Personal injury attorney Edward L. Allen explains the importance of seeking medical treatment and being a good patient following a personal injury.
See a doctor
Going to the doctor and following the doctor’s advice is going to help you get better physically. if you've been injured, it’s going to help you recover from the injuries that you’ve had.
Keep records of your medical visits
Medical appointments and the records of those appointments provide documentation of what you’ve gone through. In the future, the doctor or specialist will be able to explain what injuries you have and what the future looks like for you.
Follow the doctor's recommendations
It’s important to follow your doctor’s advice - do those things that your doctor recommends so you can get better, and also bring about a successful result of your personal injury case.
By seeking prompt medical attention, keeping records and following the doctor's advice, your lawyer will have the documentation to prove your injuries.
About The Speaker: Edward Allen is a personal injury attorney at the Allen Law Firm, where he serves as the managing partner of the Fredericksburg office. He has more than 25 years of experience handling a variety of cases including car accidents, truck accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and premises liability. He has been named a Virginia Super Lawyer since 2011 and has been listed in Best Lawyers of America since 2010.