Don’t dismiss calling an accident solicitor in Beddington because you suffered a relatively minor injury
Slips, trips and falls are among the most common accidents occurring every year. Not all of them can be attributed to personal inattention or Saturday night drunkenness.
If you tripped on broken pavement and sprained your wrist in the fall, you deserve more than just a letter of apology from your local council, you are entitled to compensation. If you slipped on in your local supermarket and there was no warning notice telling you to be aware of water on the floor, you have a claim for compensation, provided your accident occurred in the last 3 years.
Strains and sprains may appear to be comparatively minor injuries but in older accident victims they can take a long time to heal and the longer an elderly person stays at home, the more isolated they feel and the more they lose their confidence. Isolation after an accident can add to the distress and trauma caused by the accident itself; it may even lead to depression or anxiety attacks.
Make that call
Don’t put off calling an accident solicitor in Beddington about your injuries; you may be entitled to compensation that will enable you to get back to normal and enjoy life the way you did before your accident.
You can call Accident Advice Helpline free on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993, if you cannot find a no win, no fee* accident solicitor in Beddington prepared to handle your case. Or simply call for honest expert advice, there’s no obligation to go ahead with a claim. A friendly adviser will be at the other end of the telephone line, no matter what time you call. Lines are available around the clock, every day of the week.
Sprains and strains
Your ligaments are strong bands of tissue surrounding your joints, which connect one bone to another. Ligaments assist in keeping your skeleton together and make it stable. When you sprain or strain your wrist or ankle, you will experience swelling and inflammation as well as sharp pain. There is usually loss of movement in the affected joint.
Most commonly affected areas of the body
Any one of these sprains or strains can be very painful and will take at least a couple of weeks to heal, more if ligaments are torn. An accident solicitor in Beddington or other legal representative will ensure you get compensation for your pain and suffering, but will also include any expenses you had, such as hiring a taxi to take you to and from work because you could not drive yourself or hiring a shop-mobile to be as independent as possible while your sprained knee is healing.
Claiming via Accident Advice Helpline
- Go to their website and complete a simple 30-second test, which will determine, if you qualify for making a personal injury claim.
- Let the compensation calculator give you an estimate of how much compensation your claim is worth.
- Base your decision on facts; if it is worth going ahead, make that call.
- Call Accident Advice Helpline for a no obligation consultation.
Date Published: 21st June 2013