Frequently Asked Questions – Motor Vehicle Accident
The Blackman Legal Group has 26 years of experience helping injured people recover physically and financially from motor vehicle accidents. We know that when an accident happens, you may find yourself wondering what to do and who to trust. Our attorneys are ready to help. If you have questions, please contact us.
Questions you may have when involved in an accident include:
When should I seek medical care?
Although you may think you feel fine right after a serious accident, you should seek medical attention promptly. People will often find that rather than feeling better 12-24 hours after an accident, they feel much worse. Waiting to get treatment or trying to “tough it out” will only hurt your chances of making a full medical and legal recovery. When you see the doctor, you should be sure to explain exactly what your injuries or complaints are. Do not try to minimize your injuries or symptoms. You will be giving insufficient information to your medical providers, making it much more difficult for them to make an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
Which doctor should I see?
If you are seriously injured you will be brought to the appropriate emergency medical provider for immediate treatment. If you have been hospitalized you will need to follow the advice of the doctors who are caring for you. When you are able to, you should contact us so we can assist you in arranging for and coordinating your ongoing medical care.
How long should I continue to seek medical care?
You should continue to seek medical care for as long as you are […]