Glossary: Medical Expenses

Posted: May 25, 2022

William Mattar GlossaryMedical Expenses:

Medical expenses include costs associated with diagnosis and treatment after an injury.

Common medical expenses include:

  • Ambulance ride 
  • Emergency department visit
  • Diagnostic tests
  • Hospitalization
  • Prescription drugs
  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Surgery
  • A stay at a rehabilitation center
  • In-home care

According to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2.5 million Americans went to the emergency room for crash-related injuries in 2012. New York is a no-fault state, and you will need to determine which insurance companies should reimburse you for medical expenses. 

A motor vehicle accident attorney can help you determine which insurance companies are required to reimburse you for medical expenses. Assuming that no-fault coverage does not apply or is insufficient to cover all medical expenses are extensive, they can also be recovered in a bodily injury claim.

An experienced attorney can assess your unique situation. If you have medical expenses after an accident and want to pursue a settlement, you should consider that there are time limits to filing a personal injury claim, including statutes of limitation

Hurt in a Car? Call William Mattar

If you want to pursue a bodily injury claim after a car accident, contact our experienced car accident lawyers at William Mattar, P.C. by calling 844-444-4444 or filling out our online form

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