Glossary: Medical Expenses
May 25th, 2022|
Medical expenses include costs associated with diagnosis and treatment after an injury.
Common medical expenses include:
- Ambulance ride
- Emergency department visit
- Diagnostic tests
- Prescription drugs
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- A stay at a rehabilitation center
- In-home care
According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2.5 million Americans went to the emergency room for crash-related injuries in 2012. New York is a no-fault state, and you will need to determine which insurance companies should reimburse you for medical expenses.
A motor vehicle accident attorney can help you determine which insurance companies are required to reimburse you for medical expenses. Assuming that no-fault coverage does not apply or is insufficient to cover all medical expenses are extensive, they can also be recovered in a bodily injury claim.
An experienced attorney can assess your unique situation. If you have medical expenses after an accident and want to pursue a settlement, you should consider that there are time limits to filing a personal injury claim, including statutes of limitation.
Hurt in a Car? Call William Mattar
If you want to pursue a bodily injury claim after a car accident, contact our experienced car accident lawyers at William Mattar, P.C. by calling 844-444-4444 or filling out our online form.