Arm injuries include injuries to the upper arm, forearm, wrist and elbow. The severity of injury could be from a muscle sprain, broken bone or in worst case situations amputation. They tend to originate with accidents where impact is involved usually from falling or lifting. If you have suffered an arm injury through negligence by another person or company you could be entitled to a claim for compensation.
Accidents occuring within some industries are more likely to result with an arm related injury. Notable industries are builders, manufacturing, factory, packaging, warehouses, nursing, care workers, police officers and gardeners. In reality arm injuries can occur from almost any situation where impact occurs or where you may naturally extend your arm to break a fall.
Am related injuries can range from minor bruising to amputation of one or both arms. Typically injuries include:-
The amount of money an injury awarded in a compensation claim is calculated by the court using guidelines provided by the Judicial Studies Board (JSB). These guidelines provide advice to a judge about how much compensation to award to a party for a particular injury and is the basis of discussions between us and the other party's insurer.
The JSB guidelines are only a range and your personal circumstances, the effects on your daily living in work and at home are all considered. We strive to get you the maximum compensation possible.
Matt suffered an arm injury from a fall
whilst he was working on a roof. The ladder he was on was not securely fixed and slipped. He fell from a first storey height. He broke his arm on landing and was off work for 3 months. He was awarded £12,000 compensation and received physiotherapy to help him recover.
Names and details changed to provided anonimity
Choosing a personal injury lawyer to represent you can be a daunting process. But by choosing us you are assured of a service where you speak with the solicitor handling your case directly. You will receive accurate information regarding your situation and be able to able to talk with someone who understands your situation.
As part of the claim process we will ensure you receive rehabilitation such as physiotherapy or CBT, a full detailed medical report, interim payments for loss of income and the full compensation you deserve.
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