Should I See a Doctor After an Accident?

Even if you are in a minor fender bender, the impact may be enough to cause an injury. Some injuries will not exhibit symptoms for hours, days, or even weeks after the initial trauma. Our firm has guided countless clients to successful legal solutions. We will analyze your options and help you pursue the maximum amount of compensation available.

Common underlying injuries that may not be immediately apparent after an accident include:

  • Whiplash
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Muscle sprains and strains

Seeing a Doctor Can Protect Your Health

Even if you feel fine after an accident, it is still important to make an appointment to see your doctor as soon as possible. Underlying injuries may not be felt until sometime after the accident. A doctor can conduct a thorough examination to determine if there are any underlying injuries, and provide the treatment you need to recover.

Seeing a Doctor Can Protect Your Personal Injury Claim

Medical records are often used as evidence in personal injury claims. If you fail to see a doctor after an accident, the insurance company may say that your injuries were not caused by the crash, or that they aren’t as serious as you say they are. By seeing a doctor, you can use your medical records to prove the nature, extent, and cause of your injuries.

Call Our Brooklyn Personal Injury Attorneys Today at (718) 690-3132

At Koenigsberg & Associates Law Offices, we provide compassionate and aggressive legal services to injured clients. We believe negligent individuals must be held responsible in court. If you have been injured by someone else’s carelessness or recklessness, we will guide you through the legal process as you see justice from those responsible. Our Brooklyn car accident lawyers have more than 2 decades of legal experience. We will answer your questions, help you file the correct forms, and tenaciously advocate for you against large insurance companies as you seek the financial relief you deserve.

Contact our firm today to get started. We offer free initial case evaluations to all prospective clients.

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