What Should I Know About Car Accident Injuries?
Palm Beach Car Accident Lawyer
Car accidents can be a very serious and require an immediate response from police and medical first responders. The range of injuries can be almost limitless based on the severity of the collision, as a Palm Beach car accident lawyer understands very well. Depending on the speed of each car and the location of impact can greatly influence the type and severity of injuries. If you were injured in a car accident and it was not your fault, contact our Palm Beach car accident lawyer at the Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt. We may be able to get you compensation for all of your accident related injuries.
In the article below we have answered a series of common questions about car accident injuries. If your injury is serious, we encourage you to contact us at Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt. We offer accident victims a free case review with our Palm Beach car accident lawyer.
If I have a headache that isn’t getting better, should I see a doctor?
A relentless headache could mean many different things. However, a headache that does not lessen in severity could be a sign of a brain injury. When it comes to injuries of the brain, seeing a doctor should not be delayed. In the hours or days after your accident, the injury could worsen. (If you are diagnosed with a brain injury, do not delay in contacting our Palm Beach car accident lawyer.) You may want to keep an eye out for any of these signs, as it may mean you have sustained a brain injury:
- Blurry vision
- Nausea and/or vomiting
- Trouble remembering recent events
- Clear fluid coming from ears or nose
- Mood swings
- Difficulty absorbing new information
- Slurred speech
- Challenges understanding others
- Cognitive or physical impairments
What if I was hospitalized and cannot pay my medical bills?
Exorbitant medical costs are a harsh reality that many victims of a car accident face as a result of needing treatment for their injuries. This may be particularly true for those who are critically injured and need to be hospitalized. If this describes your circumstances, you could greatly benefit from meeting with a Palm Beach car accident lawyer about your legal options. If the other driver was at-fault, you may be entitled to receive financial compensation for your losses, related expenses, medical costs, and vehicle damages.
What information might a Palm Beach car accident lawyer need during the initial consultation?
The more details you can provide the Palm Beach car accident lawyer, the more thoroughly he or she can provide information about your legal options. Examples of documentation you may want to bring with you for your first meeting include:
- Copies of medical bills or receipts related to the accident injury
- Copy of the incident report taken by officer at the scene
- Proof of the accident (photographs, witnesses)
- The other driver’s name, address, phone number, insurance company name, vehicle make/model/year, license plate number, and driver’s license number.
- Doctor’s exams, diagnostics and treatment plan
- Statements from your work about missing days for treatment/recovery
If you were injured by someone in a car accident, contact Law Offices of Franks, Koenig & Neuwelt to speak with our Palm Beach car accident lawyer during a complimentary case review.