Fracture Compensation Claim
Have you suffered a fracture in an incident that wasn’t your fault? Well, you may be entitled to a Fracture Compensation Claim.
A fracture is the medical term for a broken bone, often caused by a strong force, impact, pressure or stress. You may have suffered your fracture as a result of a car or work accident but, whatever the cause, it is usually a very painful and unpleasant experience.
This is where Claims National aim to help you. We specialise in providing legal help and support for people who have suffered fractures as a result of someone else’s negligence.
We will help you make the right decision and secure the compensation you deserve. Your case will be dealt with in a strictly professional and confidential manor. Win, lose or draw you will not pay a penny for our legal fees and we will take your case on a ‘No Win, No Fee’ basis, receiving 100% compensation in the process.
Useful Information on Fracture Injuries
On average, a person is expected to experience two fractures in his or her lifetime. Below is a list of the different types of fracture you may experience:
- Closed (Simple) fracture: A fracture in which the skin is intact.
- Open (Compound) fracture: A fracture which a bone is exposed.
- Complete fracture: A fracture in which bone fragments separate completely.
- Incomplete fracture: A fracture in which the bone fragments are still partially joined.
- Linear fracture: A fracture that is parallel to the bone’s long axis.
- Transverse fracture: A fracture that is at a right angle to the bone’s long axis.
- Oblique fracture: A fracture that is diagonal to a bone’s long axis.
- Spiral fracture: A fracture where at least one part of the bone has been twisted.
- Comminuted fracture: A fracture in which the bone has broken into a number of pieces.
- Compacted fracture: A fracture caused when bone fragments are driven into each other.
** Please Note ** If you have suffered a fracture as a result of an accident we strongly advise you should seek medical attention straight away.
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Fractures can be caused by various different things, which include:
- Children’s accidents – this could be from playing on the playground, playing sports, oad traffic accidents etc.
- Falls from heights – eg. Ladders, roofs, stairs, steps, balconies etc.
- Faulty products – faulty ladders, stairs, harnesses etc.
- Holiday accidents
- Hospital accidents – negligence
- Industrial accidents – such as from forklifts or other machinery
- Medical negligence – this could be misdiagnosis, undiagnosed, birth injuries, wrong treatment, treatment delays etc.
- Public liability accidents
- Road traffic accidents
- School/college accidents
- Slips, trips and falls – this can include slipping on a wet surface with no warning sign present, for example.
- Sports accidents
- Work related accidents
The exact amount of your compensation will be decided after an assessment of your injuries. Factors affecting the amount of compensation you can receive include estimated recovery time, rehabilitation, further medical treatment, lifelong care, loss of earnings, and necessary adaptations to your home due to your injuries.