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You may seek compensation even if your car crash pain is delayed

As you draw closer to town, a feeling of relief sweeps over you. You will make it to work on time after all. Or, so you think. All of a sudden, though, a car strikes your automobile. Now, you will be late for work, and on top of this, your car has sustained damage.

You exchange information with the person who carelessly hit your car, and you move on with your day. However, you later begin to feel pain as a result of the wreck. This is not unusual. Fortunately, you can seek compensation for injuries that do not appear until after your accident. 

Kinds of pain that may be delayed

Many kinds of pain may be delayed following your accident. These include the following:

  • Stomach pain: If you suffer injuries to your abdomen, this can have fatal results. For this reason, if you start to feel stomach pain following your crash, it is critical that you seek medical attention right away.
  • Back pain: Pain in your lower back especially might point to whiplash, a sprain or a herniated disc or even be a sign of damage to your muscles. If you feel back pain along with numbness or tingling, this might also be an indicator of pinched nerves.
  • Headaches: A headache following a car accident could indicate a brain injury, concussion, whiplash or neck injury. It might also be the sign of a blood clot.

After your car accident, you might experience post-traumatic stress disorder, depression or anxiety. These challenges may be due to the accident itself or stem from your accident-related injuries. In addition, a brain injury might lead to personality changes or emotional pain.

Your rights following an accident leading to delayed injuries

If you have not signed a liability release form with the insurance company of the driver who caused your accident, you have the right to seek compensation for your delayed injuries in civil court. Specifically, you may file a personal injury claim against the driver, seeking damages. You must prove liability before the court hearing your claim before a judge will decide your claim for damages.

If you are successful in court, you might receive a judicial award of damages that may help to cover your medical bills and other expenses stemming from the accident. In addition, your award may be helpful for addressing any pain and suffering as well as emotional distress caused by the accident.

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