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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

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    Road traffic accident in Bishopbriggs


    If you have been in a road traffic accident in Bishopbriggs that you were a blameless victim of, and as a result, you sustained a facial injury, then you should contact Accident Advice Helpline to help you to make a compensation claim.

    Road traffic accident in Bishopbriggs

    Facial injuries from a road traffic accident in Bishopbriggs can be anywhere from your forehead to your chin, and can include:

    • Bones in the face
    • The soft tissues of the face
    • Eyes
    • Ears
    • Teeth

    It is often automatically assumed that a facial injury is some sort of disfigurement or scarring but it is more likely to be a broken bone of some sort.

    Broken bones in your face after a road traffic accident in Bishopbriggs

    There are several bones that could break in your face, some of them having other effects, such as:

    • A broken bone in your nose, as well as making your nose look deformed, can cause breathing difficulties.
    • Bones broken around the eye can mean that the eye is pushed back further than it should be. If this causes the retina to become detached, it can affect the sight, sometimes causing blindness.
    • Broken jawbones can make the face look twisted and cause trouble eating and talking.

    You may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim if you sustain any face injury from a road traffic accident or any other type of accident that was not your fault, which happened within the last three years.

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    The mental effects of a facial injury

    Disfigurement or scarring can have devastating mental effects for the victim, they can be very embarrassed about their appearance and lose their social skills because of difficulty interacting with other people.

    Females are usually more affected in this way than males and generally, particularly with scarring, receive higher compensation awards than men. Males who rely on their face for their profession would be awarded a similar amount, but generally, our society is more concerned with the looks of a female than we are of a male.

    Getting the right advice for your personal injury claim

    Accident Advice Helpline has been dealing with all types of personal injury claims for over14 years, and in that time have helped many thousands of victims with facial injuries as well as those that have been injured in all other types of accidents, with their compensation claims.

    We have built a reputation we’re proud of, because of the service we give a high-quality customer service providing complete satisfaction.

    We work on a no-win, no-fee* basis so that no money is required to make a claim and no money id needed if your claim is lost.

    We have an online compensation calculator, also known as the 30-second test, on our website which will give you some guidance on the amount of compensation you may be awarded following a road traffic accident in Bishopbriggs, or you could complete our online claim form.

    If you prefer, contact us on our freephone number, 0800 869 0500, or on your mobile by dialling 0333 500 0993 (charges may vary), and speak to one of our advisors, you will find them friendly and helpful, ready to give you free legal advice and they will assist you all they can to put your personal injury compensation claim into motion.

    Date Published: 23rd August 2014

    Author: matthew

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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