We have seen things that we thought we would have never seen with the coronavirus outbreak in the united states. Stay at home orders have closed many business that rely on people entering there storefront. If you have been involved in a car accident this causes issues of how do you see the doctor. Most all of our accident doctors are still open and seeing patients. Many have moved to teladoc platforms.
Coronavirus and auto accident patients
When you have been involved in a car accident, you still need to see a doctor. If you have an attorney, you must see a doctor to help him build an effective case, but how do you do that with this epidemic going on? Most all of our injury doctors are appointment only, or use teladoc platforms. This ensures that you get the treatment you need and the documentation your lawyer needs.
Why you must contact the doctor during the coronavirus outbreak
As said earlier, its a must to contact the doctor after a car accident, the most critical reasons are:
Documentation of injury
This is something you absolutely need in a personal injury case, without it, you have no case. Even if its teladoc appointment. Everything has slowed down during the coronavirus outbreak. Some states have suspended every type of contact, while others will still allow office appointments.
You may need some prescriptions after your auto accident. The coronavirus outbreak makes this very difficult. If you did not receive any after an ER visit then a follow appointment with a doctor is a must. They may be able to prescribe these via teladoc or an office visit.
Treatment for injuries
This one should be first on the list. Treatment of your injuries after a car accident is the number 1 priority. If you are in pain, you need relief. Our doctors are here to treat those injuries to get you back on your feet as quickly as possible. The majority of injuries are soft tissue and will require a hands on approach. This will mean an actual doctors visit to one of our clinics.
Virtual meeting platforms that Accident doctors may use
- Adobe Connect
- Google Hangouts
- ezTalks Meetings
In the digital age, most of us have a smart phone. Most of these platforms run just fine on a smart phone and are free to use for he end user. Downloading them is just as easy in Google play store or Apples app store. The setup is very easy and to operate even for an average user. Your doctor may use one of these platforms to teladoc with you int he event you are in a car accident.
The coronavirus ha made it more difficult for doctors to see car accident patients. However, it is still possible to get the treatment you need with this ongoing epidemic. Some states are starting to relax stay at home orders, while others are tightening things up. All of accident doctors still answer the phones and take appointments or offer consultations. If you have been hurt in a car accident and need to see a doctor, you can find one here. Even with the coronavirus outbreak, our doctors are still working very hard to ensure you get everything you need after your car accident.