Why You Shouldn't Wait
Another reason as to why you should seek medical care after an accident is to account for the minor injuries that you may have not noticed. These can be referred to as “invisible” injuries, which in many cases show up days or even weeks after your accident. This can be seen through an example of a concussion, which often goes unnoticed by victims. Since concussions are not immediately apparent, you may think that you are completely fine. This can dramatically worsen, and cause severe effects towards your health. Not seeking immediate medical attention may also result in difficulties when dealing with insurance companies, as it can be difficult to prove that your injuries were caused by the previous accident.
Steps to Take
It is important to speak with an experienced attorney immediately after you have been involved in an accident. This will help you gain a better understanding of your current situation, share with you the timeline of your case, as well as address and questions or concerns you may have.