Accident Advice Helpline deals with many claimants from the Birmingham area every week. Some have been injured in car accidents or workplace accidents whilst others have been injured during a fall or during a porting activity.
Some injury claims in Birmingham involve a groin injury. This occurs when the groin area of the leg has become stretched beyond its safe limits of movement. Groin injuries are very common in sporting people but can also be a work place injury. This is because they can be triggered by putting an abnormally large amount of pressure on the groin area – this could be during intense physical activity at work.
Employers’ duty of care
Employers have a duty of care towards their employees. Therefore, if you have suffered a groin injury while you were at work, you may be able to make a groin injury claim if you can show that the injury was your employers fault.
A groin injury can also arise when you are out and about in a public area. If you slip, trip of fall on, for example, a wet surface then you could fall in such a way as to strain your groin. If this your fall was someone else’s fault then you may be able to start an injury claim in Birmingham.
Groin injury claim in Birmingham
During a groin injury or strain one of the muscles in the groin (adductor muscles) are over-stretching or may even be torn. This could happen when the body makes a sudden change of direction and this can occur during a slip on a wet surface or even when the injured person is carrying out manual work. If the strain is only mild then the symptoms may not become apparent for between 24 and 48 hours after the accident. In more severe groin strains the pain can start straight away.
You may also notice that there is swelling in the area and bruising can also develop. As a result, you may find that sitting, standing or walking and even doing ordinary everyday actions such as getting out of the bath can be very difficult and painful. Because of this you are able to talk to your Accident Advice Helpline personal injury lawyer about claiming for help with household tasks and childcare and may be even personal care.
Groin injury claim in Birmingham – treatment
If you think you may want to start a groin Injury claim in Birmingham – visit a healthcare professional to get some advice on how best to manage the injury in the early stages. Applying ice to the affected area for 15 minutes, several times a day cam also help Anti-inflammatory medication and painkillers may also help if it is safe for you to take them.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline
You should only start an Injury claim in Birmingham after getting some legal advice. Many people from Birmingham chose to get this by contacting the law firm called Accident Advice Helpline. Accident Advice Helpline has a team of highly trained, professional advisers who can advise you about making a groin injury claim in Birmingham. Reach us on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile.