Eye injuries can be quite upsetting and painful. If you have suffered an eye injuries in an accident that was not your fault, then you should speak to the solicitors in Jarrow so they can assist you in making an injury compensation claim.
The human eye is a very delicate organ. Because of this they can be easily damaged, and there are lots of different ways that eye injuries can happen. It is not unusual for eyes to be injured in a:
- Road traffic accident
- Slip, trip or fall
- Work related accident
In fact your eyes could be injured in any type of accident that was not your fault, and you could easily have:
- Cuts to eyelids and eyeballs
- Foreign bodies in the eye
- A blow to the eye could cause the retina to become detached
- Your sight affected
In this list a just a few things that could happen to your eye. If any thing has happened to your eye that was not your fault then you should call the solicitors in Jarrow.
Minor eye injuries should heal themselves
Minor eye injuries should heal themselves within a few days. If your injury is more severe then you need medical attention immediately otherwise this could permanently affect your sight.
If you have any of the following symptoms, you should see a medical professional straight away:
- Wet eyes caused by an increase in the tears produced
- Dry eyes because of a lack of tears
- Blurred or distorted vision
- Eye muscles going into spasms causing squints
- The feeling you have something in your eye
- Redness of the eye
- Difficulty keeping the affected eyes open
- Eye Pain
- Sensitivity to light
Treatment of an eye injury
You should be guided by the medical professionals when it regards to the treatment of your eyes, as different eye injuries require different treatments. You should make sure that you do exactly as your doctor tells you to do, otherwise it could affect your sight at a later date. Never try to treat your eyes yourself as you can cause an injury to become worse.
Using the solicitors in Jarrow for you eye injury claim
If the accident that caused your eye injury was not your fault and it happened no more than three years ago, then you may be entitled to personal injury compensation.
Accident Advice Helpline has been assisting people with their personal injury compensation claims since 2000, and we have dealt with many thousands of cases including eye injury claims. Our solicitors have a great deal of experience in obtaining a fair compensation deal for clients, and they will keep the processes simple, quick and efficient making sure you have as little stress as possible.
Call our helpline on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone and in just a few minutes one of our advisers will talk through your accident with you, discuss your options and give you an idea about how much compensation you can expect. You can get guidance to the same information by completing our compensation calculator which will give you an answer in less than 30 seconds.
Date Published: 12th April 2014
Author: David Brown