Taking action after suffering broken bones in Durham due to someone else’s error
Is someone else responsible for causing you broken bones in Durham? Do you need help from a personal injury lawyer?
Experiencing injuries to your fingers can be caused by playing sports, physical work or even having a slip, trip or fall. A jammed finger can be very painful and take some time for you to have the full use of your hand back. There are ways, however, that you can help a painful finger or hand recover more quickly. Make sure you do the following:
- Check for fractures in your fingers or hands. An injury to your finger can be painful enough. If you cannot see any excessive swelling, obvious breaks or dents, or have not heard a snap, then you probably haven’t broken it, but if you continue to feel pain, it’s important you get it checked out.
- Take painkillers such as ibuprofen or paracetamol. These are best for a sore finger as they can reduce swelling as well as pain.
- Put ice on your hands as this too will help to reduce swelling and pain, and can help when you are not allowed to take any more painkillers. Ice is a natural anaesthetic and can be applied as and when needed.
- Tape your fingers together. If you tape the injured finger to the finger next to it then this can stop it from being injured further, and also from moving too much, which can cause more pain.
- Rest the finger and elevate it. This will help the blood to leave the injured area and will also help to prevent any more pain.
Ask Accident Advice Helpline
If your broken bones in Durham were the result of an accident which was caused by the negligence of someone else then you may want to consider using one of our in-house personal injury lawyers to make a claim for compensation. Compensation can help you in a number of ways following an accident or injury and once it has been awarded to you, you can spend it how you please.
Get in touch about broken bones in Durham
Accident Advice Helpline is here for you. We work hard to provide you with a 100% professional service and support every step of the way. Our experienced and compassionate customer service team are on call seven days a week should you need to contact them at any time. Phone from a landline: 0800 689 0500. Phone from a mobile: 0333 500 0993.
Text ‘CLAIM365’ to 88010 to have an adviser call you back to discuss your claim further. If you haven’t experienced an injury to your finger, but have been involved in a different kind of accident that wasn’t your fault, you should still get in touch as you may be able to claim if you have been involved in an accident that was the fault of someone else. Accident Advice Helpline is waiting to handle your claim.