We have muscles in place all over the body, and most of the time we don’t have any cause to even think about them. However, if you are involved in an accident or you are injured in some other way, you might end up tearing one or more of the muscles in your back.
In some cases where people have been injured through something someone else is responsible for, they have been able to claim an amount in torn back muscle compensation. Amounts always vary because the exact nature of the injury, how serious it is and the likely recovery period will all be taken into account when calculating any payout that might be due.
Exploring the ways you could tear a back muscle
If you are in an accident, the impact could lead to muscle tears. Imagine being in a car that comes to a sudden stop because someone else drives into it for example, or being hit by a vehicle at work. In these cases muscle tears can easily happen.
Initially your one thought will be to get seen by a medical professional. Some injuries may not be immediately obvious, but you will probably feel pain from a muscle tear in your back almost immediately. Sometimes, however, you might end up not feeling anything initially because of the adrenalin going through your system.
Seek legal advice as well as medical advice
The main thing to do is to seek legal advice from a professional injury compensation lawyer if you think you do have a chance of getting some torn back muscle compensation. This kind of injury can have a major knock-on effect on your life, especially if you end up having problems for some time to come.
Accident Advice Helpline is always on hand to make sure you get the no-obligation advice you would need in this type of situation. By calling us on 0800 689 0500 you can find out more about your case and whether you stand a chance of getting a compensation claim payout.
Don’t delay – you have a three-year period during which you must begin your claim if you are to be successful. Call our team now and speak to someone in confidence about what happened to you. We may be able to guide you through the entire process of making a no win, no fee* claim.
Date Published: October 25, 2015
Author: Allison Whitehead
Category: Back injury claim