How important is it to have my injuries checked after an auto accident?

Car crashes affect every person differently.  Even if the damage to a vehicle following an accident is minimal, the type of accident or the force of impact may have significant consequences for the driver or passengers.  Often, the effects of a seemingly minor accident are not felt until days or even weeks later. Those involved in the accident may report increased pain or symptoms they did not notice directly after the accident.  For those reasons, it is imperative to consult a medical professional as soon as possible following an injury.

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