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Villarreal & Begum March 18, 2021

Does Your Medical Treatment Affect Your Settlement or Award?

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After being hurt by someone else’s negligence, you might be wondering how much compensation you will get. Even more importantly, you might wonder if you’ll be compensated for your medical expenses or other financial damages. The truth is that every personal injury case is unique. Some cases can be settled for as little as a few thousand dollars. Others could get payouts of millions of dollars. There is a lot of different factors that can affect how much money you get in your case. But does medical care play a significant role in your case?

WHY YOUR TREATMENT AFFECTS YOUR CASE

If you require medical treatment for your injuries that were caused by another person’s negligence, you should not be the one to pay the costs. A person should not be stuck with the expenses caused by another person’s carelessness. You should be fully compensated for your property damages, lost wages, medical expenses, or other losses. But what can a person expect to get after having to undergo intense medical treatment?

While the overall cost of your medical treatment is important to your case, so is the type of care you receive. Most medical care comes in different stages, and you will most likely need more than one kind of treatment for your injuries. However, the treatments you have to undergo can greatly affect other aspects of your life. For example, people who need less serious treatments, such as only chiropractic care or rehabilitation, can see lower settlements, on average than those that underwent more invasive treatments like interventional pain management or surgery.

 

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Have you or a loved one been in a serious car crash and suffered injuries? If so, you should contact an experienced Personal Injury attorney. Villarreal and Begum is a local San Antonio firm that will fight to get you the compensation that you deserve. We serve clients across Texas with offices in San Antonio, Austin, McAllen, and Laredo. We are available day and night to take your calls. Call or contact us via our website. The Law Guns will fight for you.