You can’t trade places with your loved one. You can’t take the physical pain away from your child, your spouse, or your parent. Yet, you are not helpless after your loved one is seriously injured in a Missouri accident. You can do some things to protect your loved one and to take away some of the emotional pain and worry during this difficult time.
3 Things That You Can Do Right Now
As you sit by your loved one’s hospital bed, providing much-needed emotional support, you can take specific steps to ease your loved one’s burden. Specifically, you can:
- Make sure that your loved one is getting the medical care that he needs. You want doctors whom you trust. If you believe that a second opinion about a diagnosis or treatment plan would be worthwhile, then it is important to request it. It is also important to advocate for your loved one while he is unable to do it.
- Tie up any loose ends at home or at work. Make sure that everything is covered so that your loved one doesn’t have to worry about his children, pets, or business.
- Protect your loved one’s legal rights. Find out more about protecting your loved one’s rights so that he can get a fair recovery.
It is also important to take care of yourself. Your loved one is depending on you.
Call a Missouri Personal Injury Lawyer Today to Learn More
For more information about protecting your loved one during this difficult time, please contact an experienced Missouri personal injury attorney at (573) 240-8866, and please read our book, The Lies Smart People Believe About Missouri Insurance Claims, which is available as a FREE download on this website.