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Filing A Car Injury Claim After An Accident

Filing a car injury claim is an important step after a car accident. The car injury claim process is long and can get complicated, so it’s important to know what to expect. In order to receive any compensation after an accident, you’ll have to file your car injury claim properly.

WHAT TO DO RIGHT AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

The most important thing you need to do immediately after an accident is seek out medical attention. Medical care will insure that any injuries or pain you’ve sustained will be taken care of, whether through medication, surgery, or a cast.

Medical care will also ensure that you have a record of any injuries the accident may have caused. From the moment you enter the hospital until you leave, detailed records will be kept of what injuries you sustained and what was required to fix them. Having these records will be vital if you plan on filing a car injury claim.

WERE YOU SERIOUSLY HURT?

Some accident injuries are considered far more serious than others during the car injury claim process. You will be considered seriously hurt if you need to go to rehab, have a deformity, lose a limb, miss work, experience severe pain, or become bed-ridden as a result of your accident.

Even if your injuries are serious and obvious, it is still in your best interest to hire a lawyer before filing your car injury claim. A lawyer can guide you through all the steps of filing your claim properly, and they can also help you obtain important documents and evidence while reducing the stress of the claim process.

SOME INJURIES ARE WORTH MORE THAN OTHERS

Car injury claims can be filed for a wide range of injuries, and every injury is worth a particular amount of compensation. For example, a spinal cord injury will most likely allow you to receive the maximum compensation. On the other hand, soft tissue injuries such as sprains have a lower compensation amount. A qualified personal injury lawyer will help you through the claim process so that you can receive the compensation you deserve.

For a Free Consultation contact Sloat & Nicholson at 1-800-873-3202.

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