Millions of people are injured in the United States every year. In fact, 31 million people require medical treatment for various injuries sustained. 2 million people end up in the hospital for accident-related injuries.
Not every personal injury is someone else’s responsibility. However, when it is, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Of course, you have likely seen numerous advertising telling you that personal injury lawsuits result in compensation for your damages. That is only part of the story. There is a lot that needs to happen between your injury and the check that pays you for your damages.
Don’t forget that an “injury” is a necessary part of a personal injury claim. The insurance company is offering you money because you have suffered some sort of damage in an accident. However, before the insurance company even makes you a settlement offer, they need to know for sure that you have been injured. They do not like to write checks under any circumstances, so you can be assured that they are going to ask hard questions about the damages that you are claiming before they start talking specific numbers.
The insurance company is not simply going to take someone’s word about the extent of their injuries. They will want to see hard facts and then have discussions based on that. In your case, this means that you need to submit information about your condition, treatment, and prognosis.
The question then becomes how to best prove this when you submit your claim. The key is to have your claim documented from the beginning. The insurance company is going to ask questions because they may be looking for ways to get out of paying. They will look to try to poke holes wherever they can to find inconsistencies.
This is why claim documentation is so critical. Beyond submitting proof of what happened, the key is to leave no doubt that you were injured and convey the extent of your injuries. In this regard, you should turn over medical records directly related to the accident while not allowing adjustors access to your entire medical history. The medical records to release include:
Future medical prognosis and future treatment recommendations
At 388CEDA, we have an entire staff of medical professionals who are experienced at diagnosing and treating accident victims, as well as providing thorough documentation. Our specialists include:
Our physicians can provide a variety of treatments and diagnostic tools, including:
Our help does not stop there as we can help treat your injuries and manage your medical situation. Oftentimes, finding the right doctors to treat your injuries is a challenge in the wake of a devastating injury.
Beyond showing your injury, you would also need to present your side of the story and other evidence that would show that someone else should be legally responsible for your injuries. In some cases, liability is disputed, and multiple insurance companies are haggling over who is responsible because they do not want to be the ones to have to foot the bill.
This is where a personal injury attorney is critical for your case. The average person does not know how to deal with the intricacies of the claims process. You never know what offhand response to what you think was an innocent question could cost you the compensation that you need. Your personal injury attorney could present your case and help you respond to any questions from the insurance company. They will tell you whose questions you need to answer and when you do not need to say anything.
Finding the right attorney is not always easy because many people do not know how to identify the attorney best suited to their needs. At 388CEDA, we have a network of experienced personal injury lawyers who we work with, and we can recommend an attorney to you upon request. In addition, we offer medical care to both diagnose and treat your personal injuries. Our aim is to make the claims process easier for someone who is already going through a difficult time. Call us at 1-800-388-CEDA to find out how we can help you.
388CEDA is not a law firm or an attorney referral service. 388CEDA does not provide legal advice, services, or legal representation to anyone including but not limited to visitors to this site or individuals/persons responding to our advertisements. In Florida, 388CEDA provides the following types of physician services: M.D., Orthopedic Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, General Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, & D.C., Chiropractic Physicians that document and treat individuals that have suffered injuries. Results may vary and are not guaranteed. If you have any questions or need assistance, please call one of our agents at 388CEDA. We work with experienced attorneys.
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