After I’ve Been Involved in a Car Accident, Do I Need to Treat?

Jul 8, 2024 | Blog

Being involved in a car accident can be a jarring experience, leaving you with many questions about what to do next. One of the most important steps is seeking medical treatment, even if you feel fine initially. In this video, Geoff McDonald explains why it’s crucial to get medical attention after a car accident, highlighting the benefits for both your health and any potential legal claims.

By the end of the video, viewers will understand the critical importance of seeking medical treatment after a car accident. This knowledge helps ensure that you protect both your health and your legal rights.

Contact a Virginia Car Accident Attorney

If you’ve been involved in a car accident and have questions about seeking medical treatment, contact Geoff McDonald at 804-409-0821 for a free consultation. Ensuring you receive proper medical care is crucial for your recovery and any potential legal claims.

Car Accident FAQ

  • Why should I seek medical attention after a car accident even if I feel fine? Some injuries may not show immediate symptoms. A medical evaluation can detect hidden injuries early, preventing them from becoming more serious.
  • How does seeking medical treatment impact my insurance claim? Prompt medical care provides documentation that supports your claim and helps counter arguments from insurers that your injuries are not severe or related to the accident.
  • What are the legal implications of not seeking treatment after an accident? Failing to get medical attention can weaken your legal case by suggesting that your injuries are not significant, making it harder to prove their severity and connection to the accident.
  • What steps should I take after a car accident? See a doctor immediately, follow all recommended treatments, keep detailed records of your medical visits and symptoms, and choose a healthcare provider experienced in treating car accident injuries.

Geoff McDonald and Associates: 804-888-8888.


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