Could an injury lawyer in Pontefract help me?
Pontefract is a historic market town in West Yorkshire. It has a population of 28,250. Pontefract’s motto is Post mortem patris pro filio, Latin for “After the death of the father, support the son”, a reference to English Civil War Royalist sympathies.
Finger injuries are common all over the UK, and Pontefract is no exception. It can be quite difficult to know if the finger is broken, dislocated or just sprained. The symptoms for all three are the same
What type of injury?
If the finger looks misshapen or deformed, you have probably broken or dislocated one of the bones in your finger, and it will need an x-ray to confirm which it is. If your finger injury is a sprain, it means you have stretched the ligaments, the finger should not look deformed or bruised and the swelling and pain will eventually subside on its own.
What might result in a finger injury that requires me to find an injury lawyer in Pontefract?
There are lots of ways you can break, dislocate or sprain your fingers, but the most common is sudden impact, maybe from a punch or a fall.
How to fix a finger injury
This will depend on how bad the break or dislocation is, but generally the treatments are
- Fixing the finger in a splint
- Fixing the finger in a plaster cast
- Strapping the damaged finger to the one next to it (this is known as buddy taping)
- In severe cases, surgery to insert wires, plates or screws to hold the bones together.
If your finger injury was no fault of your own then you may be entitled to make a personal injury compensation claim, using an injury lawyer Pontefract.
To find out if your injured finger fits the criteria, and what else you can claim for, you should speak to Accident Advice Helpline, one of the leading companies in the personal injury compensation claim industry.
Accident Advice Helpline have helped many thousands of people, over the last 13 years, people with all types of injuries from many different types of accidents. Whatever your injury or whatever the accident was, if you were not at fault, we can help.
On our website there is a 30-second test which will tell you if you qualify, and will give you a rough idea how much you may be awarded. Or you can phone our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, and speak to an adviser who will help you to put you personal injury compensation claim in motion. Most claims can be processed by telephone, and not many claimants have to go to court, so using our services to process your claim will save you a lot of time and hassle, as well as get you the fairest deal for your injury.
Esther Rantzen, the well known UK consumer champion and founder of Childline, has been our patron for the last 10 years, and she recommends our services, she knows we will get you the best possible deal for all facets of your claim, and that we will do this efficiently, professionally, and keep it as simple as possible for you.
Date Published: 20th October 2013
Author: David Brown