A tow truck driver was injured when he was struck by a motorist in Lynchburg on Jan. 23.
By now, there probably is not a person in the United States that does not understand the benefits of wearing a seat belt. However, people still choose to ignore the benefits and the law, choosing not to use this all-important safety feature. After a recent Campbell County, Virginia, car accident, one person is dead and three others are injured. Not one of the people involved in this crash was wearing a safety restraint.
A common scenario after a car accident: You feel fine and appear to have suffered no injuries, so you decide to skip a visit to the doctor or an emergency room. In our experience serving residents of Lynchburg, Virginia, we have found this to be a mistake in most cases. The reason skipping a post-accident checkup is a mistake is three-fold.
If you have ever had to deal with an insurance company for any reason, you probably agree that it is challenging, to say the least. When it comes to car accidents, it can be even more challenging to communicate effectively with these companies. You can look at it from the side of the insurer to understand why it can feel so difficult.