Were you in a car accident in Walnut Grove, Georgia and now you have neck pain?
If so, you may be wondering what you should do. Please see below the steps you should take if you have suffered neck pain due to a car accident in Walnut Grove, Georgia.
FIRST-SEE A DOCTOR
If you are having neck pain after a car accident, the first thing you should do is see a doctor. A doctor can examine you and run diagnostic testing on you such as x-rays, CT scans, MRIs to help determine your injuries.
Generally, you would see either a neurologist or orthopedist for neck pain, or sometimes both.
If there is something wrong with your neck, your doctor can recommend a treatment plan, such as medications, physical therapy, injections, or surgery if needed.
It is also important to see a doctor so that you can medically document your injuries through a professional’s eyes. The doctor’s notes are a huge part of your case and show the insurance company you were in fact injured.
SECOND-SAVE ALL OF YOUR MEDICAL RECORDS AND BILLS FROM EVERY MEDICAL PROVIDER
If you treated with more than one doctor, or if your doctor or doctors referred you to physical therapy for you neck pain, make sure to save all of your medical records from each medical provider as well as all of your medical bills from each of your medical providers.
The medical records and bills make up the foundation of your case, and the medical bills are generally the baseline of what your case is worth, so you need to make sure each bill is accounted for.
Don’t forget to save all of your pharmacy records and bills as well to show what medications you had to take for your neck pain and the costs of all of the prescriptions.
THIRD-CONTACT BARTLETT BENTON
If you were in a car accident in Walnut Grove, Georgia and suffered neck pain as a result, please call Bartlett at 770-365-6414 for a free case evaluation. Bartlett can walk you through the entire litigation process to help you recover what you deserve.