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Seeking Medical Attention after a Car Accident

By Grant Law Office on April 21, 2014

Moments after being involved in an Atlanta car accident, you must determine if you or anyone else has been hurt. If anyone has been injured, you must call the authorities and remain at the scene of the crash. While waiting for the authorities to arrive, it is advisable to collect contact information from anyone who witnessed the accident and to take photos of the crash site. After gathering evidence and speaking to the police, you may have to determine if you need medical attention.

If emergency responders arrive at the scene of the crash, it is advisable to accept medical aid. They can quickly assess your situation and help relieve any pain you are experiencing. The next step is to determine if you should go to the hospital. If you do not have an obvious injury such as a bone fracture or a laceration, you may be hesitant to go to the hospital. It can be expensive and you may be there for hours. However, there are a number of reasons why going to the hospital promptly is in your best interest.

There are a number of injuries, such as soft tissue neck injuries, that may not make themselves apparent immediately after a crash. However, debilitating injuries such as whiplash can get worse over time if they are not diagnosed and treated quickly. Getting prompt medical attention will maximize the chances of a quick and complete recovery.

In addition to receiving proper treatment for your injuries, you will also acquire from your physician documents that detail your injuries and the treatment you received after the accident. It is also important that you follow up on your doctor’s instructions and complete the recommended treatments. For example, if your doctor recommends physical therapy to aid your recovery, it is important that you follow through and complete those treatments.

Keep track of all your medical expenses. An experienced Atlanta car accident lawyer from The Law Offices of Wayne Grant, P.C. can help you document your losses and include them in your personal injury claim. Seeking medical attention and documenting your losses are critical steps in the claims process.

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