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The Importance of Seeking a Medical Evaluation After an Accident

file0001812797650We all know that person in our families that refuses to seek medical attention no matter how much pain they are in. After an auto accident it is important to receive timely medical attention for injuries because a person might have adrenalin pumping through their body and simply not realize they have sustained an injury. This type of injury does not present itself right away and that is why you should never decline being taken to the hospital for an evaluation.

Some symptoms do not display immediately. A concussion or internal bleeding might not show up until hours or even days later. There are two important reasons why you should be evaluated following a collision:

1. Emergency Medical Technicians are trained experts, who can determine if you have sustained a serious injury, even if you don’t have any apparent symptoms.

1. The more time that passes, the harder it becomes to prove that your injuries were related to the crash.

Simply because an injury isn’t as obvious as a broken bone, it doesn’t mean one hasn’t occurred.

The Cunnane Law Office has provided this content for informational purposes only.  You should refer your questions to a personal injury attorney.