See The Accident Doctor First, if you have been injured in a South Dakota car accident. Seeing the accident doctor first after you have been injured is one of the best ways to preserve the integrity of you personal injury case. After you have been injured in a car accident, its essential to get to the accident doctor immediately. Gap or delay in medical care is one of the reasons an insurance company may not want to pay you for your injury.
Documentation is crucial to your personal injury case. When an injury lawyer tries to prove your case, he has to have documentation of injury, this only comes from an accident doctor. Injuries that are not documented never happened in the eyes of the insurance company. After your South Dakota car wreck, go to the accident doctor immediately, if you cannot find one, go to the ER, after the ER search our database and find an accident doctor who can treat your injury. If you can not find one in our database using the zip code function, contact us immediately, time is of the essence.
South Dakota car accident statistics
- There were a total of 17,362 car wrecks in South Dakota in 2011
- 5,374 car accident injuries were reported
- 111 fatalities
Can I see my Chiropractor after my car wreck?
You can go see any doctor you wish after you have been injured in a car wreck. Just going to the accident doctor is fact based evidence that you are injured. If you wait to go, even if you feel no pain, the insurance company might try and use this delay in medical care against you. Don’t wait; go see a South Dakota accident doctor today. After a S.D. car wreck, your body releases adrenaline and endorphin’s, these are the body’s natural pain killers.
You may not feel any pain immediately following the accident. The pain may come hours, days or even weeks later. This is delayed onset of pain, very common with whiplash. If you have been in a S.D. go see the doctor immediately even if you have no pain present at that time. The accident doctor can administer physical therapy and get you on the road to recovery more quickly. The healing process could take much longer if you decide to wait to go see an accident doctor.
My car did not have much damage
It has been proven that injury can happen in very low impact collisions. A low speed impact transfers forces from one car to another. Those forces travel through the car until they get to you. A low speed impact is very common with a rear end collision. No matter what damage your car has, you could have suffered a significant injury as a result. Go see the South Dakota doctor today to get checked out and make sure you are ok even if you have had a low impact collision.
South Dakota Cities
Colonial Pine Hills
North Eagle Butte
North Sioux City
Minimal South Dakota insurance requirements
- Bodily Injury Liability-25,000/50,000
- Property Damage Liability-25,000
- Uninsured Motorist Bodily Injury-25,000/50,000
- Medical Payments-not required, although the most common is 5,000
What are medical payments?
Medical payments is additional coverage you purchase on your auto insurance policy. It may be wise to purchase medical payments if you do not live in a mandatory Pip state. Talk with your insurance agent for more information on medical payments and how much it would cost. the cost is very low considering what it pays for. Here is what medical payments cover in most states
- Medical expenses directly related to injuries suffered from a car accident ( no matter who was at-fault)
- Chiropractic care
- Emergency Room visits ( relating from the car wreck )
- Emergency transport service’s ( EMS )
Go see a South Dakota car accident doctor today is you have suffered an injury in a car wreck. If we do not have a doctor listed in your area, contact us immediately. We will find you a doctor so you can get the settlement and the medical treatment you deserve.