Car accidents can cause many different types of injuries one of which is spinal injuries. Spinal injuries sustained in a traumatic event such as a car accident is referred to as a ‘Spinal Cord Injury’ as it was not caused by a disease. These types of injuries, if not caused by yourself, could lead to vehicle accident claims in Llandudno.
The symptoms of a spinal injury will vary depending on the area of the spine that is damaged and the severity of the injury. Anyone suffering from a spinal injury will be in a lot of pain and in very serious cases people can even be paralysed. Spinal injuries can be particularly traumatic and cause emotional trauma when they leave people incontinent and feel a loss of sensation or numbness in the injured area.
Treatment for spinal injuries again varies depending on the seriousness of the injury and the area which has been damaged. Some treatments include a plaster cast for many weeks to heal broken bones, bones may need to be replaced by metal rods if they are too badly damaged, the patient will then need several months physiotherapy sessions and sometimes much longer, even years.
If you had a car accident that has left you suffering from a spinal injury this could have had a real impact on you and your family’s lives. Not only will you now be immobile and in a lot of pain but there is no way you will be able to work putting a real financial burden on the whole family. You will need extra care and someone to do the everyday chores around the house, travel expenses, prescriptions and possibly childcare, which all adds to your monthly expenses.
You could be entitled to make vehicle accident claims in Llandudno for compensation to claim back some if not all of the loses you have incurred due to your car accident. To be eligible to make vehicle accident claims in Llandudno you will need to fit the criteria which is the car accident must have been someone else’s fault, your spinal injury must have been treated by a medical professional and the accident needs to have happened in the last three years. If you can say yes to all the above you may be able to make a personal injury claim.
How to make vehicle accident claims in Llandudno for spinal injuries
Accident Advice Helpline has a free phone number 0800 689 0500 or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile phone. Where a team of knowledgeable and experienced advisors are on hand to talk through the circumstances of your car accident, the details of your spinal injury and whether or not you are eligible to make a claim for your personal injury. The service works on a ‘no win, no fee*’ basis so you can be assured that you will not have the financial worry of making a claim.
Date Published: 17th November 2014
Author: David Brown