Chest Injury Compensation Claims
Suffered a chest injury in a road accident, in an accident at work or at a public place? If you have suffered chest injury due to the negligence of another person, you may be eligible to make chest injury claims. At injuryclaims.co.uk, our solicitors have years of experience handling all types of personal injury claims including chest injury claims. You must understand that any chest injury you sustain due to the negligence of another person could give you an opportunity to claim for compensation. So if you believe someone else is to be blamed for the chest injuries you suffered, we would like to help you get your chest injury claims started.
Chest injuries can be really painful. Moreover, they can be potentially dangerous as well. If you experience chest pains after getting involved in an accident, you must seek medical attention immediately. Chest pains and injuries can give rise to serious complications such as punctured liver, collapsed lungs, bleeding into the chest wall cavity and so on. Sometimes, victims of accidents also suffer fractured collar bones and cracked ribs after getting involved in an accident.
Types of chest injury
Chest injuries vary greatly and some of the common types of chest injuries that can give rise to potential chest injury claims include:
- Traumatic chest injuries causing permanent damage to the internal organs or causing physical disabilities
- Chest injuries causing continuing disabilities
- Simple injuries causing tissue damage
- Chest injuries caused by smoke inhalation and toxic fumes
Compensation guidelines for chest injuries
Compensation for chest injuries can often be difficult to quantify. Most of the chest injuries that can give rise to potential chest injury compensation claims results from industrial diseases. For example, you may be at a risk of developing chest injuries if you work in an environment where you have to come into contact with hazardous chemicals on a regular basis. No two chest injury claims are the same and therefore individual circumstances are taken into consideration at the time of awarding compensation. In most cases, the amount of compensation that is awarded depends on the age of the victim, gender, the effect the injury has on the life of the victim, the effect the injury has on the capacity of the victim to work, financial losses that the victim has suffered, etc.
- For severe chest injuries that has resulted in significant damage and scarring, the victim may be eligible to obtain compensation in the region of £22650- £60000.
- For moderate chest injuries, the victim may receive up to £22,650.
- For minor chest injuries that has led to some damage, but has not affected lung functioning seriously, the victim may be eligible to receive up to £7500.
- However, for simple fractures of the ribs that may be healed within a couple of months, compensation amount may be region of £1000-£7500.
Apart from general damages, the victim of chest injuries may also be eligible to obtain compensation for special damages. Special damages include the amount of money that the victim has spent on medical costs, prescription costs, traveling costs, etc. Special damages will also include any loss of earnings that the victim has suffered and all the expenses that incurred as a direct result of the injury.
We can help you claim the compensation you deserve
If you have suffered chest injuries due to no fault of your own, it is important for you to seek expert legal advice in order to get your chest injury claim moving. Our solicitors have the necessary skills and expertise needed to help you win the highest level of compensation that you may entitled to following a successful chest injury claim.
To find out more information about making a no win no fee personal injury claim, contact us for a free case assessment. Our solicitors have years of experience dealing with personal injury claims and will be happy to discuss your accident and let you know if you are eligible to receive compensation for your chest injury.