Posted on Monday, April 20th, 2020 at 10:20 pm    

Being in a car crash can cause a variety of injuries. Even if a person is not seriously injured, the soreness caused by cars colliding can linger for several days or weeks following an accident. When should an accident victim become worried about soreness after a Sacramento car crash?

When to See a Doctor after a Sacramento Car Crash?

It is a good idea to be checked by a physician after being involved in a car accident. The adrenaline “high” many victims experience after a crash can mask injury symptoms. Also, some injuries may not present symptoms for a few hours or days after a collision. Only a doctor can diagnose car accident injuries correctly.

Unfortunately, there is no easy way to tell when soreness could indicate a more severe injury. Everyone heals after a car accident at their own pace. However, if the soreness persists, becomes worse, you have trouble breathing, or experience any unexplained symptoms, you may want to contact a medical provider immediately.

Some factors that could impact your recovery time include:

  • The type of collision, such as a rear-end collision, side-impact crash, or rollover crash.
  • Whether vehicle safety features engaged, including the seatbelt, front airbags, and side airbags.
  • Speed of each vehicle at the time of the collision.
  • The types of vehicles involved. Larger vehicles tend to cause more severe injuries for the passengers of smaller vehicles.
  • The type and severity of the injury.
  • The person’s overall health condition at the time of the accident.

Car accidents can cause a variety of injuries. Some injuries may heal with time and rest. Other injuries may require minimal medical intervention. However, some injuries may require intensive medical care, including surgery, therapy, and weeks or months of recovery.

The best way to protect your health after a car accident is to seek medical attention as soon as possible. When your health is stable, contact a personal injury lawyer to discuss your options for recovering compensation for car accident injuries.

How Much Is My Sacramento Car Crash Claim Worth?

The value of a car accident claim depends on the facts in the case. There is no formula for calculating the value of a personal injury claim. It is based on factors such as the person’s injuries, medical bills, loss of income, and determination of fault for causing the accident.

A personal injury lawyer investigates the accident to gather evidence proving the other driver was responsible for causing the crash. This step is essential if you want to recover compensation for your injuries. You cannot receive money for the claim from the other driver’s insurance unless you can prove that the driver caused the crash.

Your attorney also helps you document your damages. You must also prove that you sustained damages as a direct cause of the car crash. Common damages caused by a car crash include:

  • Medical expenses and costs
  • Loss of income
  • Physical pain
  • Travel expenses
  • Emotional suffering
  • Permanent impairments and disabilities

Contact a Sacramento Car Crash Attorney for Help

Are you unsure how much your car accident claim is worth? Contact our office for a free case review. We discuss your options and how you can maximize your chance of recovering full compensation for your personal injury claim.

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