If you think you may be injured it is better to see a doctor sooner rather than later, if you don’t see a doctor within 14 days you will likely lose ALL of your no fault coverage. Insurers routinely make a big deal if you delay getting medical treatment and try to make it look like you were not really hurt in the accident because you weren’t carted off to the emergency room. Don’t lose your coverage trying to decide whether you’re hurt.
If you’ve ever slipped on liquid sitting on tile you may have experienced how damaging it can be for your legs to unexpectedly go out from under you and land on tile before you even know what happened. Or if you’ve fallen on stairs that you notice just don’t seem right after you fall, or tripped over a curb you could not see until after you’re on the ground and in pain you know those accidents can be dangerous. Often you just get up shaken and sore, but sometimes these seemingly minor falls result in broken hips, damaged vertebrae, or worse and are life changing. What can you do about it if you’re really injured?
There are many ways a lawyer can help you defend your case and obtain a dismissal, avoid a money judgment or obtain a modification and remain in your home. Recently, as property values increase, some homeowners are able to sell their properties and pay off the loan, even walking away with some money. A half hour consult is an inexpensive way to check out your options.