There are far too many personal injuries that occur at work and in your community that go unnoticed. People do not listen to their bodies, or they try to shake it off, only to make it worse. If you were recently injured while at work or just outside a business, and you did nothing for it, here are some reasons why you should rethink that and go visit your doctor right away.
There May Be Something More Serious Going on Than You Know
The number of head traumas that occur and go untreated in this country is unbelievable. People slip and fall at work, at the grocery store, and even in their neighbors' yards. They hit their heads on the concrete, and then just pop some pain reliever pills and ignore it. Meanwhile, the bleeding in the skull or the damage to the brain tissue gets so bad that they lose the ability to move, to speak, to write, and about a dozen other things that require body mechanics. If you whacked your head on concrete or cement (or something equally hard!), see a doctor immediately.
People with Really High Pain Thresholds Do Not Know What Hurts Them
If you know or suspect, that you have a really high pain threshold, you definitely should see a doctor every time you have an accident. There are known cases of people with high tolerances for pain who can ski down a mountain, smack into a tree sideways, break some bones and "walk it off," only to find out later that they broke clavicles, femurs, and ankles! People like this have no idea how bad their injuries are in a personal injury case until they do something else that lands them in the emergency room. X-rays taken for more recent medical issues reveal the damage and trauma from previous accidents!
A Personal Injury Attorney Cannot Take Your Case Without Medical Proof
You have no case if you have no proof. There are only a limited number of cases and situations where no proof is allowed when the personal injuries sustained from years earlier can be directly linked to events. Even then, you have to show what the events were, via documents of said events. If you decide or discover years after the injury has been revealed that you want to pursue a lawsuit, and the statute of limitations has not run out, you need proof.