Have you suffered internal injuries in a Hyndburn accident?
When a Hyndburn accident happens, you may not realise you’ve been hurt straightaway. When someone suffers an injury, even if it’s very serious, often the shock of the Hyndburn accident can prevent that person from feeling pain. Victims of shootings, for example, often report that they didn’t realise they had been hit because they didn’t feel any pain at the time of the incident. Many medical professionals believe that the adrenaline realised due to the shock of the Hyndburn accident can prevent the victim from feeling pain temporarily.
Another reason why you may not realise you’ve been injured straightaway is if your injuries aren’t visible and they don’t restrict your mobility. If you suffer cuts and lacerations in a Hyndburn accident, it’s likely that you will bleed immediately and that you will be aware of your injuries. Similarly, if your Hyndburn accident were to cause a broken or fractured leg, it’s unlikely that you would be able to move freely and you would realise that you have been hurt.
However, if your injuries affect you internally, you may be unable to see them and his could lead you to believe that you haven’t been hurt. As internal injuries can be very serious, or even fatal, it’s important to get checked over by a medical professional following a Hyndburn accident, even if you don’t think that you’ve been hurt.
Although internal injuries can be serious if left untreated, medical professionals are often able to perform surgery to prevent extensive damage from occurring. If, for example, you are bleeding internally, surgeons may be able to stitch the affected area to stop the bleeding which could potentially save your life.
If you’ve suffered this type of injury in a Hyndburn accident and the incident wasn’t your fault, you may want to obtain compensation from whoever was responsible. As people often need a considerable amount of time to recover from internal injuries, you may find that you’re unable to work until you have fully healed.
If you’re unable to work, you may find that your income is reduced which could affect your finances in the long term. By obtaining compensation for your injuries, you could also claim back any income that you’ve lost so you could ensure that you and your family don’t suffer financially because of the Hyndburn accident.
If you’ve been hurt or suffered an injury because of someone or something else, you can contact Accident Advice Helpline to find out more about making a claim for compensation. We’re always committed to helping new claimants find out more about the claims process and we even have a team of dedicate solicitors on hand to help process your claim. Call free now on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll do everything we can to help you to obtain the compensation you deserve following your Hyndburn accident.
Date Published: 5th July 2014