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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Solicitors in Haverhill

    Personal Injury Solicitors in Haverhill

    You may have an accident in which you injure your wrist, and this can happen at any place or at any time, it does not matter where you live or what you are doing. Here at Accident Advice Helpline, we hope this does not happen to you, but if it does, then you should call us and speak to the solicitors in Haverhill to let us help you to make a personal injury compensation claim.

    How wrist injuries happen and why you may want to speak to the solicitors in Haverhill

    Injuring your wrist can happen in lots of different ways. It could happen in a fall, by some force from an object or a collision.

    In most cases the wrist is fractured. This can generally take up to six to eight weeks to heal in adults, less time in children and a little longer in elderly people.

    How you will know you have a broken wrist

    If you break your wrist you will know about it because:

    • 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 selling or tenderness around the injured area

    What you should do for a broken wrist

    One of the first things you should do is go to your local hospital, but before you do:

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    • Use an ice pack, it will help reduce the swelling and the pain
    • Try not to eat or drink anything, you may need a general anesthetic if surgery is necessary.
    • You can stabilise the injury by using a towel as a sling.

    If your fractured wrist was not your fault, what you should do next

    If you have fractured your wrist because someone else was reckless, then you may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim, using the solicitors in Haverhill.

    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 endeavor 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 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone, and speak to one of our friendly advisers, 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: 2nd April 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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