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Farar & Lewis LLP is a top rated law firm, with over 40 years of combined experience. Our attorneys have won over $100 million, in combined verdicts and settlements for our clients. You deserve compensation for your pain and suffering, and it's our job to get it for you.

A Practice Dedicated Exclusively To Helping Injury Victims

If you have been injured in an auto accident or another type of accident that you did not cause, it is important that you seek the advice of a qualified California personal injury attorney who knows the law and has the ability to secure the compensation you deserve. At the law firm of Farar & Lewis LLP, we represent Southern California clients through some of the most difficult times of their lives.

We know how overwhelming it can be for injury victims to deal with overzealous insurance adjusters who want to settle their claims for as little as possible. We take the burden of the legal issues off your shoulders and work directly with the insurance company to negotiate a settlement that provides the medical care and financial support necessary to facilitate your recovery. If a fair settlement cannot be negotiated, we will take your case to court.

Our Iron-Clad Commitment To YOU

We are committed to you and your right to no-nonsense legal representation, timely communication and full compensation. We pride ourselves on providing punctual and honest case assessments.

Our team of trial lawyers has over 40 years of combined experience, fighting on behalf of victims all over the state of California. get a free consultation

RECENT CASE RESULTS

Motorcyclist Suffers From Automobile Accident
600,000.00
SETTLEMENT
Premises Liability/Trip and Fall
300,000
SETTLEMENT
Premises Liability/Trip and Fall
1,300,000.00
SETTLEMENT
Auto vs. Auto
500,000
SETTLEMENT
Pedestrian suffers from automobile accident
240,000.00
SETTLEMENT
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When should I seek medical treatment?

Personal injury cases involve some sort of accident. Whether it’s a car accident, a slip and fall accident, or a work-related accident, accidents happen all the time. Fortunate people walk away from accidents of this magnitude with minor injuries and no major health issues. Others aren’t so fortunate, and they end up injured, missing out on work and their wages, and even unable to return to their normal way of life following an accident. When this occurs, it’s not just the physical chances victims must go through. There are financial changes and health changes that affect lives. If you’ve been injured in an accident, it’s helpful to contact personal injury attorneys to discuss the right steps.

When should I seek medical treatment?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions personal injury attorneys receive from clients and potential clients. An accident has occurred. Do you seek medical treatment? If you’re seriously injured from the moment you are involved in an accident, you know to seek medical treatment. It’s easy to determine it’s time to see a doctor when you’re worried you might have a concussion, broken bones, serious bleeding, and other obvious injuries.

When your injuries are invisible or appear non-existent, however, it’s also easy to forgo seeking medical treatment. This is the biggest mistake people make. personal injury attorneys recommend you seek medical treatment right away. If you don’t seek medical treatment the day of the accident, do it the following day. You never know when your injuries are serious, and you never know just how serious they really are.

Ideally, you’ll seek medical treatment right away. You know many injuries are invisible and don’t show up right away. Even if you think you’ll seek medical treatment as soon as you realize you might be injured, you’re making a mistake. Internal injuries are often made worse the longer you wait to seek treatment. If you have internal bleeding or other injuries, you should handle them right away. It’s safer to visit the doctor to find out there is nothing wrong with you than it is to wait and find out you’ve been dealing with internal bleeding for days.

When injuries are left untreated, they get worse. The worse they get, the more difficult it becomes to treat them. It means more doctor appointments, more medications, potential surgery, and it might even result in permanent damage that was easily avoided if you’d sought medical attention right away.

The Financial Ramifications of Not Seeking Medical Treatment

The financial aspect of your injuries might pale in comparison to the potential effects on your health, but they’re just as important as the rest of your health. When you wait to seek medical treatment, you might not realize you have any serious injuries. This could result in you accepting an insurance payout from the at-fault party.

You assume what they have to offer is sufficient, and then you find out you’re seriously injured and face mounting medical bills. Now you’re stuck in a financial mess and there appears to be little you can do about it. When you’re unaware of the extent of your injuries right away, it’s nearly impossible to determine how much it will cost you to seek treatment. It’s best to find out right away so you know where you stand in terms of your financial needs and health needs.

Your injuries could cause you to lose your job due to time off, due to the extent of your injury not allowing you to return to work, and any variety of other reasons. It’s dangerous to forgo medical treatment, and that’s why you should seek the opinion of a doctor right away.

The simple answer to this very common question is you should seek medical treatment right away. If you decide not to do it the day of your accident, do it the day after. You don’t have much time to waste when it comes to your health, and it’s always better to be safe than it is to be sorry. You have very little time to focus on getting healthier and finding the right treatment if you don’t see the doctor before your injuries worsen.

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