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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

    Car Accident Claims in Melton

    There are many car accidents all over the country all the time which is making car accident claims in Melton a common occurrence. The types of injuries sustained in car accidents vary dramatically from a simple cut and bruises to spinal and head injuries. However one injury that may seem so minor can actually be a life changing and one of these types of injuries are ones sustained to our hands.

    All of our hands are made up of different types of ligaments, tendons, muscles, joints and nerves all working together to make your hands work they way you expect them to every day without even realising it. There are twenty seven bones in your hand which also includes the eight bones in your wrist. Sadly due to this complex structure our hands very susceptible to injuries in all types of accidents including car accidents.

    The fact that we use our hands so much every day if one is suddenly not able to do its normal functions this can impact our daily lives and our work. The types of injuries you could sustain to your hands in car accidents and possibly make car accident claims in Melton for are:

    • Fractures, any of the 27 bones in your hand can be broken, or worse your hand could be crushed breaking many bones.
    • Then there are Dislocations, you could dislocate your fingers, hand or wrist.
    • Next we have Sprains, and again you can sprain your wrist or fingers.
    • Then you might have a more mild injury such as Lacerations and bruising but these to can become serious if untreated and get infections.
    • Also you could suffer from Nerve damage or Damage to your tendons.

    Any hand injury can be extremely painful. If you are unlucky you may damage both your hands. This would then mean you need help in the house, self care help and you would not be able to work. Thankfully, most hand injuries can be treated and most people do regain the full use of your hand after a period of recovery.

    However in very severe cases people have lost the use of their hand all together and even worse sometimes hands are so badly damaged they have to be amputated to save the rest of the arm. These reasons are just some of the reasons why if your accident was not your fault, it happened in the last three years and your injuries needed medical treatment you could be eligible to make a claim for personal injuries.

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    How to make car accident claims in Melton

    Call Accident Advice Helpline’s free phone number on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone, where our trained and experienced advisers are on hand to take your call. Your call will be confidential and no one will pressure you to make a claim.


    Date Published: 29th November 2014

    Author: David Brown

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