Being in an automobile accident is a traumatic experience for anyone. Taking the proper steps is important.
Even if you feel okay and have no pain, see a doctor immediately. Sometimes the first signs of an injury will show up a day or two later. Don't assume that just because you don't feel immediate pain, you have not been injured.
Then there are those that do have pain, but try and tough it out. Are you embarrassed to ride in an ambulance? If you're planning on filing a lawsuit against the other driver, not seeking medical attention will be held against you later on.
Don't wait too long, because the longer you wait, the more difficult it will be to positively connect your injuries to the accident.
Always be honest with your doctor. Give your doctor a detailed explanation of exactly how your accident happened. If you lost consciousness, even for a second, state that. Knowing exactly what happened will allow your doctor to make a better diagnosis of your injuries. Follow your doctor's instructions as best as you can. Make sure your doctor knows whether you are staying at home or going to your job. This could make a big difference in treatment.
Dealing with the outcome of an accident and having to handle a personal injury case as well is something that no one should have to face.
If you have been injured due to the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, consulting an experienced personal injury attorney may help you get the compensation you deserve.
Contact the personal injury attorneys for San Bernardino and Riverside counties. Call Peach & Weathers because at our firm, you come first and it is our main objective to retain full damages so that you can move past this situation.