Car wreck victims have a lot to think about when they are trying to figure out what to do after the accident. One of the first decisions they have to make is whether they need to go to the hospital or not from the scene. As a rule of thumb, anyone who suffers an injury should have a medical evaluation. This can be at the emergency room if it is serious, but it might also be at your regular physician’s office or an urgent care center if the injury isn’t that serious.
Some people worry about how they will pay for medical bills when they are involved in a crash. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you might opt to seek compensation through a civil lawsuit. This can help them recover the money they had to spend on medical care and other expenses related to the crash.
When injuries are catastrophic, such as one to the brain or spinal cord, the cost is greater. Oftentimes, these come with immediate expenses, but those financial damages might extend well into the future. Some of these require lifelong care that is rather expensive. This can include not only medical bills but also personal care expenses, lost wages and other costs.
We realize that you might not feel like you can handle anything else but trying to heal from your injuries. Unfortunately, there are time limits for seeking compensation. The good news is that we can work with you to handle the legal aspects so that you can review your options so that you are able to choose the one that works for you.