Maximize a Personal Injury Claim: How Injury Treatment Centers Can Help

It’s common knowledge that when you get injured by someone’s negligence, you have the right to seek damages. In fact, most people injured in accidents caused by another person tend to exercise their right to seek damages.

However, many people are unaware that the injury treatment center they choose to receive treatment plays a role beyond helping them with injury recovery and pain management. They also play an essential role in helping their patients maximize their personal injury claims.

How Can an Injury Treatment Center Help My Personal Injury Claim?

Working closely with an injury recovery medical team can add weight to your assessment of damages, ensuring you receive all the damages necessary to help you recover. So, in what ways can an injury treatment center, like Chicago Personal Injury Centers, help you maximize your compensation?

Injury Treatment Centers Can Help You Get the Appropriate Diagnosis

Any experienced personal injury attorney will advise you to seek prompt medical treatment soon after the accident. Even if the injuries are seemingly minor, you should seek medical attention.

To ensure you have a strong personal injury case for the amount you claim, you need to establish a strong link between your injuries and the accident. This link is established by a prompt medical diagnosis after the accident.

Importantly, you need to attain an in-depth understanding of your health and well-being for the sake of your long-term health. This is only possible when you get a thorough and accurate diagnosis of your injuries.

You need to know whether you have any internal injuries, such as broken bones and internal bleeding, that are not visible. Injury treatment centers are best equipped to perform such diagnosis.

And since the injury diagnosis is costly and time-consuming (it can take multiple visits), you should be compensated. Working with experienced injury treatment centers can help you recover money spent on diagnosis, thereby maximizing your compensation.

Injury treatment doctor treating patient for a personal injury

You Will Be Treated by Medical Experts

Getting a diagnosis is just the first step towards maximizing your claim. You can also maximize your treatment compensation by working with medical experts. The assessment and treatment plan the medical experts develop for your recovery lend credence and weight to your claim.

A claim for present and future medical recovery compensation made by a patient of an injury treatment center staffed with experts will likely be less scrutinized than a claim backed by traditional medicine practitioners.

Moreover, the expert’s input on the variety and duration of the treatment will also help you maximize your injury claim. An expert’s insight on what it takes to recover (the variety of treatments) and how long it will take to recover from your injury will validate your settlement demands.

In cases where a treatment center has a history of offering recovery treatment services in-house, the medical experts become integral in helping you recover as much of your claim as possible.

They Maintain Detailed Documents and Records of Medical Treatments

Documenting your injury (by taking photos), injury progression, treatment progression, prescription, doctor visits, and the therapies you undergo is essential for you to receive your rightful compensation after an accident.

You need this documentation to prove that you were indeed injured and undertook steps to recover from your injury and endeavor that cost you money and time and caused pain and suffering.

However, aside from your records, the documents that the treatment center accumulates as they record your treatment journey will come in handy in asserting the legitimacy of your claim. Injury treatment centers are well-equipped and experienced in maintaining medical records.

They are particularly adept at keeping:

  • Medical exam records such as x-rays, neurological exams, and other medical records.
  • Emergency services and medical transportation
  • Appointments and surgeries
  • Ongoing and future medical care
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitation records
  • Medication costs

Such documents underscore the severity of your injury and the need to be compensated comprehensively, thereby maximizing your compensation.

The medical records also play an important role in determining the multiplier used to establish the compensation for pain and suffering. When the record proves that you spend a lot more time in treatment than diagnosing, you’re likely to receive a higher compensation for pain and suffering.

Keep Up-To-Date With Your Appointments

Your doctor appointment attendance rate during recovery is another critical factor that insurance adjusters look into while investigating your claim. If you miss appointments, you’ll give the insurance adjusters a justification to deny or reduce your claim.

You must work with a treatment center with an effective communication department or strategy to eliminate this risk. With an effective communication strategy, the recovery center will remind you of upcoming appointments, negating the risk of attendance failure and thereby helping you to maximize your settlement in the long run.

If you’ve been injured owing to another person’s negligence, you need a team of experts who care about your comprehensive recovery. Our Chicago Personal Injury Centers team is well-equipped to keep all the medical records you might need to make your claim.

Importantly, our experts are experienced in creating comprehensive recovery treatment plans, allowing our patients to seek comprehensive settlements that take into account their future recovery needs.

Call Chicago Personal Injury Centers to Start Your Injury Treatment

A successful personal injury claim hinges on detailed documents and records from your medical providers. We understand the stress a personal injury can impose.  Contact Chicago Personal Injury Centers today (773) 482-5800 today for all your questions on injury recovery. We also welcome walk-ins!