Many people feel that a broken arm is just one of those things that happen in someone’s life, but if the injured person is not at fault, it may be possible to file a broken arm claim to help offset medical and other costs. If you or someone you know were injured due to someone else’s negligence or the fault of some company or entity, a compensation claim may help to pay some of the necessary costs associated with recovering from a broken arm. The personal injury field of law can be confusing to a layman, but at Accident Advice Helpline we have over a decade of experience and can assist in making the confusing aspects much easier to understand.
Many people consider a broken arm to be a painful inconvenience, but there are cases where the arm does not set right, where surgery is needed, or where the bones do not knit together as predicted. Sometimes surgery is required to insert pins or screws, and physical therapy can be required to gain full function or use of the broken arm. Broken arms in adults do not always repair in the same fashion as a broken arm in a child. It is often impossible to tell immediately after the injury what the outcome will be or how long the recovery period will take. If you are not at fault, the responsible party may pressure you to settle immediately, as they are well aware that expenses can mount over time.
Along with the medical considerations, adults have to consider whether the event causing the broken arm was out of their control. Was it caused by someone’s negligence? Was it caused by poor training, or a complete lack of training? Was it caused by an equipment malfunction? In cases such as these, and many others, the injured party can seek compensation so that the expenses associated with the injury or accident can be fairly paid by the party at fault.
Hiring a representative to help you receive compensation can also be a confusing task. It can also be worrisome, particularly if work has been interrupted or stopped. Be assured that when we say we work on a no win no fee* basis, we mean exactly that. This is one reason why Accident Advice Helpline has been endorsed by consumer advocate Esther Rantzen. You will receive a fair, honest assessment of your case from your first contact with us. Should you choose to pursue a claim, your solicitor will be with you every step of the way and do all in his or her power to ensure that you receive all to which you are entitled.
Contact us today and get a free assessment of your broken arm accident claim so you can make the most informed choice of how to proceed. Your initial consultation with us is free, whether you choose to reach us by telephone on 0800 180 4123 or via the website at www.accidentadvicehelpline.co.uk. We pride ourselves on providing an honest, efficient service to those who have been injured through no fault of their own.
Date Published: August 2, 2014
Author: David Brown
Category: Arm injury claims