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Why It’s Important to Listen to Doctor’s Orders

When you experience a car crash, you are highly encouraged to seek medical care. A doctor can help you in many ways, including providing you with the treatment you need to physically recover. Because your medical treatment can impact your health and case, it is vital to listen to whatever your doctor has to say about treatment.

Filing your claim means you should take the steps to protect your rights. Following the doctor’s orders is one of those steps. Here’s why.

Insurance Adjusters May Know

Insurance adjusters keep close tabs on what you do after an accident. They know that if you make any mistake whatsoever, they can use it to their advantage. They will also look at any situation in which you may deviate from your doctor’s treatment plan.

If you don’t follow your doctor’s orders, insurance adjusters will look to minimize or deny your claim. To protect your claim and maximum compensation, be sure to follow all orders the doctor tells you, including exercises, medications, surgeries, and more.

Your Health Is of the Utmost Importance

Above all else, your health should be the top priority. You follow the doctor’s orders because it gives you the best chance to heal correctly. You can minimize your pain and increase the chance of a higher quality of life following a severe injury. Doctors will recommend a treatment plan that serves you best, and it’s in your best interests to follow those plans.

Even if you can’t fully recover from your injuries, following your doctor’s orders can minimize the impact that the crash may have on your life.

At Spangenberg Shibley & Liber LLP, we know that insurance companies might look to take advantage of your vulnerable situation. You can trust our Cleveland car accident attorneys to safeguard your rights and pursue maximum compensation. Let us help you through difficult times so that you can focus on your recovery.

Call our firm today at (216) 600-0114 to discuss your rights.


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