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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 : Rib Injury Claim

    Can I claim for a broken ribs accident?


    For anyone asking: “can I claim for a broken ribs accident,” the answer is it that it will depend on the circumstances surrounding the incident. In order to make a valid claim for compensation you should not have been wholly responsible for your injury; in other words, it must not be the result of your….

    Average healing time for broken ribs


    Fractured ribs generally don’t require medical treatment, although you should be diagnosed by a doctor. You’ll usually heal at home, and the average healing time for broken ribs is around 6 weeks, although it could be longer. Fractured ribs are a common injury in vehicle collisions or after falls from height, but can also be….

    Where to get broken ribs compensation advice


    Broken ribs can result from crush injuries, from falls and from car accidents, to name just a few of the situations that can lead to this kind of injury. Sometimes the break may be a clean one that keeps both sections of the bone in the right place and in alignment with each other. However,….

    How to treat broken ribs


    Broken ribs can be very painful. They also have the potential to puncture a lung if the break is serious enough and forces part of the bone through the surface of the lung. As such, knowing how to treat broken ribs could prevent an injury getting worse before medical help is sought. While you don’t….

    Advice on claiming for broken ribs


    Suffering broken ribs is a very painful experience. It is possible to suffer a punctured lung as a complication of such an injury, although this is uncommon and generally only happens when the break is serious. Because of the pain and discomfort people suffer with this injury, it is perhaps not surprising to learn it….

    How to make broken ribs claims


    Breaking your ribs is a very painful injury, and can cause very limited movement due to the level of pain you might experience. A break could mean a small fracture in one or more ribs, or it could mean something as serious as a complete break that sends one of the ribs into a lung…..

    Who’s to blame for my broken ribs?


    Broken ribs can be the result of a crush injury sustained in an accident, and although most people can heal at home within 3 – 6 weeks, if you have been injured in a serious accident you may need to seek medical attention and treatment. If you’ve injured your ribs in an accident at work,….

    Broken ribs accident claim


    If you have suffered broken ribs in an accident, through no fault of your own, you may be able to make a claim for personal injury. When considering whether to make a broken ribs accident claim it is in your best interests to seek legal advice. At Accident Advice Helpline we have a highly skilled….

    Rib injury


    A broken rib after an accident! What can be more painful than that? How can you recover your ‘old’ self and get compensated for the injury to your ribs? What is the best possible amount you can generate from the third party responsible? Our expert solicitors at Accident Advice Helpline will answer all of these,….

    The cost of claiming for a rib injury


    If you’ve broken or bruised your ribs in an accident that wasn’t your fault then the cost of claiming for a rib injury might be worrying you. Accidents are expensive There’s no doubt about it. There are all the obvious costs such as prescription charges and travel expenses (taking taxis if you can’t drive for….

    The symptoms of a rib injury


    Are you suffering the symptoms of a rib injury? The symptoms of a rib injury can vary depending on the type of accident you’ve suffered. Generally caused by some kind of impact to the chest, you will feel pain in your chest and difficulty in breathing normally. Swelling and visible bruising over the chest area….

    Treating a rib injury


    Treating a rib injury these days is more straightforward than it used to be. It’s no longer recommended to bind the chest or restrict it in any way. In fact, it would be quite difficult to splint this area without causing breathing difficulties. Treating a rib injury at home Unless you’ve been involved in a serious….

    How you could develop a rib injury


    If you’ve been involved in an accident recently you may be feeling sore and bruised. Sometimes the symptoms of an injury don’t become apparent for hours or even days after the accident happened. Are you wondering how you could develop a rib injury from an accident? How you could develop a rib injury in a….

    The long term effects of a rib injury


    Are you struggling following an accident in which you suffered broken ribs? The long term effects of a rib injury can be debilitating. A painful injury There’s no getting away from it, any chest injury is very painful. Breaking a rib or two can leave you feeling that every breath is a huge effort. Fortunately….

    Claiming for a rib injury


    Have you been told that claiming for a rib injury is a waste of time or will cost you a fortune? Have you been put off getting the compensation you’re legally entitled to by the unreliable advice of others? Injured in a non-fault accident When you’ve had an accident your daily routine can be seriously….

    Rib injury claim


    Ribs protect the lungs and heart, and there are 24 ribs in the human body, 12 on each side. Unfortunately, rib injuries are not all that uncommon, and if you are wondering how you could develop a rib injury, then we’re here to tell you. This kind of injury is quite common from a road traffic….

    Cracked rib compensation


    Did you know that cracked ribs can occur without direct trauma, for example after severe bouts of coughing? A cracked rib can even occur spontaneously, if there is underlying infection or cancer. Of course, you can also suffer a cracked rib if you receive trauma to your chest region. If you have suffered a cracked rib in an accident that….

    Compensation for broken ribs


    Have you been in an accident recently that left you with one or more broken ribs? This is a nasty injury that can put you in a lot of pain – something you may already know first-hand. Sometimes, people wonder whether they could get any compensation for broken ribs. There is no firm answer to….

    Compensation for a broken rib


    What might you gain in compensation for a broken rib? Accidents can result in many different types of injury, some of which are fairly minor and others that are serious. A broken or fractured rib can be painful, if not debilitating. Unfortunately, there is a wide range of different accidents which could potentially result in a….

    Compensation for rib injuries


    A lot of people make the decision to sue the person responsible for their injury, but there are others who suffer something like broken ribs and wonder why they should try to get compensation for their injury. Is it really worth all the hassle? If you have been injured, here are some of the reasons why….


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