Are you claiming Grangemouth compensation after losing a lot of blood?
When an injury causes you to lose a significant amount of blood, you could be in a life-threatening situation. As the body can only cope with losing a certain amount of blood, any injury which causes you to bleed profusely should be taken seriously and medical professionals should be summoned immediately.
Often, when this type of injury occurs, people will phone for an ambulance. Providing they can reach you in time, paramedics may be able to stem the blood flow and ensure that you receive fluids via a drip. Should you begin to lose consciousness, they may administer medication or monitor your vital statistics, such as your heart rate.
Although any type of injury can potentially cause blood loss, a cut to your artery or vein can be particularly bad. In some cases, a cut or laceration can cause people to bleed to death within minutes so it’s important to stem the blood flow as much as possible when this type of injury does occur.
If the injury is visible, you will probably be able to see the blood and realise the urgency of the situation. However, it is possible that you could be bleeding and not even realise it. If you suffer internal bleeding, you could be facing a serious injury but you may not be aware of it. If, for example, you were involved in accident in which you were subject to a sudden impact, it could have caused damage to the inside of your body.
In some cases, people are able to walk away from an accident without a visible mark on them only to later discover that they do in fact have very serious injuries. Providing you access medical help quickly, doctors and surgeons may be able to prevent any further blood loss and repair the existing damage which could save your life in the long-term.
Similarly, if the injury is visible, stitches will often be enough to hold the wound together and prevent further bleeding. Providing you haven’t suffered any further injuries, you could even be discharged from hospital and return to your home on the same day.
If you’ve suffered this type of injury and it wasn’t your fault, you may be eligible to make a claim for Grangemouth compensation. As this type of injury can be very serious and can cause serious complications, you may receive a substantial amount of Grangemouth compensation if you make a successful claim.
If you’d like to know more about making a claim for Grangemouth compensation or you’re ready to make a claim for Grangemouth compensation today, why not contact us? Just call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile to speak to a member of our personal injury team today and we’ll do everything we can to help with your compensation claim.
Date Published: 30th July 2014