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Strong medical evidence supports motor vehicle accident claims

A fender-bender or minor crash on a New York highway may not cause a victim significant worry. For many individuals who are involved in motor vehicle accidents, it is possible to walk away from crashes without sustaining major physical harm. Because of this, many victims elect to skip seeking medical help in the hours and days after their collisions.

However, this approach to a victim’s post-accident recovery may impact the availability of evidence later if they decide to sue for the recovery of their damages. Regardless of the severity of one’s accident, it can be useful for a victim to see a doctor to ensure that their physical condition is not impaired by the trauma of their crash.

Not all accident harm appears immediately after a crash

When a victim is involved in an automobile crash, their body may feel normal as the dust of the accident settles. However, many common motor vehicle accident injuries do not become known until hours, or even days, after the victim’s involvement in the collision. For example, a concussion, which is a form of traumatic brain injury, may not show symptoms in the immediate wake of a crash but may have troubling or even dangerous side effects as time moves on.

Motor vehicle accident injuries that can show up in the hours and days after a crash can include but are not limited to:

  • Whiplash and other neck injuries
  • Broken bones, particularly those of the ribs
  • Damage to the spine and joints

The advantages of documented medical evidence

An accident victim may feel pain in their body after a crash, but a doctor can help them identify the source of their harm and the extent of damage that their body has sustained. Pain that victims may write off as minor soreness may actually require physical therapy, prescription treatments, or even surgery to remedy. These treatments have quantifiable values and can help a victim build their case for damages when they file a lawsuit against the responsible party.

It is important to see a medical professional after a car accident, but readers should understand that this post offers no medical or legal advice. Preparing a lawsuit for personal injury losses can be challenging and support from knowledgeable attorneys may help some victims get their claims to court.

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