Any time you are hurt in an automobile accident, you should get medical attention right away. That means don’t refuse it if you are feeling any pain at all. You never know what could be wrong with you. Also, you should get the help of an attorney so that you can get compensation for the injury. The other driver should be insured for liability but it can be tough to get the payout sometimes.
This is not really due to the other driver because they are relying on insurance to cover their liability. It is due to the insurance company that is supposed to pay. They may not want to pay out or they may, based on the evidence, deem it to be unnecessary. Or, they may not pay enough to cover all of the damages to you. This is when you need an Oregon auto accident attorney.
The right attorney will be able to back a lawsuit to the insurance company and, if the driver was not insured, then there will be a lawsuit on that driver. In this way, you will be able to get the payout that you deserve. Not only are there physical damages to your body, you can miss work and have emotional stresses and possibly further potential physical or psychological damages in the future.
All of this can be covered if you have the help of an attorney in the process. Were you to just rely on an automatic reimbursement from the driver’s insurance company, you could get some compensation but it would be for the minimum amount possible and that would hardly be enough to cover for all the damages you experienced.
Make sure your injury medical costs and all other damages are covered with the assistance of a great Oregon attorney on your side.