The most important thing an injured person must do is to get the treatment needed to get better. People lead busy lives, and it’s easy to forget to take time for yourself, to take care of your health. Some people require psychological help or counselling, but don’t go because of the negative stigma of mental illness. Often doctors or other treatment providers don’t provide the help or the understanding an injured person requires, particularly for those suffering from soft-tissue injuries. The reasons are many, but the importance of getting all the treatment you need cannot be overstated. Without proper treatment, you will take longer to recover, and may also lower the amount of your compensation, as the law recognizes that an injured person must take their recovery into their own hands.