It is very common for a whole range of injuries to lead to swelling. For example, broken bones will lead to swelling in the immediate area, not to mention some nasty bruising. Yet even soft tissue injuries can result in hand injury swelling, and this can mean you are unable to do things you’d usually….
"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."