People can suffer from a range of different injuries to the upper body. The injuries to the upper body can range from hand injuries to neck injuries. The amount of compensation that you are awarded will also take into account any wages that you have lost whilst recovering from the injury that you sustained in the accident.
There are a wide range of upper body injuries that people can experience and these include hand, back, brain, neck, head, eye and arm injuries.
If you would like to get an idea of the amount of compensation that you could get then there is short thirty second test on Accident Advice Helpline’s website.
Head and brain injuries
An injury that affects the head or brain could happen in a number of different ways. The most common cause of this type of injury is road traffic accidents due to the impact of the hitting or even being hit by another car, which can force your head to move in ways that are not natural.
If the airbag in your car is activated in the accident this can stop your head in an abrupt and violent manner. In some cases it is possible for your head to appear undamaged however, your brain could have still sustained an injury in the accident. Road accidents can cause head and brain injuries however, the severity of the injury will be worse for cyclists who are involved.
Preventing head and brain injuries
It is possible to sustain head and brain injuries whilst at work if you work in an environment where there is danger of falling machinery and tripping hazards. The work environments that can be dangerous include farms, garden landscapers and construction sites. The risk of accidents within these environments mean that there is a lot of legislation that has to be complied with.
Making a claim for compensation – an injury claim lawyer in Gordon or Accident Advice Helpline
To make a claim you can, off course, use a local injury claim lawyer in Gordon to help you claim. However, you may have trouble finding such a local injury claim lawyer in Gordon. In this case you can use a national firm like Accident Advice Helpline instead.
For more information call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or fill in the short application form that can be found on the website. Injury lawyers will be able to help you get your compensation.