Make an injury claim in Ottershaw for facial injury
Facial injury is defined as any trauma to the face and upper jaw bone, also known as the maxilla. Facial injury can be caused by any trauma which is blunt or penetrates the facial area, which includes the upper jaw, lower jaw, nose, forehead or cheek. As long as the accident wasn’t your fault and it occurred within the last 3 years’, then you could make an injury claim in Ottershaw and claim your legal right to compensation.
Symptoms and diagnosis of a facial injury claim in Ottershaw
Following an accident, you may suffer facial injury which can include:
- Changes in the sensation in their face through swelling
- Uneven facial bones
- Teeth loose or missing
- Swelling to nasal passages and difficulty breathing through the nose
- Swelling to the eye region and difficulty focusing
- Double vision
After seeking medical advice, a physical examination may indicate bleeding from the eyes, mouth, or nose, skin lacerations and bruising around the eyes indicating eye socket damage. Any bone fractures can be confirmed after a CT scan has been performed.
How are facial injuries treated?
Surgery is the normal course of treatment for patients with facial injury that results in deformity or a lack of normal function. The aim of surgery is to control any bleeding, fix broken bones with titanium plates and screws, create a clear airway, reduce scarring if possible and check for other injuries.
After surgery, the patient will look different than they did before the accident and may still have a degree of facial disfigurement through infection or facial unevenness which may require further surgery. Some patients suffer from vision impairments such as blurred or double vision and may have neural and brain problems leading to numbness or muscle weakness. Following treatment, you may wish to make a personal injury claim Ottershaw.
Claim your legal right to compensation for your facial injury
If you have suffered a facial injury through an accident that wasn’t your fault and it occurred within the last 3 years’, then contact the leading experts in processing personal injury claims; Accident Advice Helpline. They offer no obligation advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week over the phone with professional and friendly advisers. After suffering the trauma and uncertainty of a facial injury, find out if you could make a claim using their unique on line 30 second test. Take part from the comfort of your own home to find out immediately if you can make an injury claim in Ottershaw.
Date Published: 5th September 2013