How a doctor will treat a deep wound and how to find great injury claim specialists in South Ayrshire
If you have sustained a deep wound in an accident that was caused by the negligence of another person, you should consider making a claim for compensation. Compensation can help you to get over your injuries; firstly by providing you with the money you need to take time off work and recover, and also by giving you a sense of relief that what happened to you has not passed unnoticed. In the meantime, before you can even think about beginning a claim for compensation, you should make sure you have correct medical treatment for your wound.
Steps to healing.
- Cleaning the wound. Your doctor needs to clean the wound for the first time to limit the chances of infection. Depending on what type of wound it is this may be a simple process, or something more complicated that needs to be done under local anaesthetic.
- Closing the wound. Closing a wound will prevent bleeding and also help prevent further bacteria gaining access to the wound. Once the wound is clean, the doctor can put the two edges of skin back together and use stitches or even glue to hold them in place. Some wounds have to heal from the inside out and will be covered by medical dressings that need changing regular changing.
- Monitoring the wound. Your doctor will probably want to check the wound to ensure healing is taking place correctly. This may involve changing dressings or removing stitches. Always obey the instructions given to you by your doctor for after care of the wound.
But can I make a claim?
The answer to this is yes.
Providing the accident that caused the wound was someone else’s fault. If it was then you should seek the advice of injury claim specialists in South Ayrshire as quickly as possible. You can access injury claim specialists in South Ayrshire by calling Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500,(0333 500 0993 from a mobile) and speaking to our friendly, helpful team about your accident. Our lines are open twenty four hours a day seven days a week so you can call us whenever you feel ready to talk about your experience. We can offer you no obligation advice,and if we feel you have a valid case will pass your case to our injury claim specialists in South Ayrshire. All of our solicitors work on a No win No fee agreement with their clients and have over ten years experience in making personal injury claims of all descriptions.
The current laws state that you have three years from the date of your accident to start a claim, so call us today and find out what we can do help you.
Date Published: 27th December 2014