Can I use a personal injury lawyer in Kew if I fracture my wrist in an accident that was not my fault?
If you visit Kew, or anywhere else in the UK, and you have an accident that injures your wrist, although we hope that this does not happen, if it does and you were a faultless victim you may be entitled to make a claim using a personal injury lawyer in Kew.
The accidents that could happen to injure your wrist might be caused by a fall or by the force of a collision with a stationery object. Wrist injuries happen very easily and generally takes six to eight weeks to heal in adults, less time in children and a little longer in elderly people.
What are the symptoms of a fractured wrist?
The symptoms vary depending of the severity of the injury but could include:
- You may hear a snap when the breaks happens if it is a clean break
- If the skin has been damaged you my have some bleeding
- The wrist will be very painful
- There will be swelling or tenderness around the injured area
What action should you take if you think you have a fractured wrist?
You should go to your local A & E department, but before you do:
- You can stabilise the injury by using a towel as a sling.
- Use an ice pack, it will help reduce the swelling and the pain, but do not put the ice directly onto the skin
- Try not to eat or drink anything, you may need a general anaesthetic if surgery is necessary.
If your wrist fracture was caused by someone else, you might need the help of a personal injury lawyer in Kew
You may be entitled to make a personal injury claim using a personal injury lawyer in Kew at Accident Advice Helpline if you have sustained your injury because of someone else.
At Accident Advice Helpline we are the experts in dealing with all types of personal injury claims, with all types of injuries caused by endless types of accidents.
Since 2000 we have been helping claimants get the compensation to which they were entitled, and have done so while providing a high quality customer service that gives complete satisfaction. Our reputation precedes us; we are one of the leading companies in the personal injury claim industry and endeavour to be the best.
We have an online claim form you can complete, or you could try our 30-second test for guidance about the outcome of your claim.
Alternatively, you could call our helpline on our freephone number, 0800 689 0500, and speak to one of our friendly advisors, they will keep your call confidential, and will only start the processes needed if you decide you wish to proceed with your personal injury compensation claim, you will be under no obligation to do so.
Date Published: 16th February 2014