Bone Injury Compensation Claims Information
Bone injuries are caused by bending, fracturing and even breaking and can happen at home, work or on the roads. In many cases, it takes just a lapse of judgement or misunderstanding for this type of injury to happen. Most people suffer bone injuries as a result of road accidents, slips, trips and falls, accidents at the workplace or even during sporting events or workouts. Fortunately, bone injuries are classified as a personal injury and patients can seek compensation to help cover for the medical expenses of treatment as well as inconveniences caused. If you have been injured, the best option is to seek an experienced solicitor who can process your bone injury compensation claim
How Much Compensation Could I Claim for a Bone Injury?
The exact amount of compensation awarded to eligible claims varies depending on a number of factors. Compensation is calculated by the type and severity of the bone injury, including total medical expenses, lost wages during treatment, recuperation, inconveniences caused and recovery procedures. The compensation may range from £500 to £400,000 or more, again depending on the severity of the injury. Mild inflammation and pain may attract low compensation while injuries like complete/open fractures, complicated fractures and broken or fragmented bones attract more due to their severity.
What are the Symptoms Of Bone Injuries?
In order to make a bone injury compensation claim, the actual victim or their relatives needs to present a strong case to proceed. Claims are made using comprehensive documentation of the nature of the accident, injury, severity, medical expenses and lost wages. While most injuries have obvious symptoms, such as total fracture and dislocations, other bone injuries may take longer to fully understand. However, there are various signs and symptoms that can be used to diagnose a bone injury.
What are the Types of Bone Injuries That You Can Claim For?
How Can I Make a Compensation Claim for a Broken Bone?
Compensation is only awarded to victims whose cases have been won in court or as a compensation package agreed outside of court by those responsible for the injury. In order to make a compensation claim you will need to provide evidence of your bone injury and medical expenses, including exact receipts issued for treatments, evidence of lost wages and proof of irresponsibility to the injury. It is advisable to contract professional solicitors and attorneys for court representation and bargaining.
Bone Injury Compensation Claims Calculator
If you have suffered from a minor to serious broken bone injury, you could be owed compensation. Different types of broken bone injuries can range from broken and ankles to fractured ribs. The amount you could be entitled to depends on the severity of the injury but if you’re looking for an estimated amount, use Tylers simple bone injury compensation claims calculator below!
Broken Ankle Compensation Amounts
While all cases of bone injuries are serious, broken ankle injuries can be really painful and put you in a lot of discomfort. It’s likely that after this injury, your ankle will no longer be able to support your weight and you may need a cane to get around. However, it’s likely you’ll be out of work or daily activities for at least a few weeks.
Up to £52,000
Broken Wrist Compensation Amounts
Broken wrists can be excruciating and put you through a lot of pain. In most instances, it’s likely that the wrist won’t be able to stay localised and stable. It’s likely that treatment will be needed and surgery such as splints may need to be injected into the wrist to relieve some sort of pain and discomfort. Get in touch with Tylers today to make a claim.
Up to £26,500
Fractured Skull Compensation Amounts
A fractured skull can be one of the most serious injuries you can sustain. If you have suffered or are suffering with this injury, get in touch with us today. It’s likely that this may develop life-long complications that could have everlasting effects such as confusion, depression and many other problems that could escalate. Compensation will depend on severity.
£12,500 to £105,000
Broken Kneecap Compensation Amounts
In these instances, a broken kneecap will make it more or less impossible to walk on and treatment will almost certainly be needed. These injuries can be sustained from playing sports, an accident at work or other unfortunate public events. Get in touch with us today to get your claim started.
Up to £35,000
Frequently Asked Questions
What Happens After I Provide Evidence For My Broken Bone Compensation Claim?
Once all the evidence and documents have been provided, your solicitor will compile a case seeking your deserved compensation. Usually, diagnosis, treatment and recuperation process reports are required for the calculation of the compensation amount. We will keep in you in the know, every step of the way so you know we’re actively working on your case and making progress.
Is Tylers a No-Win, No-Fee Broken Bone Compensation Claims Solicitor?
When looking for compensation for personal injuries, going for a no-win-no-fee solicitor is always the best option. These solicitors do not demand any payment prior to winning your case and will not charge fees for lost claims. However, they do take a small percentage of the awarded compensation. There are many personal injury solicitors in the market and choosing an experienced professional should be a top priority.
How Long Might it Take for My Broken Bone Compensation Claim to Complete?
Compensation claims should be made as soon as the accident or diagnosis is made. However, claims can still be made 3 years after the initial injury, especially for cases that can take longer to show symptoms. Victims only need to present their evidence and documents to their chosen team of lawyers and the rest will be handled by the professionals in court proceedings, should it reach that far. More information on personal injuries and bone injury can be learnt from the UK legislation and national resource pages.
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