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Treating a facial injury


There are a number of methods for treating a facial injury, all of which will depend on how serious the injury is. Accident Advice Helpline understand how a facial injury can affect you and we can help you claim the compensation you deserve, as long as you were not at fault for the accident.


Have your injury treated

A medical practitioner will assess your injury and will make sure that you get the right treatment for it. One concern will be whether you have suffered a head injury at the same time.

Cuts and bruises may need little or no treatment at all. An ice pack can help reduce any swelling and painkillers can help with any pain. If you have a deep cut, you may need stitches.

Dislocated jaws will need to be reset and this is usually done as soon as possible. You may still feel pain and discomfort for a while afterwards. A broken jaw could mean surgery or you may have to have your jaw immobilised for it to heal.

If you suffer an injury to a tooth, visit a dentist as soon as possible. Even if you are in no pain, if the damage has exposed a nerve, it could lead to an infection and possible extraction of the tooth.


Make a claim with Accident Advice Helpline

If you can show that:

  • Someone else caused your accident,
  • You had your injury treated,
  • Your accident happened within the last three years.

then the legal specialists at Accident Advice Helpline can help you claim compensation. We have over fifteen years of specialist experience and have successfully claimed millions of pounds worth of compensation.

Our friendly advisors are trained to assess your claim and offer you any help or advice they feel is relevant to treating a facial injury. They can also start your claim over the phone, and they won’t ask for payment in advance. This is because all our solicitors work on a no win no fee basis.

The amount of compensation you receive depends on a number of factors, but you must remember to claim for any out-of-pocket expenses you have incurred. This includes any lost earnings. Our advisors will tell you exactly what you need to do to make sure you can claim this back.


Start your claim after treating a facial injury

Accident Advice Helpline can start your claim over the phone, so all you need to do is talk to one of our advisors. It’s even free if you call on 0800 689 5659. You claim will be in the best hands, so call us now.