No one is ever prepared for the emotional shock and trauma of being hit by a car. You may not know what to do and even play off your injury if you feel they aren’t severe enough to warrant attention.
Or you have been hit by a vehicle and are suffering from physical injuries, medical bills, anxiety, and anger over what has transpired. We are here to help. In this blog, we’ll explore your options for pursuing legal action after being hit by a car in Colorado.
Get Medical Attention
Even if you feel okay or that you can ‘walk it off’, it is highly recommended that you seek medical treatment from a professional.
Following an accident, your body can be impacted by the pain-numbing effects t of adrenaline for up to an hour, while endorphins can continue to desensitize your body to pain for days.
Furthermore, should you seek a personal injury claim due to the negligence of the driver, a medical report can be imperative in creating your case.
Collect Evidence From Your Car Accident or Photograph Your Injuries
Taking pictures of the accident, gathering medical reports and police reports, and gathering witnesses can all be instrumental in a successful personal injury claim.
In the state of Colorado, you have up to three years to file a personal injury claim. You should not delay in obtaining any photographic evidence. . Even if you feel partially responsible for the accident, in the state of Colorado, you may still be able to receive compensation if the driver was partially liable.
Contact The Frickey Law Firm for Help
Though you can go through a pedestrian accident case process on your own, it is not recommended. A good law firm will not only help you determine the strength of your claim but will also help you build your case through obtaining necessary materials.
At The Frickey Law Firm we have created a professional legacy of providing compassionate, results-driven legal services to Colorado residents. Located in Lakewood, CO, The Frickey Law Firm will exhaust every possible source of financial recuperation available to you under the law.
Following a motor vehicle accident due to a reckless driver, you may feel scared, hurt, and confused. Allow us to help. Call 303-237-7373 or schedule a free consultation to see how we can serve you. The Frickey Law Firm is here to help.