Injury solicitors in Ferryhill


Work out if you need stitches – injury solicitors Ferryhill

If you have been involved in an accident or sustained an injury that has led to a cut which looks fairly deep, then you may need to go to hospital and get stitches. However, there is no point you going off to A&E and waiting to get stitches if you are only going to have the wound dressed and then be sent on your way. It’s best if you can try to make an assessment before you decide to go to the hospital, as to whether you need stitches or not.

Try to stop the bleeding

One of the easiest ways to tell whether you need stitches or not is to see if the bleeding is going to stop on its own. You should try hard to make the bleeding stop by pressing a clean cloth against the wound and applying pressure for a time. After 5 minutes you can remove the cloth and see if the wound is still bleeding. If it is, then you should get to a hospital as quickly as possible.

What type of wound do you have?

Some types of wound will need to be looked at even if they don’t need stitches. Anything where something has become lodged in the wound, or may be infected needs to be seen by a doctor. You may have a wound which is more of a graze than a cut and this will not be able to be stitched. Any wound which is bleeding uncontrollably should be seen by a doctor though.

Examine the wound

If your wound is on an area that will be moved about a lot, causing the wound to re-open, then it may require stitches simply to keep it together. Similarly, if you can pinch the skin together on your own and then bandage it together, you won’t need stitches as it will heal on its own. Look for signs that the wound will close and heal on its own and if there are none then get to a hospital.

If you need injury solicitors Ferryhill

If your accident or injury was serious and the fault of someone else, then you may want to think about using injury solicitors in Ferryhill to claim compensation for your injuries. Accident Advice Helpline has over 15 years’ experience in the field of personal injury compensation claims and works with experienced and professional injury solicitors in Ferryhill to get you the compensation you deserve.

You can call the helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile to speak to the team about your accident. The team will help you to decide whether or not you have a good case for compensation and, if you do, injury solicitors in Ferryhill will work on a 100% no win no fee* basis to get your compensation claim processed and will also work entirely on your behalf, so you shouldn’t even have to go to court.

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