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Broken Limbs

Broken limbs are often related to falls, accidents and any other kind of hits. Even an inopportune slip may lead to a serious bone fracture. The healing procedure may take months, thus rendering the patient to stick to the bed, leading his or her loss of income and loss of activities. The treatment procedure of fractures is not only expensive but also extremely painful. During the recovery period, the activities of the patient may get limited to the fracture’s pain threshold. Therefore, it is favourable to file a claim for personal injury in order to compensate for the physical, financial as well as mental damages the person has suffered from.

We hear about lots of bone fractures resulting from unfortunate accidents, be it a slip or fall or a motor vehicle crash. A vehicle accident, a fall or suddenly hitting an object may bring trauma to the bone, resulting in a broken limb. Usually upon hitting itself, a sound of snap or crack can be heard, which means that the bone has broken. There is swelling in the area and the skin becomes tender. X-ray will clearly show the real damage caused to the bone. The Chiropractor, the person who is a specialist of bones, usually uses braces, casts or splints to fix the broken limb and make sure that it heals correctly. In more complicated cases, he or she may also use pins, screws, metal plates and other internal fixation procedures that are implanted into the bone tissues.

In order to get the compensation from the responsible party, the patient has to seek help from a professional personal injury attorney, who is experienced enough to know how the claim should be presented before the court. These professional lawyers are experienced and proficient enough to claim for compensation, but the injured party needs to contact the one in time. Personal injury lawsuits are a viable option for the victims of broken limbs. Apart from the physical pain suffered by the injured person, the lawsuit also takes into account the financial adversity and mental anguish that the victim had to go through because of the accident. Ordinary people do not have sufficient knowledge regarding the laws and procedures of the court case, but the lawyers are experienced and expert enough to help it out. They study the case thoroughly and determine against whom the claim has to be filed, what is the possible compensation amount obtainable and how long the case can take. Taking assistance from a personal injury solicitor will definitely make the case stronger.

Cyclist knocked over by car
Mr G was knocked off his bicycle by a car pulling out of a side road, fracturing his left leg. The defendant insurers blamed him for the accident alleging he had ridden on the pavement and not given way to their car. Cooks obtained photographs and sketch plans of the accident site and agreed with Mr G to issue his claim. As soon as the documents were lodged with the Court, the defendant insurers accepted liability and settled the claim in the sum of £5,420.58. He said:
"Excellent service – I cannot thank you enough for all the help and advice that I received from my Solicitor. No regrets choosing Cooks Legal 100%."
Mr G from Middlesex