Whether caused by a fall, a violent attack or simply heavy lifting, an elbow injury can be extremely painful and will leave long-lasting symptoms. When unable to work because you are suffering from chronic pain you may find yourself stressed due to the financial implications of your loss of earnings. Making an elbow injury claim can help to relieve the stress and bring peace of mind and some financial compensation.
As with most limb injuries it is possible to suffer fractures, dislocations and inflict damage on nerves, blood vessels, tendons and ligaments surrounding the elbow joint. All of these can require an extended healing time and might severely limit your ability to perform simple tasks, such as typing, driving and eating. Contacting Accident Advice Helpline can help you make an elbow injury claim to secure your financial future whilst you focus on your recovery.
Causes of elbow injuries
Elbow injuries are often caused in conjunction with a general arm injury; from falls, violent attacks or car crashes where we instinctively protect ourselves with our arms. These injuries can cause great pain and will require a long time to heal. During healing, elbow injuries can cause severe movement limitations and often leave more life-long effects than would a simpler arm injury.
Elbow injuries can also occur as a result of heavy lifting without proper safety precautions being in place. The strain put on joints by improper lifting can lead to strains, sprains and dislocations as well as causing degenerative conditions to develop. In such cases, allowing a personal injury law firm, such as Accident Advice Helpline, to deal with the matter can help you secure the maximum compensation for your elbow injury claim.
Claiming for an elbow injury
Having suffered an elbow injury it is important to seek proper medical attention immediately – this will ensure your recovery and avoid further damage, and will also act as vital evidence in the processing of your claim. The next stage is to consider the validity of your claim; the deciding factor here is identifying the person or body that was responsible for your injury; as long as there is a party at fault you may be able to claim.
By choosing to process your claim through a personal injury law firm, such as Accident Advice Helpline, you can avoid the stress of dealing with a complex claims process with no guidance. The friendly advisers at Accident Advice Helpline can take you through a 30-second test in a short phone call to establish the eligibility of your claim. Using our years of experience in the claims industry we can connect you with a specialist solicitor who will be able to deal with the details of your claim.
In this way we minimise the stress you must endure in order to make an elbow injury claim, allowing you to focus on the recovery process. With a successful claim you will receive compensation for both the loss of earnings caused and any connected expenses incurred, be they for travel, permanent disability or any treatment itself.
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on: 0800 689 0500 from a landline or: 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.
Date Published: November 3, 2013
Author: David Brown