Car accidents often leave a trail of expenses behind. If you have never been involved in one, you may assume that the only expenses involved are medical costs. However, there are many other unexpected expenses that come with being involved in an accident. Read on to find what are some of the most common expenses you might encounter after a car accident.
In a serious accident, a driver and other passengers may get injured. That means getting rushed to an emergency room for treatment which can cost a lot. Certain forms of treatment, such as x-rays and surgery, come with hefty bills. Even something as minor as burns or cuts can cost you a few hundred dollars. Even if it might not be much, it is an expense you had planned for, which means you will be at a financial loss.
Ongoing Physical Therapy
Some injuries such as neck and back injuries may require ongoing care, even after the initial treatment. However, most people are not aware of how costly physical therapy can be until they are given the bill. Depending on the injuries you have suffered, you may pay anything between $85 – $150 per session. When you suffer injuries due to someone else’s negligence, rightfully, you deserve compensation. But one mistake that most people make is negotiating for a settlement that only covers the initial treatment. When you fail to account for ongoing treatment, it means going back to your pocket to cover physical therapy. To … Read More