Should I Be Concerned if I Am Running Up Medical Bills?

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If you have been involved in a personal injury accident, you need to seek medical attention. However, many people may be deterred from seeking proper treatment due to concerns caused by ever increasing medical bills.

Whether you medical bills are $5,000, $10,000, or $100,000, you need to focus on your recovery and take care of your health. Hire an attorney to handle the rest.

What If I Can’t Afford My Immediate Medical Expenses?

Following a personal injury accident, it is not uncommon for healthcare providers in your community to provide your immediate healthcare needs based on the future of your case. What this means is that healthcare providers and even specialists will provide treatment and provide the bills for those procedures to you so you can apply those bills towards your claim.

Also, if you are working with an attorney on your case, do not be afraid to address any financial concerns you may have when speaking about your case. Your attorney is there to help you on you physical recovery in addition to your financial recover.

May attorneys work closely with medical providers and may even be able to refer you to a doctor or specialist who is both familiar with your injuries and is also willing to provide the medical attention you need based on the future of your case.

What Kind of Medical Bills Can I Recover in My Personal Injury Case?

Medical bills that are associated with the diagnoses and treatment of your injuries can be sought in your Texas personal injury case. You may also add expenses related to your long-term recovery, such as physical therapy.

Typical examples of expenses sought in a Texas personal injury claim are:

  • Hospital bills
  • Laboratory fees
  • Surgery costs
  • Therapy and rehabilitation expenses
  • Costs of prescription medicines
  • Pain and suffering management

When seeking compensation for medical expenses, it is essential that you attend all medical appointments and therapy sessions. Failure to attend these appointments may result in the defense challenging the validity of your injuries, possible lowering the damages awarded.

How Can I Prove My Medical Expenses?

Medical bills are complicated and proving your expenses will often require the help of medical experts and legal professionals. This is why it is so important that you seek the help of an experienced personal injury attorney.

Your attorney will make sure you injuries and medical expenses are thoroughly documented and that your damages are calculated and account for all future problems before submitting a request for compensation.

Your attorney will also consult with expert witnesses, both in the medical field and investigative field, to prove that your injuries are in fact the result of your accident.

Among the experts who may be hired for your personal injury case are:

  • Medical Doctors and Physicians
  • Biomechanical Engineers
  • Forensic Experts
  • Accident re-constructionists
  • Health care administrators
  • Wound care specialists
  • Reconstructive surgeons

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Attorney

Thomas J. Henry Injury Attorneys is a personal injury law firm with offices in Corpus Christi, Texas, San Antonio, Texas and Houston, Texas representing accident victims nationwide. Our priority is to provide our clients with the best legal representation. Our experienced trial attorneys are committed to defending your rights in personal injury matters including defective products, recalled drugs, child injuries, and auto accidents.

If you or someone you love has been injured in an accident, contact our offices immediately – we are available 24/7, nights and weekends.

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