Claims for Fractured Bones
We specialise in helping victims of injury claim the compensation they deserve
Claims for Fractured Bones
More than 600,000 fractured bones are diagnosed every year in the UK. Some of these are inevitable accidents, while others may be due to debilitating conditions like osteoporosis.
A significant proportion, however, result from avoidable accidents where the victim is blameless. If that sounds familiar, you need to talk to The Compensation Experts, as our advisors can help.
What is a Fractured Bone Claim?
If you have suffered a fractured or broken bone, due to another party’s error or negligence, you could be entitled to compensation. Broken bones can occur in many ways including:
- Road traffic accident
- Slip, trip, or fall
- Falling from height
- Being moved incorrectly in hospital or a nursing home
- At work, such as in a construction accident
Fractures are often far from straightforward breaks. They may require surgery, to set and correct the bone’s placement and you might suffer scarring if the bone punctures the skin. You may also need bone grafts or additional treatments such as physiotherapy.
Children, whose bones are softer, may suffer a bowing fracture, where the bone bends painfully but does not break. Older patients, or those with more fragile bones, may suffer from a comminute fracture where the bone is crushed.
To give your claim the best chance of success, it is important to engage with a personal injury lawyer who understands the variety and implications of different breaks – and who also understands how the law around winning compensation for them works.
Claiming Compensation for a Broken Bone
We work with lawyers who have extensive experience in handling compensation claims for broken bones, and will actively pursue the best possible outcome for your claim.
Calculating compensation for fractures and personal injury varies, according to the severity of your injury and the impact it has had on your daily life. For example, a driver who fractures their elbow and is unable to work for twelve weeks is likely to receive a higher payment than a child who has a clean break on their non-dominant arm. The circumstances around every claim are unique, so your personal injury solicitor will treat you as an individual.
Upfront Payment, or No Win No Fee?
At The Compensation Experts, we offer our clients a No Win No Fee* scheme, to take the financial risk out of fractured bone compensation claims. Rather than pay your legal fees upfront, you and your lawyer will agree on a percentage to be deducted from the compensation they obtain on your behalf.
If your claim is unsuccessful, you do not have to pay any legal fees; compensation claims can be lengthy and expensive, but choosing a No Win No Fee agreement will ensure you are not penalised financially if you don’t win what you deserve.
Fill in our online contact form, to find out more about making a fractured bone claim. There is no cost or obligation for your initial consultation, and our friendly experts are happy to give you advice on how to proceed.
*conditions may apply
Am I eligible?
If you have suffered a fractured bone in the last 3 years, due to someone else’s negligence, you might be able to claim compensation.
If you were a child at the time of the accident, you may have a longer period to claim. Get in touch, and we can guide you through the next steps.
How much could I claim?
Every fracture is different, so the amount of compensation paid out often varies between cases. Factors that contribute towards the final figure include the extent of your fracture, any loss of earnings, and estimated future losses.
Our dedicated team of experts will give you an indication of how much you could potentially claim for.
How does the process work?
When making a fracture claim, it’s helpful to know what the process entails. That’s why our lawyers make each claim as transparent & clear as possible.
Your solicitor will gather all the evidence, and notify the negligent party that you wish to begin bone fracture claim proceedings. Negotiating on your behalf, your lawyer will ensure that you are kept up to date every step of the way.