Have you been hurt in a car crash in Lincoln?
Victims of car accidents can suffer from an endless list of injuries but one of the most common injuries sustained in a car accident is a bone fracture. The risk of a bone fracture is there for all of us however the severity of a fracture can vary from person to person and will off course depend on other factors such as the person’s age and the circumstances of the accident. For example in older people, their bones are weaker and brittle making them easier to break but just the same and in young children their bones are still growing and weak making them also easy to fracture. If you have been hurt in a car crash in Lincoln, read on.
All bone fractures need to be treated properly by a medical professional or you could suffer from complications such as damage to the blood vessels, nerves or an infection in the bone. The seriousness of a fracture and the type of treatment needed will depend on how much damage has been done to the bone and the surrounding tissue.
If you or someone you know has sustained a bone fracture no matter how mild in a car accident then you may be considering making car accident claims in Lincoln for compensation for your personal injury.
The types of fracture you could sustain are displaced fractures, this means that your bones have moved and will need to be realigned before it is set in a cast. Or you could get a non – displaced fracture which is a straight forward break with no movement which can be quickly put into a cast. Sadly there are also open fractures, which happens when the skin is penetrated and you can see the bone through the skin this will need realigning and stitches before it can be set. This type of fracture also requires antibiotics to make sure it does not become infected.
If you have sustained a bone fracture in an accident that was not your fault which could be likely if you have had an accident as we have 206 bones in our bodies that can all be broken, then you should think about using a solicitor who deals with car accident claims in Lincoln to get the compensation you are legally entitled to.
How to contact Accident Advice Helpline
To make a claim or an enquiry, just contact Accident Advice Helpline on their free phone number 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone where an adviser will listen to the details of your car accident and tell you if you are eligible to make a claim. Accident Advice Helpline works solely on a ‘no win, no fee’ basis so you do not need any money to get your claim started or in the event that your claim is not won. We can help when you have been hurt in a car crash in Lincoln.
Date Published: 16th November 2014
Author: David Brown