If you suffer a finger injury then sometimes it can be difficult to know if you have broken , sprained, or dislocated it. It takes a hospital visit and an X-ray to be certain, and if your finger has been injured, in an accident that was not your fault, that is the first thing you should do. Then you should contact Accident Advice Helpline to discuss claiming compensation in Llandrindod Wells.
People do not always realise how serious a finger injury can be. If your finger was mangled in a piece of machinery for example, it could well mean you now only have 4 instead of 5. This means you may have to change the way you do things to cope with the injury, and there may be some things you can no longer do.
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Assuming your finger is still in one piece, the you will know all is not well with it because it will be stiff and painful and will possibly swell. Sometimes they can look deformed, or you could have a bone protruding.
Whatever the injury is, it could put your hand out of action until it has been dealt with and healed. These types of injuries can happen with any sudden forceful blow to the fingers, or a strong twisting motion could do the same.
Treating finger injuries
This will always depend on how serious your injury is, but for a break, sprain or dislocation the normal treatments are:
- Strapping the damaged finger to the one next to it
- Fixing the finger in a splint
- Fixing the finger in a plaster cast
- In severe cases, surgery to insert wires, plates or screws to hold the bones together.
Making a claim with Accident Advice Helpline
As long as the injury was caused by someone else sometime in the last three years, and your injury needed the attention of a doctor, claiming compensation in Llandrindod Wells is an option worth considering.
Accident Advice Helpline have helped many thousands of people, over the last 15 years, people with all types of injuries from many different types of accidents, get the compensation UK law says they were entitled to.
On our website there is a 30-second test which will tell you if you qualify, and will give you an estimate of how much you may be awarded. Or you can phone our freephone number, 0800 689 0500 from a landline, or call from your mobile on 0333 500 0993, and speak to an advisor who will help you to put you personal injury compensation claim in motion.
Dame Esther Rantzen, the well known UK consumer champion and founder of Childline, has been our patron for the last 10 years, and she recommends our services, she knows we will get you the best possible deal for all facets of your claim, and that we will do this efficiently, professionally, and keep it as simple as possible for you.