One of our many specialties at Sarasota Medical Center is auto injury and slip & fall type of injuries. For your recovery, our office employs 3 board certified, ER trauma physicians, licensed physical therapy, chiropractic & orthopedic surgery, all under one roof!
If you have chosen to have representation for your auto injury or slip and fall case, we provide your attorney with unsurpassed documentation of your injury and treatment to facilitate the maximum recovery.
Most of the area’s primary care physician’s offices refer their patients to Sarasota medical center for its expertise in this field. Our caring and compassionate staff is always ready to assist you in navigating the challenging area of auto injury and slip and fall injuries with expert treatment and documentation.
Our service areas include Sarasota, Bee Ridge, Venice, Siesta Key, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Fruitville.
How long do you have?
Florida PIP law mandates that you are seen within 14 days by a licensed Medical Doctor. Failure to be seen within this time frame may result in your claim for injuries being denied by your own insurance carrier
Can I go to urgent care for car accident?
For any lesser injuries or symptoms that result from a car accident, you should go to urgent care. Injuries can hide under the adrenaline that is pumping through your body after an accident, so you should make a visit to urgent care even if you don't feel like you absolutely need to.
How many days after a car accident Do you feel pain?
They have found: Internal bleeding/bruising (“seatbelt syndrome”) has been noticed between 24 hours and 3 days (72 hours) after an accident. Brain and neck injuries have emerged up to 8 days after an accident and, in some cases, proved fatal. Concussion symptoms may not show up for hours or days after an accident.
How long do you have to seek medical attention after an accident?
When to See a Doctor After a Car Accident Most insurance companies consider 72 hours to be reasonable. This means that for insurance purposes, you have 72 hours to see a doctor before you risk a serious reduction in the compensation you receive.
What happens to your body after a car accident?
Besides the physical injuries your body can experience during a car crash, your brain responds as well. It will release endorphins and adrenaline to increase physical alertness and elevate mood, making it easier for the body and mind to handle the crash.
Can minor car accident cause back pain?
Even a seemingly minor accident can cause back injuries, in part because the human body simply isn't designed to absorb the jarring impact of a car accident, even a low-speed collision.
How should I feel after a car accident?
Immediately after a car accident, and for several days afterwards, people usually experience being in shock. Shock can feel different for everyone, but common symptoms include feeling numb, being in emotional distress, continuing to feel afraid even though the event is over, or having unpredictable mood swings
How does a car accident affect you mentally?
Long-term Effects of Traumatic Car Accidents. It is clear that people involved in nonfatal accidents can experience serious mental stress like PTSD, anxiety, depression, and phobias.