If you have injured your hand, you’ll know that a serious hand injury can be a debilitating injury that makes it difficult to carry out everyday tasks such as getting washed and dressed, let alone going to work and doing your job. There are some interesting hand injury statistics out there that could encourage you to claim personal injury compensation if you feel like you’re the only person who has sustained a hand injury. Hand injuries are actually fairly common, and if your injuries were caused as the result of an accident that somebody else was responsible for, Accident Advice Helpline could help you make a claim for personal injury compensation.
Hand injury statistics
You’ll find some interesting hand injury statistics on our website as well as by performing a quick search online. Did you know that according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, sprains, strains and tears were the most common hand and wrist injuries sustained at work in 2012? The average working time lost for this type of injury was 14 days. Every year, 110,000 hand injuries are sustained which lead to time off work. That’s a lot of injuries! If you are one of the people who has been injured in a workplace accident, then you have three years to get in touch with us to make a claim for compensation.
Whether you suffered serious, life-changing crush injuries after trapping your hand in factory machinery or sprained your wrist after a fall at work, we are here to make sure you get the compensation you’re entitled to.
Compensation for hand injuries – will your claim be successful?
If you’ve sustained a hand injury and somebody else, such as your employer, is to blame, then we can help you make a compensation claim. There are no guarantees your claim will be successful, however by choosing a firm of experienced personal injury lawyers like Accident Advice Helpline, you’re giving your claim the best possible chance of success. Because we provide a 100% no-win, no-fee* service, we only take on genuine claims that we are confident will be successful, and you can get in touch with us at any time after your accident to find out if you’re eligible to make a claim and get no-obligation advice. Why not call us today on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to find out more about making a 100% no-win, no-fee* claim.
Date Published: April 10, 2017
Author: Rob Steen
Category: Hand injury claim