Posted On: April 3, 2012 by Flaxman Law Group

Things to Keep in Mind After a Davie Car Accident

A Davie car accident can be one of the most frightening events of your life. Unfortunately, Davie traffic accidents are among the most common causes of serious injuries and these accidents cause far too many fatalities and injuries each year. One of the most important things to do after your Davie car accident is to seek medical attention right away. According to experts, there are a few things to keep in mind as you seek medical attention:

1) Do not dismiss symptoms or assume that you are fine after a Davie car accident. Even a minor car accident can cause permanent injuries to soft tissue, muscles, and your back and neck. In some cases, you may not display any symptoms but may still have serious or even fatal injuries. Some Davie brain injury patients, for example, do not display any symptoms initially, even when they have suffered severe and potentially life-threatening brain trauma. In some cases, symptoms develop gradually and you may have trouble getting insurance coverage for your symptoms if you do not seek help quickly and start the documentation process. Even if you have been in a relatively minor Davie traffic accident, it is important to seek medical attention promptly.

2) Choose your doctor carefully. You generally will be able to select the doctor of your choice for medical treatment. Look for a specialist with experience in the type of injury you have sustained.

3) Consider long-term care. In many cases, a Davie car accident requires long-term care, especially if you have sustained a brain injury, whiplash, a broken bone, or other serious injury. In these cases, it can take months of follow-up visits and months of care to recover fully. It is important to consider this when evaluating any insurance coverage you are offered – you need to make sure that you are compensated for long-term care as well as immediate care. In many cases, it may take the help of a Davie personal injury attorney to negotiate with your insurance carrier in order to get the compensation you need to cover all your medical costs.

4) In some cases, getting legal help is as important as getting medical help. A Davie personal injury attorney can help apprise you of your rights, can help you negotiate with insurance carriers, and can help you understand the value of your case. If you have been in a serious accident with multiple liable parties, it may require legal action to get all the compensation you need to cover all your accident-related injuries. Your physicians and insurance company are protected by teams of attorneys – don’t you deserve legal assistance to protect your rights as well?

If you have been injured in a Davie car accident, contact the Flaxman Law Group for immediate over-the-phone advice as well as a free, no obligation consultation. With three offices in South Florida and a hand-picked legal team waiting to serve you, the Flaxman Law Group is an experienced, full service legal team that is standing by to help you.