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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

    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 six-year-old suffer a broken arm?

    Because children’s bones are still growing, a broken arm can be a much more serious injury for a child than for an adult. Most minor fractures in children will heal within a few weeks – in fact, in some cases, fractured arms in children may heal much more quickly than in adults. However, if your….

    You can claim for a broken arm two years ago

    One of the most common things we hear people say to us at Accident Advice Helpline is that they didn’t realise they were still in time to make a personal injury claim. Whilst there is a deadline in place for all claims, it is longer than you might think, and you actually have three years….

    Did your broken arm need urgent care?

    If you have broken your arm in a road traffic accident or an accident at work, you’ll probably need to have a medical diagnosis so that you can receive treatment. For a broken arm, urgent care is important, particularly if you have suffered a serious fracture – for example if you have suffered crush injuries….

    Claiming for a broken arm in the elderly

    Elderly people can easily fracture an arm, leg or hip in a slip, trip or fall, as their bones are more brittle. A broken arm in most people will take four to six weeks to heal, and is considered a fairly minor and common injury. However, a broken arm in the elderly is more serious….

    What are broken arm wires for?

    If you have suffered a serious fracture, it’s normal for broken arm wires to be used during surgery, to hold your broken bones in place whilst they heal. These wires, also known as K-wires, usually stick out of the arm and are covered with a plaster and padding – this is so that they can….

    Have you received a broken arm diagnosis?

    A broken arm can often be mistaken for a strain or sprain, which is why it is so important to have a proper broken arm diagnosis after an accident. The most common ways to break your arm are in a road traffic accident or after a slip, trip or fall, but you could also be….

    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….

    What to do if your broken arm is not healing

    Bones are very resilient, but if enough pressure is put on them – usually by way of an impact of some kind – they can break. The break can range from a simple fracture to a more complex one that results in bones sticking out of the skin. Most breaks are straightforward and will heal….

    Compensation for a five-year-old with a broken arm

    If you have a five-year-old, broken arm injuries can be tough to deal with. Children explore their environment in many ways as they are growing up – and that includes climbing. With that said, not all injuries are caused through simple accidents, where no one is really to blame. Sometimes, negligence is the reason why….

    Claiming for a broken arm to the radius

    A broken arm relates to any break of any of the bones in the arm. Of course, there are several that make up the arm, with the humerus taking its place in the upper arm. The lower arm has two bones present – the radius and the ulna. If you have a broken arm, radius….

    Claims for a broken arm near the shoulder

    A fractured arm can either be a minor or serious injury, depending on the location and severity of the fracture. For example an open compound fracture, where the bone pokes out through the skin, is at risk of infection and can take longer to heal than a simple fracture. A broken arm near the shoulder,….

    Did you have an accident and your broken arm healed wrong?

    Most people who fracture their arm will heal up nicely, and be able to return to work shortly after their broken bones have healed. But what happens if your broken arm healed wrong? This can happen, and if you have been left with a physical deformity or you’re in pain, you may find you are….

    Did you suffer a broken arm to the humerus?

    The humerus is the upper arm bone, located between the shoulder and the elbow, and a broken arm to the humerus is often referred to as a broken shoulder. If you have suffered this type of injury then you can expect for it to take around four to eight weeks for your shoulder to heal,….

    Was your broken arm near the elbow?

    Breaking your arm can result in taking time off work to recover (or for children, taking time off school). If you have suffered a broken arm near the elbow, you’ll know that this can be one of the more serious types of arm fracture, which can cause nerve damage and impair your circulation. Whether you….

    Who do you call for broken arm compensation advice?

    Suffering a broken arm is bad enough, but what do you do when you know you weren’t responsible for the accident that led to this injury to begin with? This is when broken arm compensation advice can be very useful, as it can help you understand whether there is a possibility of receiving any compensation….

    Legal help with the broken arm healing process

    When you break your arm, you begin a broken arm healing process that will very likely last for several weeks. The length of time you need to recover from the break will depend on what type of break you experienced and what treatment you needed. For many people, a diagnosis will be made by x-ray….

    Suffering a broken arm above the elbow

    If you think about someone with a broken arm, where do you imagine the break to have happened? Many people will assume the break has occurred to the lower part of the arm – the forearm. Yet it is also possible to suffer a broken arm above the elbow, and in this case, you can….

    Helping you recover from a broken arm operation

    Suffering a broken arm generally happens if you experience a heavy impact on the affected arm – enough to break the bone. You could also break a bone if you fall onto your arm awkwardly or heavily, or fall on something that strikes your arm as you go down. But even in these situations, you….

    Are there any broken arm exercises you can do?

    Broken arm exercises can help you recover when you have broken a bone in your arm. Initially, you will be confined to a plaster cast so you won’t be able to do much more than move your fingers. However, you can help your recovery once the plaster comes off by following advice and guidance provided….

    Claiming for the pain of setting a broken arm

    Most people would agree that breaking a bone is a painful experience to go through. However, setting a broken arm is just as painful, if not more so. The difference is you will be given painkillers and possibly an anaesthetic before this happens. In some cases, people may require surgery to set a break, depending….

    Did you have a broken arm with swelling?

    If you have ever broken your arm, you’ll know the injury is typically accompanied by several symptoms. The pain you experience is likely to be quite severe, and you may not be able to touch the area around the break. You likely won’t be able to move your arm much either, and a broken arm….

    Broken arm support from legal experts

    Suffering a broken arm will very likely be painful, inconvenient and troublesome to recover from. Even the simplest break means you’re likely to be in plaster for several weeks, and you must then gently exercise your arm to get it back to normal again. The term ‘broken arm support’ might mean different things to you…..

    Who’s to blame for a severed limb?

    We know the idea of a severed limb is pretty nasty, but if you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident which has led to the loss of a limb, you could have a viable claim for personal injury compensation. You could suffered this type of injury in a car accident, an….

    The cost of claiming for an arm injury

    Are you concerned about the cost of claiming for an arm injury? You are not alone. Every year, thousands of accident victims wonder about the cost of claiming for an arm injury if they have been injured through no fault of their own. It is understandable that you will want to know how much it….

    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….

    Broken arm compensation

    Aberdare is a town in Wales and St Elvan’s Church is one of its landmarks. It has a large population. The town has its own rugby team and most people here make use of its bus services. When in Aberdare if you happen to have broken your arm you can contact a lawyer to help….

    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….

    Arm injury compensation settlement

    Looking for an arm injury compensation settlement? An arm injury can be incredibly debilitating, and you may find that you can’t even go about your normal day to day routine. You can forget driving your car and you might not even be able to dress yourself without help. The good news is, if the accident….

    Arm Injury Compensation

    How to find out if you might be entitled to arm injury compensation If you are sitting at home with an arm injury, you may be starting to realise how much you use your arms, especially if it is the dominant arm which is injured. Cleaning your teeth with the other arm takes ages and….

    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….

    Guidelines for compensation for a broken arm

    Have you suffered a broken arm in an accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence? If so, and the accident happened within the last three years, we may be able to help you claim compensation. We’ve provided some guidelines for compensation for a broken arm below, based on our extensive technical knowledge of the….

    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 injury compensation claim

    Looking to make an arm injury compensation claim? As with all things in life, it’s impossible to know what accidents might befall us in the future. That’s why it’s so difficult to protect yourself against harm, such as an arm injury. However, there are those who should be doing everything within their power to make….

    Serious Arm injury

    Serious Arm Injury Claims Whether we are typing, carrying items, driving a car or simply shaking someone’s hand, our arms are one of the most important parts of the body, and play a crucial role in allowing us to carry out most of our day-to-day tasks. Serious arm injuries can be incredibly debilitating, not only….

    How much compensation for an arm injury?

    Are you wondering how much compensation for an arm injury you could get? With any personal injury, the amount of compensation awarded to the victim will depend entirely on the circumstances of the accident, and more importantly the severity of the injury. The arm is a vital and much used limb in everyday life, so….

    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….

    Arm fracture compensation

    When you are in an accident, one of the most common and sometimes the most devastating injuries that you can sustain is an arm injury.  Having your arm injured can seriously impact your life – just ask anyone who has broken their arm.   So having an injured arm really makes you do things differently and….

    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….

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