A laceration can happen anywhere on the body. It’s basically another term given to a cut, and that cut could range from being fairly minor to something much deeper and more severe. In some cases lacerations won’t need any treatment at all. However the more serious lacerations will require treatment, often in the shape of stitches. A lot will depend on how deep the laceration goes and what is damaged beneath the skin.
Suffering a laceration on your hand can be difficult to cope with if it is quite bad. Since we use our hands for all kinds of things during the average day, it becomes difficult to do those things if we have suffered an injury. It can be frustrating if you know your laceration was caused by someone else, or by a situation that was someone else’s fault.
The likelihood of winning hand laceration compensation
If you suffer any kind of laceration to your hand, it is wise to get evidence of what happened. Take photos and make sure you keep them as they could help support your case. Hand laceration compensation will only be paid in circumstances where you can prove the accident was caused by another person. This may have occurred at work, where your employer did not properly follow health and safety procedures. It may equally happen in a road accident if someone else was not driving in the proper manner.
The more serious a laceration is, the more likely it is it may require stitches. The severity may also help determine whether you will get any kind of scar afterwards. This will be borne in mind in any hand laceration compensation claim you may decide to try and put in once you recover from your injury.
Contact us today for more advice
Accident Advice Helpline provides no-obligation advice to all those who have been hurt in circumstances such as these. If you’ve received some kind of laceration to your hand, you might be entitled to make a claim on a no win, no fee basis.
By calling our enquiry line on 0800 689 0500, there’ll be no charge for the call and no charge for the initial no-obligation advice either. If you lose, you won’t pay anything. If you win, you will be compensated and we’ll take a percentage of your compensation to cover the fees for the case.