If you have been injured on a boat, you will likely need medical treatment. While this sounds obvious, it may be more difficult than you think to get the treatment you need. If you do not have health insurance, the medical costs may be too high to afford on your own. If you do have insurance, the doctor you need may not be in your network, which could delay your treatment or care for a lengthy period of time and leave you in agony. That delay in treatment will also negatively affect your case. An experienced personal injury lawyer can help you find medical care you need. A lawyer can also speak to the insurance companies involved and keep them off your back so that you can focus on healing, and ultimately obtaining fair compensation for your injury.