Life or Death Difference: The Importance of Seeking Prompt Medical Attention After a Car Accident

Posted: August 3rd, 2008 | Author: | Filed under: Legal and Law | Comments Off on Life or Death Difference: The Importance of Seeking Prompt Medical Attention After a Car Accident

Driving in Redondo Beach can be a very pleasant experience. There are many scenic roads, and a wonderful variety of places to go. Heck, even an injury lawyer Los Angeles or two have been known to ride bikes there. However, the fun can end in an instant if you or your loved one is a victim of an automobile accident due to a negligent driver. When an accident occurs, it is important to quickly and thoroughly start the process of protecting the victim.

Injuries due to an automobile accident should always be immediately and completely evaluated to determine just how severely the victim was injured. Most people assume that ambulance personnel are completely qualified to make such an assessment. What most people don’t realize is that the first responders really do not have enough expertise or equipment to truly determine whether a victim is out of danger. Even some Redondo Beach hospital emergency rooms will not provide enough immediate testing to determine whether the victim is stable.

Too often, life-threatening injuries aren’t discovered until the victim sees certain specialists who can truly determine whether the victim is safe. Too many people walk away from an accident after refusing medical care either believing that they are “just sore”, or that they cannot pay for the medical tests they truly need. However, if the other driver’s negligence caused injury to you or your loved one, you have the right to expect that they will be responsible for the victim’s care. Be sure that their insurance agency will do their best, with attorneys backing, to do as little for you as they can manage. However, after an accident there is no time to see whether or not they will do what is right for the victim.

If you or your loved one is injured in a car accident, call a personal accident attorney convenient to the Redondo Beach area as soon as possible. Automobile accident attorneys are not only experienced in making sure that the victim can and does get all the proper evaluations and tests that are necessary, they can also help assure that any long term medical needs will be met. Additionally, they can fight the insurance agencies and their attorneys to make sure you or your loved one gets recompense for other expenses resulting from the accident. When time is of the essence, waste no time at all; make sure a Redondo Beach accident attorney is in your corner, helping to meet all your or your loved one’s needs. Call Ehline Law Firm PC at (424) 354-4027.

[author] About the Author: Michael Ehline is a advocate for consumer safety and practicing attorney in California at:
Ehline Law Firm PC
201 Wilshire Blvd., Second Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401

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