Five Ways to Maximize Personal Injury Claim Value

Five Ways to Maximize Personal Injury Claim Value
Five Ways to Maximize Personal Injury Claim Value 1. Seek Prompt Medical Attention Seek immediate and prompt medical care, because delays in diagnosis and treatment can be costly from both a health standpoint and from the perspective of presenting a claim. Insurance companies don't like "delays in treatment." Delays or gaps in treatment could hinder the beneficial outcome of your case. A delay or gap in treatment is the period that the claimant goes without seeking medical care after an injury. It is important that you receive immediate care for any injuries that result from the accident to prove your case.  Go to the emergency room, visit a primary care physician, follow up with specialists or see a chiropractor. It is important that you show the need for care was immediate. When there is a long delay before treatment, an insurance company is less likely to acknowledge that the injuries...
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Drowsy driving: Its causes and what can be done about it

Drowsy driving: Its causes and what can be done about it
Drowsy driving causes a large number of accidents each year in California as well as across the nation. When a driver drifts off to sleep, they may cause crashes that seriously or fatally injure themselves or others. Before drowsy drivers even fall asleep, though, their driving abilities are impaired. They may have slowed or delayed reaction times and make poor driving decisions because of their tiredness. The problem of drowsy driving is well known and has been the subject of studies and research. Recently, the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health held a forum that was focused on drowsy driving, its causes, the groups with the highest risks and possible preventative measures.  Harvard public health forum and drowsy driving statistics According to Charles Czeisler, who is the director of the Harvard Medical School Division of Sleep, 56 million people in the U.S. admit that they drive when they...
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