Believing that one’s health is not affected during a minor road accident is a very common notion among many motorists, especially when they notice a minor injury with no signs of pain. In many cases, it could be of little importance to the affected motorist to hire an attorney, especially when he/she comes across an offer of getting a few dollars, and medical attention from the insurance company of the other driver. After all, your head and neck feel fine and you don’t seem to need to take this to the other level. Sadly, the worst injuries are those that do not instantly appear and the ones that can affect your physical and psychological well-being in the long run. Believe it or not, a person can be severely affected during a minor accident. An injury to the head for example, can lead to a multitude of disorders that can affect the way one thinks, acts, and feels. In many cases, these types of injuries can permanently disable a person and cause many other personal problems. For this reason, trying to settle the accident without an attorney and assuming that your health and well-being are not at risk, is the worst action and assumption any motorist can make. People should never make permanent decisions over situations that seem of little importance, especially when one’s life and health are involved. A few dollars will never amount to the cost of a serious injury, and people need to be more aware of that. An accident and injury attorney will always be your best source for guidance, justice, and to ensure that you are compensated to meet your needs. Accident and injury attorneys are also very knowledgeable and influential. They know what doctors to recommend during your recovery period, and can explain to you why it is important to undergo religious visits to the doctor to help strengthen your claim. An insurance company will never settle to your convenience and you will never know the types of compensation you are entitled to receive for your damages. An accident and injury attorney will always advocate to your favor, educate you on the kinds of actions you should take, and will play a major role in the quality of your life after an accident.
Don’t ever take minor injuries for granted and make sure that your case is well taken care of. The Law Offices of Javier Marcos are open 24 hours a day year round and ready to assist you.