Five Ways to Maximize Personal Injury Claim Value1. Seek Prompt Medical AttentionSeek 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 incurred resulted from the accident....
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