Q: Is it wise to go back to physical therapy 2 years later for the same case and injury?
In 2020, my therapy was paused due to covid. However, I finished a month or two later. Also, I didn't have money to opt for surgery. Now 2 years later, a chiropractor I sending me back.
Many more facts would need to be known before advising you of a strategy. For example, what type of accident were you involved in, who was paying your bills up to the point of Covid. who are the parties, who recommended surgery and when, has a lawsuit been filed, etc.?
If you have any attorney, sit down and meet with him/her/they.
If not seek a free consultation with an attorney Certified by the NJ Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Lawyer.
Gerald D. Siegel, Esq.
Tim Akpinar agrees with this answer
A: There's a lot to sort out here and it could be difficult for an attorney to offer you a simple "yes" or "no" response to your question. In terms of the gap in therapy, if you need it the therapy or other modalities, you need it. That's a call based on medical necessity. In such settings, a defense attorney could aways argue that an injury might not be compelling if a person was able to forego treatment for an extended period. But there are also issues that an experienced attorney could put forth in explaining the gap. COVID did result in suspension of therapy for many patients - that's something looked at in a case-by-case analysis. You mention not having money for surgery. There could possibly be options there that an experienced attorney could help you explore. These are only a few points. To meaningfully assess your situation, you could discuss these issues with your attorney, or if you do not have one, an experienced attorney who handles injury cases. Good luck
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