When an individual finds themselves the victim of an accident, whether automotive or otherwise, following proper procedures could make a significant difference in the ability of medical professionals to mitigate their lasting injuries and the ability of legal representatives to ensure just compensation.  To ensure that their best interests are protected, victims should follow the proper protocol to secure their health and well-being:

 Seek medical attention immediately. The importance of rapid and effective treatment by medical professionals after an accident cannot be overstated. Problems that may not seem significant at first could later develop into lasting afflictions. This is particularly true of sensitive areas such as the spine. To fully defend against future problems requires securing a professional evaluation immediately.

 Minimize physical activity until your condition is determined. If you feel that you may have suffered spinal injury, remaining immobile can prevent further strain and injury from occurring. If injury leaves you unable to call for help, ask that someone around you call on your behalf to notify responders of your condition.

 Follow the advice of your doctor. When you do receive treatment, it is important that you closely follow the instructions given to you by your doctor. Faithful adherence to treatments, medications, and procedures, as well as following all advice regarding when you can return to work and daily activities is crucial not only to your health, but to your attorney’s ability to defend your case.

 Contact an Atlanta accident law firm. Acquiring proper representation is the most important part of pursuing compensation for your injuries. Your interests will be best represented by a firm that not only understands the law, but medical terminology, conditions, and procedures as well. You must assume that the other party in your case will acquire skilled representation and that you must do the same to ensure your well-being.  

That skill and dedication is what distinguishes Dover Law Firm from other Atlanta law firms. To provide for your representation, contact Dover Law Firm so that we can begin the process of securing your interests and getting you back on the road to recovery.

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