Medical Expenses & Related Information
Posted on behalf of Gordon & Partners on Feb 19, 2013 in Auto Accidents
Individuals that have been injured in an auto accident due to the negligence of another may be entitled to compensation for their losses. Depending on the severity of the injuries, expenses for medical treatment can quickly add up.
The attorneys at Gordon & Partners believe that accident victims deserve compassion and compensation for their injuries. Accident victims shouldn’t have to worry about how they are going to cover their growing medical expenses, instead they should be concentrating on recovering from their injuries. Our auto accident attorneys can help you receive adequate compensation for your medical bills.
If you or a loved one has been injured in car accident, you may be eligible for financial and legal recourse.
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Calculating Medical Expenses after a Car Crash
When accident victims are recuperating from their injuries the last thing that they want to worry about is how they are going to afford their medical treatment. Individuals can become overwhelmed with all of the expenses that can accrue after a vehicle crash.
When an injury victim and their attorney are able to prove that the crash was caused by a negligent driver, they have a strong case for a personal injury claim . It’s imperative for accident victims to keep accurate records of their medical expenses that they incur. If individuals don’t keep good records of their medical expenses, it can affect the amount of compensation that they receive.
Accident victims may be able to receive compensation for ambulatory services, hospital visits, examinations, medication costs and other medical expenses. Individuals must be able to prove that their medical expenses are related to the injuries that they sustained from the accident.
Individuals can receive compensation for both past and future medical expenses. Future medical costs are calculated by estimating the accident victim’s medical needs based on the type and the severity of the injury that was sustained for the rest of his/her life expectancy. If the patient is expected to receive years of treatment, the amount of compensation that you will be awarded will increase.
Payment of Medical Expenses
As with most auto accidents, there are typically some forms of injuries sustained. Thus, we must have some way to pay for medical expenses. Our auto accident attorneys have gathered some information that will help you discover how you can pay for your medical expenses in your time of need.
Some options to pay for medical expenses include:
- Health Insurance - Health insurance is purchased to protect you in the case that an injury occurs, thus if you have been injured in an automobile accident, your health insurance should cover your injuries, hospital bills, and any medications needed.
- No-Fault Coverage – This lowers premium costs by avoiding the expensive litigation over the causes of an accident and provides quick payments for injuries and property loss.
- Request a Lien – Individuals can request our health care providers place a lien on the settlement of our case, which gives them a right to be paid in full directly out of the settlement.
In any case, if you have been injured in an automobile accident, it is imperative to seek medical attention immediately and speak with a Palm Beach auto accident attorney. Additionally, any medical documents may be used by our attorneys to develop a strong case for you in the court of law.
Contact a Florida personal injury lawyer
Expensive medical treatment is generally a sign of a severe injury. The cost of medical treatment is an important factor when calculating the value of a claim. Typically, the higher your medical expenses are the more compensation that you are entitled to.
An accident that results in severe injuries can have devastating effects on all parties involved. Let the attorneys at Gordon & Partners worry about your medical expenses while you concentrate on your recovery.
The lawyers at Gordon & Partners have expertly handled numerous personal injury cases in South Florida. We have helped many clients receive the maximum compensation that they deserve.
If you have sustained an injury during a car accident due to no fault of your own, contact Gordon & Partners today. Our law firm has three convenient office locations in Pembroke Pines, Palm Beach Gardens and Stuart; we are available to assist injured individuals throughout the region.
Some locations we serve include:
- North Palm Beach
- West Palm Beach
- Lake Worth
- Boynton Beach
- Delray Beach
- Boca Raton
To learn more about how our experienced attorneys can help you win justice in the court of law, or to schedule a free case review, we welcome you to contact us today at 1 (855) 722-2552, where a member of our intake staff will gather information regarding your injury and quickly and discretely connect you with one of our auto accident attorneys ready to take your specific case.
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