Hand injuries could be from bruising, broken bone or in worst case situations amputation. They tend to originate with accidents where impact is involved usually from falling. If you have suffered a hand 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.
Hand injuries are common and can involve a variety of structures such as the skin, tendons, nerves, blood vessels, bones and joints. Many injuries resolve in time but there are certain types that require interventional treatment.
Am related injuries can range from minor bruising to amputation of one or both hands. Typically injuries include:-
Tendon injuries are the second most common injury seen in the hand. They are usually caused by a penetrating injury and if not repaired can result in severe functional loss. islocations and sprains of finger or thumb joints can occur after a fall or whilst playing sport. Acute dislocations need to be reduced as soon as reasonably possilbe. Both injuries often result in stiffness which can take a long time to resolve. ref BSSH
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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