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Accuracy And Consistency Matter In Personal Injury Cases

December 22, 2014 Hastings and Hastings

Accuracy And Consistency Matter In Personal Injury Cases

The legal aspects of a personal injury claim can be quite complex and as such require careful consideration including accuracy and consistency. While choosing the right attorney to assist in filing a claim or proceeding to trial can be one of the most important aspects of being successful in achieving a recovery or settlement, there are other aspects that should be considered as well. This includes ensuring that there is consistency when it comes to reporting symptoms of an injury that were the result of an accident.

Achieving A Favorable Outcome

Equally important is to keep an accurate and detailed account of all medical events and an overall medical history. Communicating with one’s attorney on a regular basis is essential to ensuring that a client has the best chance possible of achieving a favorable outcome with regard to a settlement. One clear example of keeping accurate records with regard to medical treatment is ensuring that medical treatment is sought out when it is required.

Consistently Reporting Symptoms

All too often injury victims report a particular type of injury or chronic pain but fail to seek out medical attention. Failing to seek out proper medical attention and getting proper medical treatment can make it virtually impossible to prove that an injury has occurred and is the direct result of an accident. When it comes to consistently reporting symptoms it is important for someone who has been injured through no fault of their own to keep accurate and detailed records with regard to medical paperwork. Precise written records of all symptoms at all stages of an accident event are essential.

Detailed And Accurate Accounting

Clients should also know that it is important to be highly descriptive when talking about symptoms. It is essential to be as detailed and explanatory as possible when describing pain, symptoms and all aspects of an injury. All this combined with maintaining an accurate medical history and working closely with a medical care provider can make an attorney’s job easier and more successful. Above all else, clients should remember that personal injury law is a complex field that requires detailed and accurate accounting of all the events to ensure the best possible outcome for those who have been injured through no fault of their own. Contact Hastings and Hastings today for a Phoenix personal injury attorney to learn more.