Although not every injury requires surgical intervention, if you have experienced a serious Mold accident, you may need an operation before you can begin the recovery process.
In order to ascertain exactly what injures you’ve sustained, it’s likely that doctors will perform some x-rays or scans initially. This could help to identify any broken bones or fractures, as well as any internal damage which may have occurred.
Once doctors have successfully diagnosed your injuries, they will prescribe a course of treatment. If your injuries are unlikely to heal on their own, or they pose a threat to your life, you may be required to undergo an emergency operation or procedure. If, for example, you were suffering from internal bleeding, surgeons may be able to perform surgery to stem the bleeding which could ultimately save your life.
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Whilst some surgeries may not be life-saving, they can make the recovery process far easier and can prevent you from suffering from on-going side effects. If, for example, you broke or shattered a bone, surgeons may perform surgery in order to reset the bone or to place metal pins in the affected area in order to hold the bone together. This can ensure that the bone heals correctly and that you won’t suffer on-going problems as a result of the Mold accident.
Although surgery is considered routine by doctors and surgeons, it can be a very worrying time for patients and their families. If you’ve had to undergo surgery because of a Mold accident that wasn’t your fault, you may want to claim compensation for the pain and trauma you’ve had to go through.
Providing you can show that you weren’t at fault and that you didn’t cause the Mold accident, you may find it fairly straightforward to make a claim for your injuries. In addition to claiming for the physical injuries you sustained, you may also be able to claim for the psychological stress and emotional trauma your Mold accident caused.
If your recovery is taking some time and you don’t feel up to making a claim straightaway, there’s no need to rush. Although many people prefer to make a claim as soon as possible after an incident, claimants are generally given plenty of time to make a compensation claim. Providing you start your claim within three years of the accident, it’s likely that you will still be able to make a claim and you could still receive compensation for the harm that you suffered.
If you’d like to learn more about making a claim for a non-fault accident, why not get in touch? At Accident Advice Helpline, we’re always happy to help new and existing claimants and you can contact us at any time on 0800 689 0500 from a land line or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile. Call now and we’ll be happy to assist you with your compensation claim!
Date Published: 11th July 2014