In the aftermath of a horrible motorcycle rider accident involving a passenger car, the need for medical care is apparent. There are also many cases where a person was involved in a wreck but feels relatively healthy. Sometimes crash victims that feel okay will skip going to the doctor immediately only to suffer pain later. The need for medical and legal care after a motorcycle accident is crucial to your full recovery.
IMMEDIATE CARE IS KEY
Medical care the day of the accident is important. Go to the hospital either on your own or via ambulance to get checked out. Some injuries are obvious and require immediate emergency care. Even if you are suffering from what seems like minor aches and pains, visit a physician. A doctor will be able to look at any underlying important factors and determine the true extent of your injuries.
ESTABLISHING A RECORD
Going for immediate medical treatment will help you to determine the extent of damage to the body. It also creates a benchmark for later treatment and therapy that may follow. The records, scans, and photos of the injuries will be able to help you and your attorney determine the best path to follow. All of this is vital for building a case and a long-term recovery.
The appropriate diagnosis will also allow for a doctor to prescribe the right course of therapy. An exam may include a prescription to treat pain or other conditions or result in surgery to correct any bodily damage caused during the accident.
COVERING THE COST OF MEDICAL TREATMENT
Some injuries result in long-term therapy to get you back to full physical health. Unfortunately, there are cases where the accident victim will never fully recover. Weeks and months of intensive therapy can be very expensive, and many insurance companies try to avoid picking up the bill. Insurance companies may have to be persuaded to follow their own policies, which is done by an attorney that specializes in motor vehicle accidents and personal injuries.
RECEIVING LEGAL ASSISTANCE AS NEEDED
The cost of motorcycle injuries can be catastrophic. The cumulative costs of lost work, loss of enjoyment, and medical bills can quickly overwhelm an accident victim. The right attorney may be able to help you collect the financial resources you need to pay for medical care and living expenses.
Contact Brian Lee and Brian Lee Law Firm, PLLC for more information. Brian’s experience is specialized in car accidents and he has successfully handled hundreds of similar cases with success. The law office works on contingency. Contact Brian Lee Law Firm for more to schedule your free consultation.