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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Category : Arm injury claims

    Broken arm or sprain, what’s the difference?

    Could you tell if you have a broken arm or sprain? Perhaps surprisingly, it can be very difficult to figure out which injury you have. A broken arm occurs when one or more bones are broken, or fractured. A sprain, meanwhile, refers to an injury to the ligaments in the arm. Strains usually indicate the….

    Why a broken arm causes hand swelling

    ContentsHow to combat broken arm hand swellingRemember to exerciseIf you ever have a broken arm, hand swelling probably wouldn’t be one of the first symptoms you’d expect to feel. It’s more common to read about severe pain in the arm, an inability to move it, and swelling around the site of the injury. With that….

    Did your child receive a broken arm at school?

    ContentsIs it common to experience a broken arm at school?Could you make a claim on behalf of your child?Every day, many thousands of children are taken to school by their parents. Older children make their own way to school, and in the afternoons, everyone heads home again. Few parents will ever have the experience of….

    Have you had a broken arm and leg at the same time?

    ContentsSuffering from both a broken arm and leg at the same time?See if you could claim a compensation awardWhat would be worse than a broken arm, do you think? Some people would say a broken leg would be worse, as you couldn’t walk around very easily without crutches. But there is one thing worse than….

    What if your broken arm hurts years later after an accident?

    ContentsWhen a broken arm still hurts years later?What might you receive if your claim was successful?For most people, a broken arm will eventually become nothing more than a distant memory. However, for some, there could be issues that are left over even years after the injury occurred. When your broken arm hurts years later, it….

    Did your broken arm need a metal plate?

    ContentsMetal plates for broken arm injuriesHow much compensation might be paid for this injury?In some cases, where someone suffers a broken arm, a metal plate is needed to stabilise the bones and allow them to heal again. This isn’t always required – indeed, it is more common for someone to be put in plaster for….

    How long is broken arm recovery after cast removal?

    If you break your arm, you’ll normally need to wear a cast for a month or two, until the bones have healed. But there is still a period of broken arm recovery after cast removal, which can take some time. Symptoms after cast removal can last for weeks or month and can include: Pain Numbness….

    Do you have a permanent scar from a broken arm?

    ContentsA scar from a broken arm with an open compound fractureCompensation for broken arm scarringA broken arm can result in permanent scarring that is not only disfiguring but can also lead to the development of mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. A scar from a broken arm is usually left after serious fractures such….

    How long were you off work with a broken arm?

    ContentsCan I claim compensation if I’m off work with a broken arm?Won’t it cost the earth to claim compensation?With a broken arm taking anywhere from six to 10 weeks to heal in adults (or sometimes even longer, in the case of serious fractures and complications), it’s likely that you will need to take at least….

    What is the broken arm healing time for the radius?

    When someone breaks their arm, they may want to know the healing time for the radius. Radius bone injuries are quite common in those with broken arms, as this is one of the two bones that are found in the forearm. Following instructions and making sure you rest as well as going through some gentle….

    How you could develop an arm injury

    How you could develop an arm injury in an accident We take for granted the use of our arms and legs until we have been injured and cannot get around in the way we would normally. There are many reasons as to how you could develop an arm injury and among them is being the….

    The long term effects of an arm injury

    You may be suffering the long term effects of an arm injury Whether in the workplace or in a public place you may have been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault. The resulting injuries from that accident could have left you in continual pain or with issues around lifting, carrying and other every….

    The symptoms of an arm injury

    Are you exhibiting the symptoms of an arm injury? Have you been involved in an accident recently or within the last three years? If you have are you exhibiting the symptoms of an arm injury that was the result of that accident? If you are then you could be entitled to make a personal injury….

    Treating an arm injury

    You could lose time from work treating an arm injury Thousands of people every year in the United Kingdom lose hundreds of thousands of man-hours from the workplace in the process of treating an arm injury. The sad fact is that in many of the instances the accidents that lead to these arm injuries could….

    How much will I get for a broken arm

    If you have broken your arm, it will be painful, bruised and swollen. The first thing you must do is go to your local Accident and Emergency Department. There, your arm will be X-rayed and placed into a cast. Perhaps you may require pain relief and antibiotics. Depending on the particular features of your fracture, you….

    How much compensation will I get for a broken arm

    If you have broken your arm, the area around the fracture will be painful, bruised and swollen. The first thing you must do is go to your local Accident and Emergency Department. There your arm will be X-rayed and if appropriate, placed into a cast. Perhaps you may require pain relief and antibiotics. Depending on the particular features of….

    Compensation for a broken arm

    If you are seeking compensation for a broken arm, there are certain factors that you need to be aware of when making this type of claim. Are you eligible? Can you claim on a no win no fee** basis? How will you find the best solicitor to deal with your case? We can help you….

    Average compensation for a broken arm

    ContentsAre there different kinds of fractures?How could you break an arm?How are compensation awards calculated?Still looking for the average compensation for a broken arm?If you have arrived on our site looking for details about the average compensation for a broken arm, it could well be because you have sustained that very injury. A broken arm….

    Arm injury fall

    The horror of an arm injury fall, trip or slip If you’ve recently suffered an arm injury fall, trip or slip then you may well be contemplating putting in a claim for compensation. Any injury to the arm can take a long time to heal and in that time you may not be able to work….

    Arm injury claims

    Arm pain is usually defined as discomfort or pain anywhere on the arm, including the shoulder, elbow and wrist. It can be caused in a variety of ways, ranging from a sudden accident to inflammation of the skin, muscles or joints. Tripping and falling, and conditions caused by overuse are just some examples of how you….

    Arm ligament damage

    With arm ligament damage, it is hard to predict how long it will take to heal Short of an extreme injury resulting in amputation of the arm, arm ligament damage is able to heal. With arm ligament damage, how long it takes to heal depends on a number of factors, so it is hard to pinpoint an exact….

    Arm injury

    Arm injury claims Any injury sustained to the area between your shoulder and wrist is considered an arm injury. While health and safety breaches in the workplace are a common cause of arm injuries, road traffic accidents, medical negligence and slips, trips and falls can also result in damage to the arms. Symptoms of arm….

    Filing an arm injury claim

    Tips for Filing an Arm Injury Claim One of the most devastating injury claims is when someone has had an arm or a leg injured so that they are unable to use it permanently or for a period of time.  Unfortunately, it does happen. See a doctor about an arm injury When you have had….

    Claiming for an arm injury

    If you’ve recently been involved in an accident that was not your fault, then you may already be thinking of claiming for an arm injury. Sometimes though, it can be hard to know exactly what you should do for the best. The last thing that you want is any more hassle, but you’re curious about….


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