Fractured bones can be extremely painful, they can take a long time to heal, and may result in long-term disfigurement. Sometimes people don’t regard fractured bones as a serious injury; however, this sort of injury could involve a fracture to the skull resulting in brain damage, or a fractured hip leading to life-long mobility difficulties.
Symptoms & Complications from Fractured Bone Injuries
- Severe pain (with the possibility of developing chronic pain syndrome)
- Open fracture
- Fractured bones requiring surgery
- Future disability
The most obvious symptom of a fractured bone is severe pain; this can last for weeks, months or years dependant on the severity of your injury. Disfigurement can result if a fractured bone injury creates an inequality of leg length, this could cause permanent limping and you may require mobility help.
Common causes of Fractured Bones
Fractured bones are an impact injury and generally occur during accidents that have some degree of trauma. Express Solicitors have handled numerous fractured bone cases mainly occurring from; road traffic accidents, trips and falls, and accidents at work.
Express Solicitors has a specialist Serious Injury Department that has expertise and experience in handling fractured bone claims.
We will ensure that all claims are dealt with promptly and thoroughly.
Express Solicitors always aim to obtain the maximum amount of compensation possible for clients.
When conducting a fractured bones claim the following will be taken into account:
- Loss of earnings
- Cost of future medical care
- Pain and suffering sustained as a result of the injury