What if I refused medical care at the scene of the accident?

Answer:

After a Dallas car crash, it is somewhat common for accident victims to turn down a medical examination by paramedics at the scene or to refuse to be taken to the hospital by ambulance. While these decisions may seem like the right choice at the time, it is very important that you follow the recommendations of the emergency responders at the scene of the accident – both for your health and for legal reasons.
In many cases, those who have been involved in traffic accidents feel overwhelmed, embarrassed, and confused after a crash. In fact, many may actually be in shock – a state where they cannot accurately assess their physical condition. While you may feel like you just want to get home and away from the drama, the best thing to do is to listen to what the EMTs on the scene have to say. You may have an internal injury that is not readily apparent, or you could have an injury that won’t actually hurt for hours or days.
At Rasansky Law Firm, we often see cases in which accident victims did not go to the hospital after the crash and then had difficulty securing compensation for their injuries because they initially refused medical care. If you are struggling with this issue, or with any Texas accident claim, call us today for assistance.

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