You were recently in a head-on vehicle collision that caused you major spine injuries. Unfortunately, as a result of the accident, it seems your injuries may affect you for the rest of your life. With some treatments, surgery and therapy, you may have the chance to recover or reduce prolonged health issues.
When seeking a personal injury claim, it may be important to take the right steps to ensure you’re compensated for your injuries. Here’s what you should do:
1. Seek medical evaluation
You may need to seek a medical evaluation from a neuropsychologist to ascertain the extent of your injuries. A medical professional should be able to create a report that details exactly how you were injured and how your injuries affect you.
2. Keep copies of all your records
Personal injuries claim, typically, require tons of paperwork and documentation. After an accident, and when going through medical evaluation, surgery or therapy, you should consider keeping all copies of your records. Some important documents to consider filing away are your accident report, medical results, bill and medical debt – all of which were associated with your accident.
3. Consider reaching out for legal help
Personal injury claims can be difficult, especially for people who have never needed to file a claim until now. Victims of a personal injury in Oklahoma have two years to file a personal injury claim.
Despite that, you shouldn’t delay making a personal injury claim. The longer you wait the harder it can be to receive compensation for your injuries. You may need to reach out for legal help when taking steps to file a personal injury claim.