Personal Injury Patient Information
What is a Personal Injury?
Personal injury refers to the area of medicine and law that seeks to protect victims
who are injured or harmed by the action or inaction of another person or entity.
A personal injury claim can be filed for injury incurred by an individual either
physically or mentally, and can include damage to property.
If you are involved in a car accident and are injured you may have a personal injury
To register as a Personal Injury Patient at NOMC you must provide complete
information regarding your claim. If you have medical payments clause in your auto
insurance coverage you will be asked to provide your policy information and numbers,
your claim number and adjusters name and contact informtion. At that time you will be asked
to sign an Assignment of Benifits so that this office can bill your insurance directly.
If you do not have Med Pay on your car insurance, your case may still be eligible to be
accepted on a lien basis provided you are represented by an attorney who represents you
in your case against the opposite party, and that attorney can verify that there is
accepted liability for your claim.
A "Slip and Fall " injury is a personal injury also. This can occur when a person
unexpectedly encounters a slippery, wet or uneven surface and slips and falls on the
property of another due to preventable, unsafe conditions.
If you have suffered a slip and fall injury this office will accept your case on a
lien basis if you are represented by an attorney only. Your attorney will need to sign
a lien to promise to pay the cost of your treatment.