If you sustain an elbow injury from a road accident in Rhondda, or anywhere else within the UK, and it was not your own fault, then you should contact an injury lawyer at Accident Advice Helpline to assist you in making an injury claim.
Elbow injuries can also be sustained through your employment. The very similar injuries of tennis elbow and golfers elbow are usually work related. They happen when the tendons from your forearm attach themselves to the bone around your elbow. Repetitive manual work such as the constant use of a screwdriver can cause this type of injury and your employer should be taking precautions to prevent this happening.
Other elbow injuries you may sustain in a road accident in Rhondda
Our elbow is the joint where the humorous in the upper arm, and the radius and ulna of the lower arm, meet. It is a joint that is easily damaged, both by direct impacts and more long terms problems caused by repetitive actions.
If you have a fall that directly injures your elbow, or a road accident in Rhondda that delivers a severe blow to the joint, you could have an injury severe enough to need medical attention and your arm could be out of action for some time.
Students elbow is the inflammation of a small sac of fluid behind the elbow that is caused by mild but repeated injury, quite often in people who lean on their elbows a lot. Hence the name, as students lean on their elbows a lot while studying.
A squashed or trapped nerve can be caused by general wear and tear that occurs in joints and bones as we age, but can also be caused through injuries to the elbow and a sprain or a broken elbow is usually the direct result of an accident of some sort.
Claiming for an elbow injury
If your injury happened in an accident that was the fault of someone else, and it needed medical attention, providing it has happened within the last three years you should contact Accident Advice Helpline for help in making your personal injury claim.
Accident Advice Helpline is used to dealing with all types of personal injury claims, and realise how painful and disabling this type of injury can be. We want to ensure that you get financial recompense from whoever caused your injury.
On our website there is a 30-second test to give you a rough idea whether you are entitled to compensation, and if so how much.
Or contact the helpline if you would rather speak to an advisor to discuss your case. We have a freephone number, 0800 180 4123 where you can contact them and they will always be ready and willing to help you all they can with your personal injury compensation claim.
Date Published: 19th March 2014
Author: David Brown