Personal injury lawyer in Lynmouth and broken bones
If you have an accident you could end up breaking some of your bones in your body. If this happens and you were a blameless victim, you may be entitled to use the personal injury lawyer in Lynmouth to make an injury compensation claim.
Using the personal injury lawyer in Lynmouth for a claim on broken bones
There are many different types of accidents that can happen to you so you end up breaking your bones. For example, if you fall from a great height, or if you are in a car crash, or a work related accident, you could very easily sustain a few broken bones.
If the accidents were not the fault of the victims, they may want to use the services of our personal injury lawyer for Lynmouth to make a personal injury claim.
Different types of broken bone injuries and how they can happen
There are 206 bones in the human body, 206 bones just waiting to be broken. There are numerous different types of breaks that could occur in those bones, just some of them are:
- Oblique fracture – in the type the break slants across a bone
- Spiral fracture – here the break winds round the bone
- Bowing fracture – this is where the bone bends rather than breaks and it tends to happen in children because their bones or so soft
- Comminuted fracture – this is where the bone is injured so severely it is shattered or crushed
- Complete fracture – a complete break into two, quite often the victim hears the snap of the break
- Compound fracture – this is where the broken bone breaks the skin
- Simple fracture – this is where there is no break in the skin
The treatment for broken bones
The medical profession refers to all breaks, cracks and crushes of bones as fractures. The way they treat your fractures depends on the severity of the break but can include:
- Surgery to put bones back in place
- Plaster cast
- Support bandages
- Icepacks to reduce swelling
- Surgery to insert pins, screws or plates
The healing time depends on how bad the break is and your age. The bones of children heal a lot quicker than those of the elderly, but are more likely to break in the first place.
Accident Advice Helpline – making a personal injury compensation claim for your broken bones
Many people who have an accident, which is not their fault, end up with a broken bone because of it, and do not make a personal injury compensation claim, and if you ask them why a lot of them will say because they do now want the hassle involved.
Call Accident Advice Helpline and your claim will be hassle free. We will deal with everything for you, insurance companies, local authorities or whoever. Our solicitors have dealt with them all and are experts in achieving the best possible compensation award for our claimants.
On our website there is a 30-second test which will give you some guidance to the amount you may receive, or you can phone our free helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone and speak to one of our friendly, professional advisers.
Date Published: 23rd February 2014