Facing Medical Bills after an Accidental Injury
Some accidents happen, and we are able to recover and move forward with minimal first aid at home. On the other hand, some accidents result in serious injuries that need immediate medical attention and ongoing treatment. Whether you are involved in a car accident, you slip and fall at the grocery, you are in a boating accident, or any other type of harmful incident, it is important to get the medical help you need right away.
As you receive treatment, the medical bills can start coming in, and it is natural to get concerned. Medical bills can arrive for many different types of treatment, including:
- Emergency room care
- Diagnostic tests
- Surgical procedures
- Medical equipment
- Assistive devices
- Doctor and specialist visits
- Physical and rehabilitative therapy
All of these can add up and quickly become insurmountable. How will you pay them? Is it your responsibility?
Filing an Insurance Claim
If someone else was responsible for causing your accident and injuries, that individual or company should be held liable for your losses, including the medical bills stemming from your injuries. You need to file an insurance claim against the party and present evidence of their negligence. This can be a difficult process, and you want a lawyer who will ensure all of your medical bills get covered. Insurance claims can take time, and your lawyer can advise you on how to handle your medical expenses in the meantime.
Learn How a Personal Injury Lawyer in Covington Can Help
As if an accidnetal injury is not stressful enough, the medical bills that follow can be even more stressful. Let a Covington personal injury attorney from the law office of Ben F. Windham, PC, assess your legal rights and options. Please do not hesitate to contact us online or call 833.236.9467 to speak with a member of our team for free today.