Chest Injuries from a Road Traffic Accident

Road traffic accidents are incredibly common right across the UK and each day many motorists receive injuries through the negligence of another road user or governing body. In general any type of impact can have devastating consequences for any vehicle occupants, especially if they are traveling at high speed and one common injury that comes out of these events is a chest injury.

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Your chest is one of the most important areas of the body and it houses some of the body’s most important organs, as a result any injuries in this area could have a serious impact on your lifestyle and you therefore may consider making a compensation claim.

Where might I sustain a Chest Injury?

Chest injuries can be sustained in a number of ways, but when it comes to road traffic accidents some of the most common occurrences include:

  • Accidents involving multiple vehicles
  • Accidents at an intersection
  • Accidents which involve a side-on collision
  • Accidents due to driver negligence
  • Accidents while driving in poor or hazardous conditions. 

What are some common Chest Injuries I might sustain?

Car accidents can lead to a number of different chest injuries, but some that you may consider making a claim for include:

  • Fractured or broken ribs
  • Punctured or ruptured lung
  • Heart trauma
  • Fractured sternum
  • Diaphragm injuries. 

Who could I consider claiming against?

If you have been injured through the negligence of another person then no matter how big or small they are, you could be eligible to make a compensation claim against them. This claim could cover any potential income that you have lost as a result of your injuries or any medical fees that you have had to cover. 

In the case of a road traffic accident, your claim could be lodged against any negligent party, whether it is the road authority who has provided you with unsafe roads or failed to clear poor weather conditions, or whether it’s another road user whose negligence may have led to you incurring a number of injuries. 

How can I start my claim?

Getting your claim started is easy when you are working with a team of industry experts and at Manners Pimblett we are here to help you right the way through your personal injury claim. Our team of experts are here to guide you throughout the process, every step of the way, ensuring that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to.

For more information about how Manners Pimblett can work with you, contact the team on 0845 077 0772. 

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