Knee pain is a fairly common ailment from which people suffer after being involved in an accident. Whether you sustained your injury in a road traffic accident, at work or just when you were going about your day-to-day business, it can have a real impact on your life.
You need to make sure that you’re taking the right actions, so we’re here to help you to understand what you need to do in really practical terms. Read on to find out more.
Visit your doctor as soon as possible
When it comes to your health and wellbeing, you shouldn’t take any chances. If your knee pain is causing you discomfort, make an appointment with your doctor. They will be able to assess your situation, prescribe any medication that may be necessary and give you advice regarding how to ensure a full and speedy recovery.
Sometimes, people refrain from visiting a medical professional because they don’t want to cause a fuss. You should be aware, though, that if you leave it for too long, your injury could worsen. Help is out there, so make sure that you take advantage of it.
Consider making a claim for compensation for your knee pain
If the accident in which you were involved was not your fault and happened during the past three years, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. It’s usually a very simple and fuss-free process, and it could result in you being awarded a cash payment.
The exact amount you are likely to receive will vary depending on numerous factors, including the extent of your injuries and the impact they have had on your life. When you get in touch with a reputable solicitor, they will give you an estimate.
Get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline
Do you want to work with a law firm who have a reputation for excellence? If so, choose Accident Advice Helpline. We have over 16 years of experience and our work has won us the endorsement of consumer rights champion and TV personality Dame Esther Rantzen.
Speak with one of our friendly and professional advisors now about your knee pain by calling 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile. Alternatively, you can get an instant notification of how much compensation you could be entitled to by taking our 30-second test via our website. There’s a three-year deadline on your claim, so why wait any longer?
Date Published: 24th March 2014
Author: David Brown