There are some injuries that are more common than others when innocent victims are injured at work and make a Milton, accident at work claim.
Milton, accident at work claim for whiplash
Although most people associate whiplash with car crashes, it has been around forever, not just since the invention of cars. It is an injury that is very easily sustained, because all it needs is a sudden jolt to the head and the damage to the tendons and ligaments in the neck is done.
Many people do not think of whiplash as a proper injury, but that is because they have never suffered from it – whiplash can be very painful and disabling and lay the victim low for quite some time. It is an injury that is often sustained in the workplace, sometimes caused by lifting things incorrectly.
Milton, accident at work claim for broken bones
The majority of breaks to bones happen in accidents, and it is not unusual for broken bones to be the result of an accident at work. A forceful blow to the bone or excessive twisting and pressure is what causes them to break, and as we have 206 of them in our bodies, there are a lot of them to choose from.
The initial pain of a broken bone is quite severe, and sometimes, in the case of a clean break, the victim will hear it snap. Most of them will heal in 6-8 weeks, with no ill effect, but some breaks, such as to backbones, can have dire consequences for the victim.
Milton, accident at work claim for head injuries
Injuries to your head could be a nasty cut in your scalp, damage to your ears, or any number of other things, including brain injuries. Brain injuries can have a devastating effect on people’s lives, and many of the victims will never be quite the same again. Some are unlucky enough to be in a vegetative state, and some do not survive them.
Making a claim for your accident at work
The victims of all types of accidents suffer a huge amount of trauma because of what they have been through, and some of have to alter their lifestyle totally to cope with their injuries. These are just two of the things that at Accident Advice Helpline we will make sure are accounted for as part of your personal injury claim.
The prospects for your future recovery, if you will ever be able to work again, and all of the expenses that accidents bring with them are a few more of the things we will take into consideration. There are so many things that need looking at, it is almost impossible to tell you how much you will be awarded at the start of your claim, but that is one of the questions most victims ask when they first get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline.
Our 30 second online test will give you this estimate, or you can call our friendly advisors on 0800 180 4123.