A soft tissue injury can be incredibly painful for an auto accident victim. Unfortunately, this sort of injury can also be difficult to prove during a personal injury case. The following guidelines can help victims successfully pursue compensation for their soft tissue injuries:
- Report Your Accident
The first step toward securing financial reparations is doing your due diligence in documenting the car accident. Because the full extent of some soft tissue injuries do not manifest until days or weeks after a car collision occurs, it’s essential that you request all pertinent information from the other driver and immediately report it to both the police department and your insurance provider. This way, you will have a sound legal foundation upon which to build your personal injury case when you move forward with your claim.
- Consult a Car Accident Attorney
Only a personal injury attorney can provide the legal representation you need when seeking compensation for your soft tissue injury. After reporting your car accident to the authorities and your insurance company, contact an attorney regarding your legal options.
- Obtain Documentation
Soft tissue injuries often show no visible signs of trauma, which is why you must certify your claims through a medical professional. Being able to provide documentation from your healthcare provider that describes the nature of your injuries is the key to successfully pursuing monetary compensation for your medical costs, lost wages, and other financial expenses.
The Law Office of D. Hardison Wood offers legal representation for clients who have sustained a soft tissue injury as a result of a car accident. If you have suffered a personal injury due to someone else’s driving negligence, we can help. Call our Cary office today at (919) 238-4668 to schedule a consultation with a car accident or workplace injury lawyer.
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