Automobile accidents occur millions of times each year. If you are one of the unfortunate people to have been injured in a motor vehicle accident, you already know that your body physically absorbed the impact of the trauma. This is why it is important for you to get the best possible physical recovery so that you don’t have to live in pain the rest of your life.
Being injured in a car accident will likely leave you in a world of pain and discomfort—both externally and internally. Unfortunately, dealing with that pain can cause you not to think straight, which can affect your long-term physical recovery and the outcome of your personal injury claim. This is why it is critical to speak with a personal injury lawyer as soon as possible following a collision.
Ways a Lawyer Can Help You Recover
While fighting for your financial recovery, our lawyers can also help you make the best physical recovery possible by ensuring you receive the following:
- Good doctors. The type of medical treatment you receive will play a large role in your overall physical recovery. This is why it is essential that you are seeing a doctor who not only knows how to treat your specific physical injuries but also knows how to deal with personal injury claims and work with accident injury attorneys. Because there are so many doctors to choose from, we can help ensure that you have the right doctor for your injury case.
- Thorough tests. Sometimes hospital workers in emergency rooms will only take x-rays and treat visible scars; however, if you are still in pain, it is critical to your health and well-being that you are provided with every test possible including an MRI, CT-Scan, ultrasound, and any other tests that could help reveal the extent of your injuries. Just because the hospital didn’t offer you a test doesn’t mean you shouldn’t push for a specific test. We can help make sure you get the right tests.
- Household help. Taking care of the kids, going grocery shopping, making everyone’s meals, or even taking out the trash following a car accident can cause you to lift, bend, or twist in a way that can negatively affect your physical recovery. It is important to slow down and not overdo it following a physical injury; however, many people just fall back into their routines and cause harm to their bodies by doing too much too fast. Although you may not have the money to hire someone to help you around the house, our law firm can help determine if you will be able to get compensated for this type of home care assistance.
Call Shevlin Smith Today
Because making a physical recovery can be expensive and include a long road of treatment and healing, it is in your best interest to work with the right medical and legal professionals to ensure you will make the best physical and financial recovery. For legal help following a car accident, please feel free to give us a call at 703-721-4233 for a complimentary consultation.