medical attention as soon as possible.  You may not appear to be injured at first, but you could still have soft tissue injuries or internal injuries that take time to develop.  If you don’t see a medical professional right away, you could make your initial injury worse.

    Always seek medical treatment after a car accident.

    Who Will Pay for My Medical Treatment?

    Your insurance company will want the insurance company of the responsible driver to pay your medical bills.  Some insurance companies will pay the bills and then seek reimbursement, but others will wait for the other company to pay.  Don’t let the cost of treatment or procedural issues deter you from seeking the medical care that you need or affect your health care decisions.

    If you were in an accident, seek immediate treatment so that you can get the best care possible.  After you have gotten checked out by a medical professional, it’s time to consult with a Personal Injury Law Firm to help you get your bills paid and the compensation that you deserve.

    Common Invisible Car Crash Injuries

    Some car accident injuries do not show up immediately and may be considered “invisible.”  An example of this is a soft tissue injury, which is damage to your body’s connective tissue.  A common type of injury that results from a car crash is whiplash.

    Whiplash is a soft tissue injury that may take some time to appear.  It results from your head suddenly jerking forward, backward, or sideways at the time of the car crash.  Whiplash usually results from a rear impact while in a stationary position.

    Whiplash injury symptoms may include: neck pain and stiffness, headache, shoulder pain and stiffness, dizziness, fatigue, arm pain, jaw pain, back pain, and ringing in the ears.

    Experienced Las Vegas Car Accident Attorneys

    If you or a loved one has been in a car accident in the Las Vegas area and another party was responsible for the accident, you should speak with an experienced Personal Injury Attorney to get legal advice about your potential claim.  The Personal Injury Lawyers at Anthem Injury Law offer Free Consultations and are ready to take your call.  Contact us today at (702) 850-0202.

    Published by Anthony Golden

    Attorney Anthony B. Golden (“Tony”) is one of the founding partners of Anthem Injury Lawyers. Tony represents clients in all aspects of personal injury cases, from pre-litigation through jury trials and appeals. Tony has a proven track record of successfully representing clients in trials, arbitration, and appeals, as well as assisting clients in resolving high-value cases in mediation.

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