Have you suffered from skin damage?
When people are hurt or injured, they often overlook the damage that has been done to their skin. However, skin damage in itself can be a very serious injury and it’s something that you should always seek treatment for. Although you may be able to treat minor burns and cuts at home, anything more serious should be treated by a medical professional.
If you are burned whilst using the cooker, for example, you may need to undergo treatment. In addition to providing pain relieving medication, medics can ensure that the wound is treated properly.
When burns occur, you can be at risk of infection whilst they’re healing. By obtaining the appropriate treatment, you can minimise the risk of an infection occurring and speed up your healing process.
Could you make a claim with a personal injury lawyer in Copthorne?
If you’ve suffered an injury to your skin, you should be able to take action with a personal injury law firm. However, a personal injury lawyer in Copthorne will only be able to assist you if someone or something else was responsible for your injury.
If you were hurt through no fault of your own, and you have evidence to support your claim, you should feel confident about obtaining compensation. Whilst your medical records can be used as evidence, you may also want to source witness statements or take photographs of your injuries to give your claim a better chance of success.
How long did your treatment take?
Depending on the severity of your injury, you may have required extensive medical treatment. Whilst many people are able to return to home and visit the hospital for appointments, in serious cases, you may need to be treated as an in-patient for a lengthy period of time.
When you make your claim, the severity of your injuries and the impact they have had on you will be taken into account so it’s important to include this when you take legal action.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
If you’re preparing to contact a personal injury lawyer in Copthorne about making a claim, why not get in touch with us? At Accident Advice Helpline we have extensive experience in the personal injury industry and we’re always happy to help new claimants.
As we operate on a no win no fee* basis, you won’t even have to pay anything upfront in order to make your claim. To find out more now, call Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile.
Date Published: 21st February 2014