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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Injury lawyer in Rainham

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Rainham

    Injury lawyer in Rainham

    Rainham is a suburban town in east London. Rainham is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Raineham and is thought to mean ‘homestead or village of a man called Regna’, formed from an Old English name and ‘hām’, meaning settlement.

    If at any time a resident of Rainham fractures a bone, in an accident that was not their fault, they may be able to make an injury claim, using an injury lawyer in Rainham.

    An injury lawyer in Rainham will assist with your fractured bone claim

    It is often thought that there is a difference between a fracture and a break in the bones but in fact, the medical profession refer to cracks, breaks and crushes of bones as a fracture no matter how minor or severe. We have 206 bones in our body so a lot of choice for fracturing, if one or more of yours get fractured because of the negligence of some one else, you may be entitled to make a compensation claim, using an injury lawyer in Rainham.

    There are many different fractures

    Some of the more common types of fracture are:

    • Bowing fracture – this is where the bones bends rather than breaks and usually occurs in children as their bones are softer
    • Complete fracture – a clean break into two
    • Compound fracture – the bone breaks through the skin
    • Greenstick fracture – the bones only breaks and one side
    • Spiral fracture – a break winding round the bone
    • Comminuted fracture – the bone is broken into pieces or shattered
    • Simple fracture – where there is no break in the skin

    There are many more fractures than shown above, and if any fracture happens to you as the blameless victim of an accident you may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim, and you may want to use an injury lawyer in Rainham.

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    How bones get fractured

    Fractures can happen in any sort of accident but most occur in situations like road traffic accidents, slips, trips and falls or accidents at work.

    Treating a fracture

    This really depends on which bones are broken and the severity of the break, but could include:

    • Plaster cast
    • Crutches
    • Painkillers
    • Support bandages
    • Surgery to insert pins, screws or plates
    • Ice packs

    If the broken bone is the skull causing a brain injury or the spine causing a severe back injury, the consequences can be life changing and treatment will be to limit the outcome rather than cure. If you are in this situation you need to make a compensation claim.

    How to make your personal injury compensation claim

    If you have just ben severely injured in an accident, the last thing on your mind will be making a compensation claim. However, it is really important you, or some on else on your behalf, consider the future and contact Accident Advice Helpline on our freephone number, 0800 180 4123. One of our friendly advisors will answer the phone, they will give you free advice and guide you through the required processes to make your personal injury compensation claim.

    Date Published: 21st October 2013

    Author: David Brown

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