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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

    Category : Broken bones claims

    Average healing time for a broken sternum

    Most bones are broken because of a heavy impact, and the same applies to the sternum or breast bone. The average healing time for a broken sternum will depend, as usual, on how bad the break is. However, this is a hard bone to break and only a few people who receive a blow to….

    How to claim broken clavicle compensation

    Your clavicle is one of the easier bones to feel under the skin. It is the thin bone that runs across from your neck to your shoulder along the front upper section of your chest. As such, any fall or accident that results in an impact to your shoulder can break this bone. Most people….

    How to claim broken collarbone compensation

    A broken or fractured collarbone or clavicle is commonly caused by a fall, but could also be the result of trauma sustained in a car accident. Your collarbone is a long, narrow bone running from your breastbone to each shoulder, and it’s usually fairly easy to tell if you have sustained a broken collarbone or….

    How to claim broken sternum compensation

    A broken sternum (breastbone) is usually caused by a direct blow to the chest, with vehicle collisions the most common cause of sternal fractures. Because such a large force is needed to cause a sternal fracture, it’s common to find damage to other parts of the body too, including the heart, lungs, ribs and blood….

    Compensation for a broken sternum

    ContentsWhat are the symptoms of a broken sternum?Prognosis and treatment for a sternum fractureCommon car accident injuriesWho caused your car accident?Claiming compensation for a broken sternumDo I need to go to court to make a personal injury claim?The sternum is the breastbone which is located in the centre of the chest, attaching your first seven….

    Compensation for sternum injuries

    ContentsHow might you incur sternum injuries?A bruised sternumA fractured sternumHow to deal with sternum injuriesFinding out whether you have an opportunity to claim compensationStart a claim todayThe sternum is also known as the breastbone. It is a very strong bone that sits in the front of the chest, and the collar bones and uppermost ribs….

    Compensation for an injury requiring metal plates

    ContentsWhat do the metal plates do?Recovering from an injuryYou may have heard of people who have had to have surgery to insert a metal plate complete with screws to help them heal from a particularly complicated injury. While many broken bones will heal and set themselves, this is not always the case. A more complex….

    Broken bone claims

    Broken bone claims are one of the most common types of personal injury claim. This type of injury can happen easily and in a variety of different ways. Did you know that there are 206 bones in the body – that’s a lot of bones to break! Fractures can range from minor fracture to multiple….

    The cost of claiming for broken bones

    Only approximately 30% of innocent accident victims claim the compensation they are entitled to after being injured through no fault of their own. The main reason for their reluctance to claim is that many have concerns over the cost of claiming for broken bones, or any other injury. It is a common misconception you will….

    How a broken bone happens

    Are you wondering how a broken bone happens? If you are in an accident that was not your own fault you could easily suffer a broken bone. Many people wonder ‘How a broken bone happens?’ It only takes a heavy impact or excessive twist to break a bone. This could easily happen in a road….

    Treating broken bones

    How a doctor approaches treating broken bones can obviously vary depending on where the break is and its severity. The one thing they all have in common is the sooner they can begin treating broken bones the better. Some ways of treating broken bones Before treating broken bones can begin, first they have to establish….

    T12 fracture compensation

    64% of spinal fractures occur in the lower back region. These can often result in a T12 fracture. A T12 fracture is a compression injury, that can be caused by a fall, a car crash, or anything that puts too much force on the spine. These can be the result of an accident suffered at work, or by a….

    Broken femur

    Can a broken femur cause knee pain? The femur is the bone that makes up the thigh area and if it is broken then it can cause pain in various areas of the leg depending on your physical activity and the severity of the break. It is noticeable when there has been a break or….

    Broken navicular foot bone

    If you have sustained a broken navicular foot bone, you may be entitled to compensation, provided the injury occurred through no fault of your own. Your best option would be to contact a lawyer to help you with your case and file a claim. How to contact a lawyer to help with your case When it….

    Chipped a bone in your ankle

    Have you chipped a bone in your ankle? No doubt there is lot of pain involved, and because it endures, it may feel worse than when it actually happened. There are many different ways that you could have chipped a bone in your ankle, and lots of different accident types that could have led to….

    How much compensation will you get for a broken bone?

    If you have broken a bone, the area around it will be painful, bruised and swollen. The first thing you must do is go to your local Accident and Emergency department. There, your bone will be X-rayed and placed into a cast or other support if appropriate. Perhaps you may require pain relief and antibiotics…..

    How much broken clavicle compensation could you claim?

    Your clavicle or collarbone allows your arm to move freely and protects vital nerves and blood vessels. However, you may fracture your clavicle if you fall on your outstretched arm or receive a direct blow to the bone. If you have suffered a broken clavicle you will be suffering from pain, swelling and restricted arm movement. Common….

    Broken talus injury claim

    Are you thinking about starting a broken talus injury claim? The talus (anklebone) forms an important connection between your leg and the foot. When this bone becomes broken, it can cause severe pain and suffering. The talus bone can become broken in a number of ways. You may break your talus when you: • Fall….

    Claiming compensation for broken bones

    Are you thinking about claiming compensation for broken bones? If you have suffered from broken bones as a result of any sort of accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be thinking about claiming compensation for broken bones. The injury might have been a result of a road traffic accident caused by a reckless driver, or an accident….

    Broken ankle compensation

    Have you broken your ankle in an accident at work? Maybe you were operating machinery which was faulty or not adequately maintained, or your injury came about because of faulty working practices. Whatever the situation, if you have sustained an injury then you should look into claiming broken ankle compensation. Perhaps you’ve suffered a broken ankle….