As soon as possible - for your own physical well-being and for the viability of a potential legal case. Won't the offices have a physician on call? At the very least, you can go to ER. Otherwise, first thing tomorrow morning. Best of luck.
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No set rule. Some people wait weeks. You are fine. Go to doctor and talk to a attorney.
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The sooner the better. There is absolutely no deadline but the longer you wait the more difficult it may be to convince the insurance company the medical treatment in question is a result of the accident. My office is in Cleveland and I'd be happy to talk to you about your rights. Feel free to call or email me. I hope you feel better.
How about an urgent care today; or at least your personal doctor tomorrow. If you don't have a doctor a personal injury attorney should be able to assist you in obtaining medical care on a lien basis.
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If you can't go today to the ER, go tomorrow. Then call a local personal injury attorney. Most personal injury attorneys provide a free initial consultation. I am truly sorry you were injured. Best of luck.
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Yesterday. If you are having any symptoms (even minor ones), it is best to get checked out right away. Insurance companies love to use delays in treatment and "gaps" in treatment as justification to deny or devalue claims. Good luck.
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