Why You Need Go To A Hospital/See A Doctor After An Accident

After an accident, it's important to go to the hospital or see a doctor right away. When you have serious injuries, you may require an ambulance or med flight to take you to the hospital. Some people, however, wake up the next morning after an accident and only then start feeling pain and stiffness. Others wait until they can't stand the pain anymore to see a personal injury doctor.

The Oklahoma personal injury attorneys at Maples, Nix & Diesselhorst represent clients who have been seriously injured in car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents and accidents involving bicycles and other kinds of motor vehicles.

Call our office in Edmond to speak with a lawyer about your injury claim at 800-539-0652. The initial consultation is free.

Medical Records Help Prove Your Injury Case

It's important to see a doctor as soon as you realize you've been injured. The medical bills you incur can help prove that your injuries are related to the car accident or other incident that caused the injuries. This means it is also important to seek medical treatment as close to when the injuries occurred as possible to establish a causal link to the accident and date of the loss. People who wait too long to seek treatment may have a more challenging time proving that their injuries were due to the accident in question and not some other cause.

Additionally, you should seek any treatment you need because the bills can be included as one of the elements of damages in a settlement sought from the negligent parties in the accident. The bills can also be used to prove the severity of the injuries you suffered.

Get The Advice You Need

After a serious accident has left you severely injured, having trusted legal counsel that will stand with you is invaluable. Our attorneys can answer your questions and will keep you informed of the status of your case and any settlement offers from the insurance company. We'll make sure you have the advice you need to seek the settlement you deserve.

Discuss your case in a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys at 800-539-0652. You can also reach our office by email. We're located in the suburb of Edmond, just outside of Oklahoma City.