Have you suffered a broken bone or fracture?
Unfortunately, broken bones and fractures are relatively common injuries and they can occur in a number of ways. Although people tend to think that fractures aren’t as serious as breaks, this isn’t always true.
In fact, there are a number of different types of fractures, such as:
- A displaced fracture- this means that not only have the bones broken but they have moved out of position as well
- A non displaced fracture – this is a clean straight break with no bone movement
- An open fracture – this is when the skin has been penetrated and the break can be seen through the skin leaving an open wound.
- A closed fracture- this is when the bone is broken under the skin but the skins has not been penetrated.
If you yourself or anyone you know gets a bone fracture then you should seek medical attention immediately, especially if it is an open fracture as you may need antibiotics to prevent infection.
Could you make a South Bucks accident at work claim?
If you’ve suffered this type of injury whilst in the workplace, you could be eligible to obtain compensation. Of course, to make a South Bucks accident at work claim, you’ll need to show that you weren’t responsible for your injuries.
If your employer is liable, it’s likely that your South Bucks accident at work claim will be successful and you should be awarded compensation.
Before you make your claim, you’ll need to have obtained medical treatment but, as a broken bone or fracture is extremely painful, it’s likely that you’ll have sought help quickly.
Contact Accident Advice Helpline now
If you’re planning to make a South Bucks accident at work claim, you may need to act quickly. In most cases, claimants only have 3 years’ to make a claim after an accident has occurred so you’ll need to take action before the deadline.
If the cost of making a South Bucks accident at work claim is putting you off taking legal action, we can help. At Accident Advice Helpline we always work on a no-win, no-fee basis so you won’t have to pay anything upfront to get your claim started.
If you’d like to find out more about claiming compensation after a workplace accident, why not contact us today? Simpy call us on 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 if you’re calling from a mobile and speak to a member of our personal injury team.
Call Accident Advice Helpline now and you may be surprised at how quickly you could obtain compensation!
Date Published: 4th November 2014
Author: David Brown