Fracturing your wrist can put your arm out of action whilst it heals making everyday life very awkward at times. If yours gets fractured in an accident that was not your fault, you may well be entitled to claim damages from the guilty party. If you want to make a personal injury claim, get in touch with the best lawyers in Torfaen at Accident Advice Helpline today.
What causes a fractured wrist?
A fractured wrist is caused by twisting or an impact to the wrist and quite often happens when people are involved in a road traffic accident or some other sort of accident that creates a fall or nasty bang to the area. The pain will be severe and your wrist will swell and become very sore and tender. The discomfort may well make you want to make a personal injury claim using the services of the best lawyers in Torfaen at Accident Advice Helpline.
Treating a fractured wrist
The treatment differs depending on how severe the injury is and the age of the patient, childrens bones heal much quicker than the bones of an elderly person. Generally treatment would include:
- An x-ray, complicated fractures ay need an MRI, CT scan or bone scan
- In the case of a minor fracture – a plaster cast to hold the bone ends together
- In more sever cases – surgery may be needed to insert pins, rods, plates or screws.
- A sling to secure the arm to the chest
Who to approach to make your personal injury claim
Accident Advice Helpline is whom you should approach. We were established in 2000 to give access to justice for faultless victims of accidents through the No-Win, No-Fee agreement. In 1998, legal aid for personal injury compensation claims were abolished so we operate on a No-Win, No-Fee basis to ensure that making a claim is within the reach of everyone. You do not have to find any money to start your claim, nor if the claim should be lost.
For over 16 years we have been helping blameless victims, injured in all types of accidents, to claim the compensation due to them. We have assisted numerous thousands of people, amongst them many with a fractured wrist, win their personal injury compensation claims.
We are successful and thrive partly because of the ideals we adhere to, integrity, dependability, reliability and accountability, partly because of our in house solicitors and their expertise, partly because of our trained friendly advisors there to assist you at all times and simply because all these factors combine to ensure we are the best.
On our website you can complete our 30-second test. This is designed to give you a rough estimate of the amount of compensation you may be awarded.
Get in touch with the best lawyers in Torfaen now
You can rely on Accident Advice Helpline for excellent legal advice and representation. To get in touch with some of the best lawyers in Torfaen, all you have to do is dial 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Date Published: 17th November 2013
Author: David Brown