Although it’s not ideal, many people get injured during vacation. If you’re one of the unlucky, you could be facing unexpected expenses, issues with transportation, difficulty with medical treatment, and more. In this blog, we’ll discuss what you should do if you’ve been injured.
Let Someone Know
If you were injured at a hotel or resort, it’s important to let the business know. Most businesses have protocols in place regarding injuries and you will probably be asked to fill out a form and provide a statement. This documentation will also help if you move forward with a personal injury claim in the future.
Take Notes And Collect Evidence
If you’re physically able, it’s important to collect all of the information you can shortly after the accident. Write down the contact information for any witnesses, take photographs of the scene, get insurance and registration information if any cars were involved, etc.
Obtain Medical Care
Even if you’re not in any pain after the accident, it’s important to be checked out by a doctor. They’ll be able to rule out any injuries and give you advice in case any pain arises in the coming days. If you wait until after your vacation to seek medical care, your personal injury claim could be weakened. The opposing side could claim that your injuries occurred afterwards.
Speak With An Attorney
An experienced attorney can help you navigate the aftermath and get you the compensation you deserve. Our attorneys at Cohen & Newmark PLLC have a national reputation for successfully helping victims obtain justice. Our team will make sure your rights are protected.
A free consultation with our team can provide valuable information on what the process and results of your case could look like. To speak with an attorney, reach out online or call us at 1-800-CALL-LEE.