The longer you wait to get treatment, the less credible your claim becomes. Get treatment immediately and tell your healthcare provider you were hoping the pain would go away, but it hasn't. Also, hire a personal injury attorney in your area as soon as you can and do not deal anymore with the insurance company.
Go to a doctor and consult with an attorney. The longer you wait, the more likely the insurance company will allege that your injuries are not a result of the accident.
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No, it's not too late to make a claim. You should immediately contact a personal injury lawyer and make no further statements to the insurance company adjuster. The adjuster is paid by the insurance company and has their interests in mind; your attorney will have your interest in mind and work with you to get you the settlement amount that is in you favor. The attorney should also have some doctors he may refer you to for your care as well.
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You should obtain needed medical care and treatment immediately and follow the doctor's advice. Do not give any statement to the adverse party or insurance company nor grant them access to any medical records. Photograph the injuries and the damage done to any property. Contact a personal injury attorney in your area as soon as possible so that you can protect your rights. You may also find it helpful to review the Legal Guides I have published on Avvo.com dealing with many of the issues you are now facing. The Guides can be accessed through my profile page on Avvo.com.
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