Injuries after a car accident can appear days after the accident. here are a few tip to protect your benefits and legal right.
After a car accident your body will generate adrenaline and endorphins, which means you feel increased energy and lack of pain. Although you feel fine immediately following a car accident, your body could potentially still be in shock and you don’t instantly feel the upcoming pain.
Car accidents, even low-speed ones, generate a lot of force. Drivers and passengers often come to a sudden stop right along with the vehicle in a car accidents. This places a lot of stress on joints and other vulnerable areas of the body.
Pain and symptoms can take days, even weeks, to manifest. Getting proper medical treatment is the key first step, at or even before the first sign of pain or discomfort.
Concussions After a Car Accident
If you strike your head, your brain may hit the inside of your skull with force resulting on a concussion.
Concussions can be very serious, and the symptoms do not often show up immediately. Sometimes the symptoms are obvious such as disorientation or even loss of consciousness, but they can also be more subtle.
See a Doctor After a Car Accident
You should see a doctor after a car accident even if you don’t feel any pain. Your doctor will determine whether you sustained any serious injuries in the accident. Your doctor can also give you advice on monitoring symptoms of potential injuries.
If you are planning on making a personal injury claim, it’s important to seek a doctor in order to document the fact that you sought medical treatment within a reasonable amount of time.
*It’s important to seek medical attention within 14 days of your car accident, so you don’t lose benefits!*
If you’ve suffered significant pain or injuries after a car accident Call 305-AMG-HELP to connect you with pain management specialist with in 5-10 miles of your work place or home!