Right after a car crash, you have adrenaline pumping, and you might be in a slight state of shock over what just happened. You feel a little disoriented and sore, but you write it off as being “normal” feelings following a collision. However, as the next few days pass, you are not feeling any less confused, and you develop headaches and irritability. Your sore neck has worsened, and the pain is shooting into your shoulder.
In this situation, can you get a delayed diagnosis of your car accident injuries and still seek compensation for your treatment? How long can you claim injuries after your crash?
Always see a doctor right away, and then contact an experienced car accident law attorney for advice regarding your specific situation.
Not all injuries from car accidents have serious symptoms right away. Feeling “out of it” or stiff might be the extent of it, and you might go home assuming everything will clear up after a good night’s sleep. However, some injuries start with lesser symptoms and get worse over time if you do not get treatment.
Examples of some injuries that might develop over time include:
As soon as you realize something is wrong, you should seek a medical evaluation. You want to get a diagnosis as close to when the accident happened as possible.
There is no hard-and-fast rule for when it is too late to get an injury diagnosis and claim an injury. However, if you wait too long, the insurance company might make it difficult for you to recover compensation. For example:
If you waited to get injuries diagnosed, you need a highly skilled attorney handling your claim.
At Malman Law, we work with clients who suffered many types of injuries in crashes, and we can assess the best way to seek compensation in your case. Contact us for a free case evaluation, so we can discuss your situation and how we can help you.
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