Telemedicine Helps Personal Injury Victims Obtain Treatment During Coronavirus Outbreak

Telemedicine Helps Personal Injury Victims Obtain Treatment During Coronavirus Outbreak

Receiving proper medical treatment is extremely important in any personal injury case. It is important that if you or a loved one are involved in a car accident, slip and fall or any other type of personal injury matter, that you do not delay in seeking medical treatment. For many, it can be difficult to justify the health risk associated with getting treatment right now due to the potential exposure to cover-19 in medical offices and hospitals. Some injuries may seem minor at first but it is always important to get checked out. For instance, head injuries, such as concussions and traumatic brain injuries can have subtle symptoms but be life threatening if not treated properly. The good news is that recent initiatives in the healthcare and technology fields are allowing many personal injury victims to obtain safe and efficient medical treatment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Earlier last week, Florida’s Surgeon General issued an emergency order that allows certain out-of-state health care professionals to temporarily provide telehealth/telemedicine services to persons in Florida in order to mitigate the effects of COVID-19. For personal injury cases, the need for continued medical care remains vital, not only for the health of the injured plaintiff, but also for the success of the personal injury claim. Telemedicine (also referred to as “telehealth” or “e-health”) allows health care professionals to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients in remote locations using telecommunications technology.

Telemedicine allows patients in remote locations to access medical expertise quickly, efficiently and without travel. Personal injury cases not only involve emergency medical treatment but also treatment post-accident. A doctor may need to closely monitor your progress. An injured person may need to go through extensive physical therapy or receive pain relief in the form of steroid injections, even undergo surgery. The fear of contracting the coronavirus should not keep you from receiving that treatment. Not being treated for your injuries can help the insurance company’s claim that you are not as severely injured as you claim in your case.

Suarez & Montero Car Accident Lawyers in Miami

If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident, you may have a right to seek compensation for your losses. The Law Offices of Suarez & Montero Car Accident Attorneys is a personal injury law firm with locations in Miami and Broward. A personal injury claim can help obtain funds that cover medical expenses, lost income and other damages. You want a lawyer who will work hard on your behalf and follow through promptly on all assignments.

Let the personal injury attorneys at Suarez & Montero review the circumstances of your case and discuss your legal options. Our attorneys are ready to provide proven legal representation in pursuing your claim and stand ready to protect your rights. The car accident attorneys at Suarez & Montero can help those of you who would like to pursue a car accident claim. To discuss how we can assist you, call us or contact us online. We encourage you to learn more about and the successes our attorneys have had on behalf of individuals and families who have suffered serious personal injury in accidents involving vehicles. Call us today to schedule a free consultation. We’ll review your case and help you understand your legal options.

We serve clients throughout Florida including those in the following areas:

Miami-Dade: Aventura, Coral Gables, Doral, Fontainebleau, Hialeah, Homestead, Kendall, Miami, Miami Beach, Miami Lakes, North Miami, Tamiami, and Westchester.

Broward: Fort Lauderdale, Hallandale Beach, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, and Weston; and Palm Beach County including Boca Raton, Lake Worth, and West Palm Beach.

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