If you become involved in an accident and you are the innocent victim and you suffer a fractured bone as a result, then you should contact Accident Advice Helpline for expert help with an injury claim in Brynaman.
Broken bones of any kind can be very painful and distressing and if you suffer one because of someones else’s negligence, then you may be able to make a claim for compensation.
Expert help with an injury claim in Brynaman
There is no difference between a break and a fracture, it is the term the people in the medical profession use to refer to most types of damage to bones. In most human bodies there are 206 bone, sometimes there are a couple more or less, but they are all just waiting to get broken. If any of your bones gets broken because of someone being careless then you could be entitled to compensation, by making an injury claim by using the injury lawyers from Accident Advice Helpline.
There are lots of different breaks that you could suffer
Below are a few examples of some of the more common breaks that you could suffer:
- Bowing fracture – this is where the bones bends rather than breaks and usually occurs in children as their bones are softer
- Complete fracture – a clean break into two
- Compound fracture – the bone breaks through the skin
- Greenstick fracture – the bones only breaks on one side
- Spiral fracture – a break winding round the bone
- Comminuted fracture – the bone is broken into pieces or shattered
- Simple fracture – where there is no break in the skin
These are just a few examples of the fractures that you could suffer. No matter what type of break you have, if you received it in an accident that wasnt your fault, then you may want to make an injury claim to get the compensation which UK law says you are entitled to.
How your bones get fractured
Your bones can get fractured in lots of different ways, such as slips, trips or falls, an accident at work,a road traffic accident or anything that twists them to extremes or gives them a forceful blow can cause a break in your bones.
Straightforward breaks will heal in a few weeks, and the treatment normally includes:
- Plaster cast
- Support bandages
- Surgery to insert pins, screws or plates
- Ice packs
Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline today
If you have just been severely injured in an accident, the last thing on your mind will be making a compensation claim. However, it is really important you, or someone else on your behalf, consider the future and contact Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 on your mobile. One of our friendly advisors will answer the phone, they will give you free advice and guide you through the required processes to make your personal injury compensation claim.