Compound Fracture? – How Much Compensation? – National Cases – Call Us > 0800 699 0079 – £££
If you wish to file a compensation claim for a compound fracture then you should discuss your case with one of our specialist solicitors who’re widely experienced in dealing with compound fracture cases.
Speaking with professional solicitors in a first instance ensures that your compound fracture compensation claim has the best chance of success.
Contact Tylers Solicitors today and receive expert support with competent and professional personal injury lawyers who have a wealth of experience in processing claims for compound fracture sufferers.
Do you wish to proceed with your compound fracture compensation claim? Call Tylers Solicitors (freephone) on 0800 699 0079 who can then proceed to talk you through your compound fracture compensation claim. Alternatively, if you’re using your mobile phone, call 0333 577 0320, which is free to call with free minutes on your mobile phone. We are a no win no fee compound fracture personal injury solicitors.
What exactly is a compound fracture?
A compound fracture is generally understood to be a body injury whereby the bones in the body are broken and pierce the skin causing an even greater risk of acquiring major infections.
Compound fractures also include when a broken bone in the body is overlying the skin but has not yet pierced through the skin well enough to be visible on the body surface or exposed to air.
How much compensation can you claim for a compound fracture?
Like all; compound fracture claims vary in compensation rates and are dependant on circumstances and severity of the case. If you’ve suffered a compound fracture injury which wasn’t your fault then you may be entitled to a life changing sum. Contact Tylers Solicitors today and we can make a more informed estimation on the amount of compensation you could claim when looking at the circumstances, evidence and severity of your compound fracture injury.
Symptoms of a compound fracture diagnosis
If you think you’re suffering from a compound fracture injury, take a look at the following most common symptoms (please note, if you’re suffering from any of the following, Tylers Solicitors recommends you urgently seek medical advice):
- Excruciating pain located in the injured body area which heightens when the body part is moved.
- Swelling around the injured area which is due to the fractured bone being displaced from its actual position and has pierced the internal flesh to get to the skin whether it pierces it or not.
- Deformity of the injured body part. This tends to occur when the bone is already fractured and broken away from its original attachment. For example, if a compound fracture takes place in the arm then the arm below the fracture will lean more outward in search for firm balance whereas the bone upwards to the shoulder will remains in the same position as it is still firmly attached to the other bone structure of the body.
- In open compound fractures: the bone is visible as it does pierce through the skin and in the closed compound fracture: the bone does not protrude the skin and can somehow look like a point object under the skin.
- An injured individual will be unable to function the injured body part as in the case of the fractured arm used above the individual will be completely unable to move their arm and hand as freely as they could before.
- Bruising along the body area in which the injury has occurred.
The steps of diagnosing a compound fractured bone are:
- By first heading to the hospital to attain medical assistance. With this in mind an X-ray will be performed in order to examine the fracture and how severe it is. It will also be important to ascertain the cause of the fracture.
- In order to reduce the swelling and pain, ice is placed on the injured area and then this is very gently massaged for 15 to 20 minutes at a time, wrapping the ice in this injured area is important but it should not be done directly as the ice can burn the skin. This will help to soothe the inflammation.
- Once the proper diagnosis has been stipulated by the doctor you will be advised on the procedure for healing such as possible surgical procedures or if it is not very severe it may also be repositioned to a point were it can heal on its own with the addition of pain medications prescribed to support the healing process.
Are you a No Win, No Fee’ claims solicitor?
Yes we are a no win no fee claim solicitor as we do understand the major financial challenges our clients have to undertake with the health procedures they need to undergo in order to regain their health.
Where can I find out more information?
You can visit us at our office premises or call us today and we can talk you through everything you need to know about compound fracture injuries.
How to make a compensation claim?
You will need to consult a professional, skilled solicitor who has expert knowledge in dealing with these cases. You will also need to have your medical details provided for the compensation claim to be valid enough with evidence. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we’d also advise you take as many photographs as possible of your injury and (or) injury causes to further support your case.
How long until I can claim?
You can make your claim as soon as your medical report is written up though you do have a time limit of three years (from diagnosis) to make a compound fracture compensation claim.
Contact Tylers Solicitors today!
If you would like to make a compensation claim for a compound fracture case then call Tylers Solicitors today for a no-obligation chat on (freephone) 0800 699 0079 today!