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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

    Compensation for deep cuts and bruising

    We’ve all suffered cuts and bruises during our lives. We might fall over, slip while using a knife or suffer any number of other minor mishaps that cause such injuries to take place. However some people are more unlucky than this and may incur deep cuts and bruising when they have an accident that leads them to be injured in such a way.

    The question when something like this happens is who is to blame. Sometimes we might be unfortunate and suffer an accident because we weren’t looking or paying proper attention. However in other cases it is possible for someone to be injured through the actions of another person that directly affect them.

    How severe could deep cuts and bruising be?

    These types of injury could potentially occur in a variety of ways. For example something might fall on you or you could fall from a height, or be injured in a car accident. All kinds of things could potentially happen in this situation to cause deep cuts and bruising.

    In many cases medical attention will be required to close up the cuts. Stitches might be warranted or the cuts may be glued. Either way they are likely to be painful and to take time to heal.

    The bruising can occur if something is dropped on a part of the body and causes internal bleeding that bruises under the skin. In these cases medical attention should be sought in case the internal injuries are more severe than you would imagine.

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    Are you to blame, or did someone else cause your accident?

    You will usually know if you are to blame for an accident occurring. However if you suspect someone else was to blame it changes things profoundly. It could mean you can claim compensation.

    Accident Advice Helpline is here to provide you with a source of no-obligation advice if you want to know whether there is evidence of negligence in your case.

    We have 15 years’ experience in this area and you only have to call us on 0800 689 0500 to see whether we can help you.

    If negligence can be proven we might be able to support you through a no win, no fee* compensation claim. Call that number now and determine whether we can put you through to a professional injury compensation lawyer with experience in cases just like yours.

    Date Published: July 8, 2015

    Author: Rob Steen

    Category: Other injury claims

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