Auto accidents can be stressful regardless of whether you are the driver or passenger. It is difficult to navigate next steps as you sort through taking driver information and calling insurances companies. Often times your priority is taking care of your car as opposed to taking care of yourself and any injuries you may have sustained.
However, it is important that you prioritize your health immediately after an accident to prevent further injury in the coming days and weeks.
You should seek medical attention immediately following any accident. Waiting until injuries become apparent can lead to longer recovery times and other long term health implications. The goal of receiving early treatment is to prevent any issues from becoming chronic.
Dr. Scott will provide you with a thorough exam and create a custom treatment plan based on your unique injuries. It is important to maintain your treatment plan and come in for regular visits until Dr. Scott has cleared you.
It is advised you seek legal help following your accident. Dr. Scott can make recommendations for personal injury attorneys who can help walk you through your injury claim and advise if your claim in valid.