One of the most annoying injuries that can feature in personal injury compensation claims in Deganwy is leg injuries. We don’t realise how hard it is to get around on crutches until we try it for ourselves. The inconvenience is soon joined by financial pressures as the bills mount up but our income is reduced.
Personal injury compensation claims in Deganwy for leg injuries
A leg injury can cover any area of the lower limb from the upper thigh to the ankle. If you have been injured in an accident that was not your own fault then perhaps you are hobbling around on crutches right now. This is a far from pleasant experience.
A leg injury can range from a slight sprain to a major fracture and even an amputation. If you have a sprain (probably of the ankle) then you are dealing with a soft tissue injury. This is the tendons, ligaments and muscles in the leg. They become stretched and even torn during an accident and this can cause a lot of pain. You may not be able to use the affected leg for a few weeks.
If the bones are broken (fractured) then it can take even longer to heal. You may have to spend some time in plaster while the bones knit back together. A fracture can be fairly quick to heal if the bones have not moved out of position. However, in a severe fracture the bones can have moved a long way from where they should be and can even be shattered or protruding from the skin. This sort of fracture takes much longer to recover from and will require surgery.
Leg injuries cost money
Many people decide to start personal injury compensation claims in Deganwy because they find that a leg injury is starting to cost them money. One of the main issues is the inability to work. If you are on crutches then you will probably not be able to work. The result is going to be less wages and increased financial pressures for your family at this difficult time.
You may even not be able to perform household chores or care for children and this will result in having to pay for these services. It soon mounts up.
Help from Accident Advice Helpline
Get your finances back on track by starting a personal injury claim. Call us here at Accident Advice Helpline. You can reach us on 0800 689 0500 from your landline or on 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. We are waiting to hear from you about starting your personal injury compensation claims in Deganwy.
Date Published: 11th June 2015
Author: David Brown