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3 Steps To Do After A Car Accident In Florida

Posted by: Jimmy De La Espriella
Category: Personal Injury Blogs

There is lots of confusion after a car accident.

Every year, 2.5 million people get injured in a car accident. 

Although a good amount of these injuries are minor and don’t require much treatment, there is also a big number of these 2.5 million that get severely injured and get compromised for the rest of their lives. Although lots of injuries may just end up being cuts and cruises, some bleeding, or maybe just a little soreness because of some impact, it isn’t rare to see that those same injuries can become something worse.

Neck pain and back pain are common injuries that can become something that you never expected. Neck pain and back pain can flare up into long term health problems. If you are feeling a pain similar to this and don’t know what to do, here are some things you can do:

Immediately Seek A Doctor or Specialist

A lot of people are scared of treatment. That is a given fact. Lots of people are scared of going to the doctor because of the diagnosis that they may get. They are also fearful of the medical bill. For the most severe car accident injuries, the medical bill can reach the 5 and 6 figure mark quite quickly.

Seeking a doctor and getting an accurate diagnosis is one of the best ways to exclude uncertainty and accelerate your healing process. Going to a doctor, and if needed, a specialist, takes out the guesswork and immediately puts you on the path to getting better. 

Lots of times, the worst injuries don’t show up until way later. The injury might really peak in pain later. This is why you should go to a doctor and seek medical attention as fast as possible so that you can prevent the future injury from happening. 

Get Evidence For Your Injuries And Damages

To prove your injuries, you have to get evidence.

Although in an ideal world, the words that someone says would ALWAYS be the truth, but that’s not always the case. Lots of people over exaggerate the damages and injuries that they sustained. This is why it’s important to have solid evidence of your injuries and damages.

A common way to have evidence of property damage is to take pictures immediately after the accident. Pictures and videos that you have of the accident can help prove that the damage actually happened.

To prove your bodily injury, you must have medical records and hospital records of the treatment, surgery, or therapy that you received. If the injury required surgery, then there will always be a receipt for your surgery. This receipt along with other receipts regarding treatment and therapy will prove to the lawyers and insurance companies that you actually got injured. 

Call Your Car Accident Lawyer

The final step is to call a car accident lawyer.

This may seem like a shameless plug, but it’s actually an important step in getting your financial compensation. 

During all of the commotion of getting your money back, there will be an unending amount of calls from other law firms, insurance adjusters, insurance agents, and possibly the other party that was involved in the car accident in Miami. 

This is where a car accident lawyer comes in and helps you. It can be daunting to have to deal with all the parties mentioned prior. Saying one thing wrong may compromise your case and actually put you in a losing position. Accepting low settlements because you are in a rush to get treated and get back to regular life can also mess up your case.

Call our team for a free consultation to see what the next step for the legal process is. Our team is experienced with decades of experience, hundreds of clients served, and millions won. We are a no win no fee firm, so don’t worry about any fees until we WIN your case.

Author: Jimmy De La Espriella