After a car accident, you might not always know right away that you were hurt in the collision. You could leave the scene thinking you were in a minor fender bender, but days later realize you have pain in your neck and head, and it turns out that you suffered from whiplash as a result of the collision. When this happens, you might not know what to do because you didn’t get evaluated right away.
You might not even associate your injuries with the accident right away if they start showing up much later. Even though they’re delayed, they are still injuries that you suffered from the collision. A car accident lawyer will be able to help you hold the person who caused your crash legally responsible for those injuries once you discover they were delayed.