Reasons To See a Doctor After an Accident


May 05, 2017

A man drove his SUV through a window, into the dining room of a busy restaurant. Malone's in East Point had to close early because of the crash. A woman and two men who were sitting near the window received minor injuries. Police are investigating the accident, and they have not said whether the driver was impaired or the crash was an accident. It is possible that the driver may have pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake while parking. Our personal injury attorney in Atlanta reports that the driver of the SUV got a reckless driving citation.

SUV Crashes into Dining Room of Busy Restaurant

WSB-TV reported that a man crashed his SUV into the dining room of a busy restaurant. Malone's in East Point closed early that evening because of the accident. Two men and a woman who were sitting near the window when the accident occurred received minor injuries. Police are currently investigating the accident. It's possible that the driver was impaired. It's also possible that the driver might have accidentally pressed the gas pedal instead of the brake as he was trying to park his vehicle. Our personal injury attorney in Atlanta reports that the driver did receive a citation for reckless driving.

Reasons Why Every Person Involved in an Accident Should See a Doctor

If you are involved in an automobile accident or any other type of accident, you may wonder whether you should see a doctor. Sometimes, accident victims know right away that they should see a doctor, especially if they get taken away in an ambulance. At other times, though, accident victims may not feel any pain after an accident. Regardless of whether you feel pain after an accident, it is essential that you get checked out by a doctor.

The first reason why it is important for you to get checked out by a doctor after an accident is that some types of injuries that commonly occur in car accidents, including some serious injuries, are not always immediately apparent. Fortunately, doctors are highly skilled at looking for these types of injuries when they examine accident victims.  If the doctor does find that you are hurt, you can begin receiving treatment for your injuries right away.

If you are in pain, you should get to the doctor as soon as possible to get the treatment you need to get better and to make sure your injuries are not serious.  This will also as a side benefit provide the documentation that is needed to prove the extent of your injuries and pain and suffering.  It is also a common tactic for insurance companies to deny or minimize claims when victims wait too long to seek treatment. If you delay in seeking medical care, you run the risk of the insurance company arguing that your injuries were not caused by your incident or are not as serious as you claim, or you would have expressed those concerns to a doctor. and received treatment.

Contact an Attorney Today to Schedule Your Consultation

If you or someone that you love got injured in a car crash, you may not know what to do next. Visit a doctor right away and get yourself or your loved one on the road to physical recovery. Then, find the answers to all of your other questions and concerns by seeking out an experienced Personal Injury Attorney.

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