Suffered a facial injury and need to make an injury claim in Smethwick?
If you have suffered the pain, anxiety and distress of a facial injury through an accident that wasn’t your fault and it occurred within the last 3 years‘, then you may be eligible to make a legal injury claim for compensation.
Facial injuries are classed as any injury that occurs to the upper jaw, lower jaw, cheek, nose or forehead. Another common facial injury is disfigurement, which women will be awarded more for than men. This is because men are thought not to be as vain as women, except for male models and male actors, who would be awarded a similar amount as a woman. Common causes of facial trauma are:
- Traffic accidents
- Injuries that penetrate the face
- Violent attacks
Symptoms of facial injury
Facial injury can cause the following:
- Swelling of the face
- Double vision
- Loss of teeth
- Difficulty breathing due to damaged nasal passages
- Broken or deformed bones
- Bruised eye sockets
Treatment for facial injury
Treatment is needed to:
- Control any bleeding
- Create a clear airway
- Fix broken bones using titanium plates and screws
- Treat other injuries – such as fractures
Your injury claim in Smethwick
If you have suffered a facial injury as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault and it occurred within the last 3 years, then you can make an injury claim in Smethwick. Accident Advice Helpline has over 13 years’ experience in processing personal injury claims for facial trauma.
They provide a dedicated 24 hour, 7 day a week helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993 to answer your queries about your personal injury claim. With friendly, helpful and professional advisors at the end of the phone you can be assured that you will receive no obligation advice to leave you informed about how to make the compensation claims process.
Remember that compensation amounts cannot be guaranteed, nor can the length of time that a claim may take to process. However, most injury claims are processed by Accident Advice Helpline over the phone without the need to attend court.
If you prefer, you can go online and take part in Accident Advice Helpline’s unique 30 second test and see if you can make an injury claim. Just enter a few details online and you can quickly find out if you are eligible to make a legal claim for injury.
Esther knows best!
Esther Rantzen is the patron of Accident Advice Helpline and she has campaigned tirelessly for the rights of the consumer to receive the legal compensation that they are entitled to. Popular and well known television and radio broadcasts have been presented by Esther Rantzen to highlight consumer issues such as the compulsory wearing of seat belts in the rear seats of cars and the safe installation of soft playground surfaces throughout the country.
Date Published: 21st September 2013
Author: David Brown