Could you make a claim for muscle damage?
In many cases, people don’t realise just how painful or serious muscle related injuries can be. Whilst minor sprains or pulled muscles may not require any treatment, there are plenty of other types of muscle related injuries which can require intensive physical rehabilitation.
A third or fourth degree muscle tear, for example, can be very serious indeed. If this occurs in the hamstring or quadricep muscle, it’s likely that the patient will require crutches or a wheelchair until the injury has healed. In some cases, patients may even need to undergo surgery so that the muscle can be repaired effectively.
Due to the seriousness of these types of injuries, it can certainly be possible to obtain compensation for them. If you’ve sustained a muscle related injury as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, it may be worth consulting injury lawyers in Workington as you could be eligible to make a claim.
Claiming compensation with injury lawyers in Workington
In addition to proving someone else was responsible for your injuries, you’ll also need to show that you obtained medical help for your injuries before you’ll be able to make a claim. If you were admitted to hospital or received treatment from your GP, injury lawyers in Workington should be able to help you to proceed with your claim.
Unfortunately, muscle related injuries can take quite some time to heal so you may need to attend regular medical appointments or physiotherapy sessions. If you’re unable to work during this time, you could be losing income and it’s important to include this in your claim.
Injury lawyers in Workington should be able to help you claim back the cost of any expenses when you make your claim, so you shouldn’t be left out of pocket as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
If your injury occurred within the last 3 years’, we may be able to help you obtain the compensation you deserve. With over 16 years experience as a personal injury law firm, we’re able to provide all the help you need when it comes to making a claim.
We even operate on a no-win, no-fee basis so you won’t have to pay anything upfront if you choose to make your injury claim with us. To find out more now, contact our personal injury team today.
Just call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and we’ll get your claim started as quickly as possible.
Date Published: 24th November 2013
Author: David Brown