If you were involved in a recent car accident, it is always important to seek medical treatment immediately following the event. This is because injuries can sometimes only reveal themselves many days or weeks after the collision, and this can ultimately make your recovery take much longer and the medical costs more expensive.
This can create complications that are life-threatening to yourself, and it can also create difficulty when filing your accident claim.
The Dangers Of Delayed Diagnosis
Delayed diagnosis will ultimately result in your treatment being delayed, creating a longer recovery time as well. It can also make your condition worsen over time due to lack of treatment, and this can have severely negative impacts on your health and state of life.
Injuries such as whiplash, the strain on ligaments, and fractures can worsen over time. This will lead you to experience more chronic and ongoing pain, leaving a more longlasting impact on your life than if you would have seen a doctor immediately after the accident. Because of the potentially severe repercussions, it is always crucial that you see a doctor following an accident and discuss your claim with an experienced Nevada legal professional.
You Shouldn’t Assume You Are OK
Many times following an accident, you will feel as if you have not been seriously injured. This is because of hormones within your body that are meant to mask pain in the event of bodily injury. Over time, this feeling will fade away, leaving you to feel the full extent of your injuries. Please, go see a doctor after a car accident. You may feel that you are fine, but there may be more serious health effects that have gone unnoticed.
Las Vegas Automobile Accidents
It goes without saying that crashes like these are far too common in the modern world. You don’t’ have to look long until you find news of another vehicle accident, whether online or on the television. In 2018, there had been 331 fatalities reported on the roads of Nevada.
With a massive growth from just the previous year, this is a significant rise in the number of road accident related fatalities. Altogether, the number of deaths due to motor vehicle crashes has gone down overall across the United States.
The Cottle Law Firm has experience awarding over a quarter of a billion dollars to Nevada residents who were injured due to motor vehicle collisions. We at the Cottle Firm have over 30 years of experience assisting clients with a number of injuries, and our talented staff of attorneys understands how to achieve successful settlements.
At the Cottle Firm, you’re not just a case number. Contact our offices now at 702-722-6111 to discuss your claim with a professional Las Vegas car collision lawyer today.