Our expert team have helped hundreds of clients with serious injuries to secure millions of pounds of compensation. They will keep you up-to-date at every step of the claims process, and we also offer No Win No Fee funding – so you can make a claim with no hidden costs.
What types of fractures are there?
A break in a bone, of any size, is called a fracture. A multiple-fractures injury is the fracture (also referred to as a ‘break’) of several bones occurring simultaneously, or a fracture at one or more places in one bone. If the bone pierces the skin, it is known as a compound fracture. Most fractures are identified on x-ray, and appropriate treatment provided.
Who is responsible for my serious fracture injury?
Our specialist personal injury team will investigate the details of your injury to determine who — if anyone — was responsible for what happened. There’s always an element of risk with everything in life and sometimes it’s no one’s fault. However, this isn’t always the case and property occupiers, such as property owners, businesses and local authorities have a duty of care to those who visit their premises. If there is a chance your injury was preventable, you may be able to make a personal injury compensation claim. We will examine all the details of your injury and advise who was at fault. You may or may not be partially responsible for what happened but someone else (such as a business owner or local council) may also be to blame.
Healthcare professionals have a duty of care to their patients and a responsibility to provide prompt and effective treatment. If your fracture was missed at x-ray and then worsened, this may constitute medical negligence and you may be entitled to compensation.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you’ve suffered a serious facture injury due to an accident or negligence that wasn’t your fault, then it’s possible you may have a compensation claim. Our specialist personal injury and medical negligence teams offers a free, no-obligation chat to assess your case and will advise you if your claim has a reasonable prospect of success.
Yes. The general rule is that you have three years from the date of the accident or the date when you realised your injury may have been caused by someone else’s negligence.
If you are claiming on behalf of a child, you can claim at any time until the child turns 18. When the child turns 18, they can bring a claim in their own right but the three year time limit will then apply and they will have until they are 21 to do so.
There are exceptions to this rule. For example, there is no time limit for people who don’t have the mental capacity to make legal decisions and different time limits apply for some injuries or illnesses sustained abroad.
Time can be a critical factor in compensation claims, so it’s important to get in touch with our specialist personal injury team as soon as possible for expert advice.
The compensation you receive depends on the severity of injuries you’ve suffered and the impact on your life. Severe, life-changing injuries will involve more compensation to cover medical bills, rehabilitation, care and support, adaptations to the home and loss of earnings and pension.
Starting a serious bone fractures compensation claim is straightforward. To begin your claim, contact us on Freephone 0800 884 0777 or online for a free, no obligation chat. Click here to learn more about our team and the high level of expertise in your area of injury.
After an initial consultation phone call, your specialist solicitor will come to visit you in your home – or a location at your convenience – to discuss the details of your claim. This will include information such as how your injuries occurred and the impact that your injuries have on your day-to-day life, so they can understand your needs and advise you on the compensation you may be able to claim.
Our legal expert will also use this as an opportunity to talk you through the process of making a claim and to explain your funding options and any relevant paperwork for making your claim.
From that point on, your solicitor will pursue your claim on your behalf. The next step will be to contact the defendant’s insurers and to start gathering evidence to support your claim, liaising with medical experts and healthcare providers to access your records. Your solicitor will keep you updated as your claim progresses and at every step of the process.
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If you have a question that is not listed above, please visit our FAQs page. Alternatively, please call our specialist team on Freephone 0800 884 0777 or contact us online for a free, no-obligation chat.
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Why choose us?
As expert solicitors focusing on serious personal injury and medical negligence, you can trust us to get the best results for you and your family.
We understand what you are going through, and we will be there for you every step of the way throughout your claim and beyond.
No Win No Fee
Our No Win No Fee guarantee means you can make a risk-free compensation claim with no legal costs or charges if your claim is unsuccessful.
Specialist rehabilitation, medical care and support can make a huge difference in your life. We work with the best providers to get the treatment you need.
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