How Long Is Too Long To See The Doctor After An Accident?
How long an accident victim has to see a doctor will depend greatly on the type of injury they suffered; for example, if someone saw a doctor because their neck had been hurting for years probably waited too long. In most cases, you should see a doctor as soon as possible after an accident, even if it’s just to find out there’s nothing wrong and they were in good health.
If the accident victim is injured, a doctor may take x-rays or do an MRI and assign physical therapy, a chiropractor may make adjustments, or perhaps the injured person will just need a few medications, depending on the injuries and what the medical professionals thought was necessary. Of course, it’s also possible the injured person might need major surgery and physical therapy; whatever the person needs they should get, and the sooner the better; waiting to receive necessary medical treatment should not be an option.
Each injury is unique and compensation can be different depending on its severity. Contact Attorney David M. Benenfeld to discuss your accident or injury. He can help you get the compensation you deserve.