Auto accidents happen more often than you think. One minute you are driving down the road on your way to work and the next minute you are being hit in the side by a driver who ran a red light. Regardless of how minor or severe the accident might be, you deserve to be compensated for your injuries. Here are a few tips for getting the compensation you deserve with the help of your Odessa injury attorney.
Don’t ignore your doctor’s advice.
If your doctor tells you to spend two weeks recovering at home in your bed, you shouldn’t be out trying to mow the grass and do work around the yard. Regardless of what your doctor tells you to do, you need to make sure you are following their instructions. They are there to help you recover and get back on your feet as quickly as possible.
Don’t rush to take a settlement offer.
Insurance companies will often try to get you to settle fairly quickly. There is no way you can know the extent of your injuries that early on in your case. You are better off waiting until you know more about the recovery process and have a better idea of what you are dealing with.
Make sure you get compensated for everything you can.
You might not realize it, but you can claim such things as mileage to doctor appointments, prescriptions, lost wages, special equipment purchases and much more. Don’t lose out on compensation for items stemming from your accident. You deserve everything you can get.
Contact us today to discuss your case and how we can help ensure you don’t lose out on anything you are entitled to receive.