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Delayed Injuries from Car Accidents and What to Do

Getting in a car accident in Provo, Utah isn’t something you probably look forward to. But the accident is only the beginning. Some people realize they are injured at the scene. Whether it be cuts, fractures, pain or other obvious symptoms, you know an injury is present. In this case, you can contact a doctor and lawyer to help receive the compensation you need.

Other times, it may seem like you walked away from a car accident injury free. Even if this is the case, it is important to consider getting a medical evaluation and be aware of delayed symptoms. Sometimes injuries don’t appear for a couple hours, possibly even days after the accident occurred.

Delayed Symptoms

There are multiple types of pain you may experience that are delayed. Sometimes a headache may be just that, a headache. Other times, a headache could be a sign of a concussion or more serious brain injury. If you feel delayed pain the neck or shoulders, this is often times a sign of whiplash. This pain may not emerge until days later. It could even be as severe as a spinal injury, such as a herniated disc. Back pain is also a sign of whiplash. If you start feeling tingling or numbness days later, this could be a sign of pinched nerves or herniated disc.

Contact a Lawyer

If you experience delayed pain, you will want to contact an attorney at Robert J. DeBry & Associates as soon as you can. Don’t sign the car accident claim yet. That essentially ends any lawsuit with future claims related to the accident. You could possibly lose out on compensation you will need to cover the doctor visits from the delayed injury. Before doing anything, call a lawyer when experiencing deferred pain.

A lawyer at Robert J. DeBry and Associates is here to help you receive the compensation you deserve. Don’t try to handle any delayed symptoms from an auto accident on your own.


By |2018-02-16T15:23:04-07:00February 16th, 2018|auto accident|Comments Off on Delayed Injuries from Car Accidents and What to Do

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