It is likely that at some point our readers across Indiana will be involved
in a motor vehicle crash. They may think that they’re uninjured just
after the incident.
And it is just as likely that some people involved in a motor vehicle crash
begin noticing symptoms that were undetected earlier.
Such a post-accident outcome is far from rare, as the deep legal team at
the established Tabor Law Firm in Indianapolis knows intimately well.
Many of our clients who suffer serious injuries in vehicle accidents do
not fully appreciate their nature or scope for some time following a crash
A doctor deeply experienced in
post-accident symptoms notes just how common delayed understanding is. He stresses in a recent
article the vital need for injury victims to promptly and diligently follow
through on pain concerns.
That physician notes that symptoms like the following “might not present
any signs for several days:”
- Headaches and personality changes (motor vehicle accidents yield a high
number of fatal traumatic brain injuries)
- Internal bleeding, which is often life-threatening
- Back pain (spinal complications are especially concerning)
- Neck/shoulder pain, often displaying as whiplash
- Post-crash psychological trauma
Candidly, insurance companies are buoyed by each passing day following
an accident that does not bring a crash-related communication from an
Victims shouldn’t help them. The above-cited article stresses the importance
for any person involved in an accident to be aggressive in seeking medical
The same can be said for timely securing knowledgeable and proactive legal
help. Proven injury attorneys can investigate accidents, deal directly
with insurers and assess the sources of liability in an accident. And,
importantly, they can fight for compensation that maximally assists accident
victims and their families both currently and over the long term.