Paying Medical Bills
Recovering from a car crash can be a difficult process made even more cumbersome if you are worrying about medical bills. They can be costly and stressful. Once you have received care for your injuries, the bills will start coming in with due dates on them, but your case may not be resolved with the at-fault driver’s insurance company.
At Tenn And Tenn, P.A. our personal injury attorneys work to ensure that your medical bills do not add to the stress and discomfort you are experiencing. We assist our clients is using all sources of available funds t cover their medical bills including first party medical payment sources, health insurance and other means of recovery if available. We will also present a demand upon the at-fault carrier t cover medical bills, out-of-pocket expenses and any and all other damages and losses incurred.
Medical expenses in a personal injury case include the costs of the your necessary medical treatment, which can occur immediately following the accident and continue into the future as you receive ongoing medical care. Some of the typical medical expenses incurred include:
- Ambulance costs
- Emergency room treatment
- Diagnostic tests
- Surgery costs
- Hospital stays
- Therapy and rehabilitation costs
- Prescription medicines
The medical expenses will be listed under the overall damages award. These expenses may continue beyond the immediate post-accident timeframe. Depending on the severity of your injuries, therapies and pain management may continue for months or years. The injury attorneys at Tenn And Tenn will review these factors with you and will present these to the at-fault drivers insurance company as part of their overall demand package.
In order for medical expenses to be considered in the damages calculation, however, it is extremely important for you to document all injuries and medical care. Hospital bills, receipts from the doctor’s office, receipts from the pharmacy, and other medical expense documents will be critically important.
Serious injury cases can results in tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical bills. Gathering and organizing these bills to be used in an injury claim is best left to experienced injury attorneys and their dedicated paralegals. Our injury attorneys have been helping injury victims recover compensation for their injuries for two decades. We are familiar with the local medical billing entities and have become adept at anticipating additional medical expenses that you may not consider. We help our clients work with their medical providers who may be asking for payment while their claim is still pending. Sometimes, we will provide a “Letter of Protection” whereby the provider defers collection of your bills until the claim is resolved. Medical bills do not incur interest, but if you do not pay them, providers are able to contact collection agencies, which can be detrimental to your credit score.
The Manchester, NH auto accident lawyers at Tenn And Tenn have a long history of protecting the rights of our injured clients. We know how to pursue fair compensation for serious injuries and how to hold at-fault motorists accountable for their actions. Call us today for a free confidential consultation. You can reach us at 1-888-511-1010.