Chest Injury Compensation Claims Leeds
Accidents leading to chest injuries are rare, but extremely dangerous. An injury to the chest can lead to organ damage, broken ribs, and even death. It is of the utmost importance that our heart and lungs continue to function uninterrupted, and chest injuries can jeopardise that. If you have suffered from a chest injury in Leeds, and are not at fault, you’re likely to have a strong case to claim personal injury compensation. We can help you do this on a no, win, no fee* basis.
To find out if you can claim, as well as how much compensation you could stand to receive, call us on 01132 234 466^ and speak to our friendly team today.
Causes of Chest Injury
A chest injury can be sustained from many different types of accidents. For those that happen that aren’t your fault, someone must have acted negligently in Leeds to allow such a serious injury to happen.
Chest Injury – Accidents at Work in Leeds
Injuries to the chest at work often come from crushing accidents. Be it an object falling, a workplace vehicle collision, machinery striking you – these are all serious lapses in health and safety, making your employer liable for your injuries. Even falling from a height can cause broken ribs and organ damage. If any of these have happened to you whilst working in Leeds, there’s a strong chance you will be due accident at work compensation.
Injuries to the Chest in Leeds‘s Public Places
Shops, supermarkets, and other businesses in Leeds are usually safe spaces. However, accidents can happen in public places, and when they do, the business could be liable for the injury. Fortunately, slips, trips, and falls are the more typical accident to happen in these places, and most of these injuries are minor. However, they can, lead to chest injuries. They can also be caused by falling displays and shelving.
Chest Injury Causes – Road Traffic Accidents
Chest Injuries aren’t usually an isolated area for damage to occur in a road traffic accident. A number of different parts of our body, such as our necks, are prone to injury in car accidents. Chest injuries are no different, especially where seatbelts are concerned. But in the event of motorcycle crashes, pedestrian knockdowns, or bicycle accidents, there is very little protecting the exposed areas of the body – the chest being one of them. This can lead to serious injury, and even death.
Chest injuries are seriously dangerous, regardless of how they’ve been sustained. If you’re not the cause of the accident in Leeds, we can help you claim compensation. Call us on 01132 234 466^ to speak to our injury claims team and get a free assessment of your case.
Types of Chest Injuries
Common forms of chest injury are broken ribs and organ damage. Neither of these are minor injuries, which can prove fatal in certain conditions. Even rib breakages can puncture the heart and lungs. Everything within your chest needs to be operating around the clock for you to survive, which is why it is so critical to avoid injury to the chest.
When it comes to personal injury claims, industrial diseases that cause you harm are considered as “injuries.” Such exposure to dangerous substances, like Asbestos, can cause deadly diseases to develop, like Mesothelioma. Occupational diseases that can affect the chest area are COPD, lung disease, and Asbestos-related diseases, to name a few. In these instances, your employer may be liable for your deteriorating health.
If you suffered a chest injury and the short-term effects of it, there maybe complications further down the road. This why our personal injury solicitors** for Leeds will examine your medical records closely for any potential loss in the future. Contact our expert team today on 01132 234 466^ to start your claim.
Make a Claim for Chest Injuries
Making a personal injury claim with us is a simple case of picking up the phone. Our team will help you establish who’s at fault and how much compensation your chest injuries warrant. We’ll guide you through all the steps, such as acquiring medical records and establishing witnesses, to secure the highest compensation award possible for your chest injuries.
If you are considering making a claim, make sure to do so within the 3-year limit, as stipulated in the Limitation Act of 1980. This is from 3 years of knowledge of the injury – such as with an industrial disease or discovery of a condition onset by injury. We know 3 years can seem a long time, but your sole focus should be on recovery after an accident. Such time can race by, so don’t delay in calling our personal injury solicitors** of Leeds today on 01132 234 466^.
Chest Injury Compensation – No Win, No Fee
What’s more is that we can help you claim for your chest injury on a no win, no fee* basis. This means that, without any of the up-front fees incurred from seeking guidance, you won’t pay anything until your compensation claim is successful. And if it isn’t, you won’t lose any money, as our costs will be covered by After the Event insurance. All of this, and the exceptions, will be discussed with you, so you know exactly where you stand before you claim. Offering no win, no fee* personal injury compensation means we can help anyone seek justice and damages when they have been injured, regardless of their circumstances.