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Why Is My Lawyer Sending Me To A Chiropractor?

Published Date: 
August 8, 2021
Car Accident Chiropractic lawyer discussing a settlement.

After an auto accident, the victim must act quickly and contact law enforcement. Next, they must get medical care to assess their injuries. If they do not have critical injuries, the patient could go to a chiropractor instead of the ER. The doctors provide a holistic approach to treating the injuries.

Documenting the Injuries

Why is my lawyer sending me to a chiropractor? Lawyers send their clients to a doctor to get medical evidence for their legal claims. Without evidentiary support, the claimant cannot prove that they have any injuries.

After an auto accident, the victim must contact law enforcement and report the accident. They must also visit a doctor to get a full assessment of their injuries. A chiropractor can follow all-natural practices to manage accident injuries.

Can They Avoid Surgery?

Why is my lawyer sending me to a chiropractor? The attorney can send the victim to a chiropractor to get a fast assessment, and the doctors will try to avoid surgery if possible. This could prevent the patient from undergoing invasive procedures that could lead to permanent nerve damage. The doctors do not recommend surgery unless there isn't another way to treat the patient's injuries.

How Much Will Ongoing Treatment Cost?

The chiropractor can identify all treatments the patient needs and create a care plan. The care plan outlines how much the therapies will cost and how often the patient needs to visit the doctor. The invoices show the court how much the patient stands to lose because of their accident injuries.

How Will the Injury Affect the Patient's Life?

How the injuries affect the patient's life defines how much medical care they will need in the future. If it is a permanent condition, they could need ongoing care for their entire lives. It can also increase their monetary award in a lawsuit.

An auto accident produces serious injuries that could become costly for the victim and change their lives forever. A chiropractor can identify the underlying cause of the patient's pain and provide treatments for ongoing symptoms. Patients can learn more about the treatment by contacting the doctor now.

Dr. Darren Faherty D.C.

In 2004, Dr. Darren Faherty graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from UWEC - University of Wisconsin Eau Claire. Dr. Darren continued education at the highly esteemed University of Western States (formerly Western States Chiropractic College) where he obtained his chiropractic degree in 2007. He has been helping people recover from injuries and return to their normal lifestyles ever since.

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