Compensation for Chest Injuries

As one of the main areas of our body, our chest is responsible for housing some of the most important organs in our body and any injuries in this area can cause serious health issues and potential long term damage. Potential chest injuries can cause health problems for the lungs, heart and rib cage which can lead to respiratory illnesses and potential heart health problems.

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As the chest is one of the larger areas of the body, injuries to this body part are quite common and can occur in a number of different situations. Regardless of how you are injured, or the severity of your injuries, chest injuries can have a major impact on your lifestyle and your health and as a result you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation if there was any negligence involved. 

Where could I sustain a Chest Injury?

There are a number of situations where you could potentially sustain a chest injury, some of the most common situations include:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Falls from a height
  • Workplace injuries
  • Injuries sustained during sport
  • Injuries sustained through physical abuse or a fight.

What injuries could I claim for?

There are a number of potential chest injuries that you could sustain from these situations and these include:

  • Injuries to the chest wall
  • Injuries to the pulmonary system
  • Injuries to the rib cage and surrounding bones/tissue
  • Cardiac injuries.

Who could I make a claim against for Chest Injury?

You could be eligible to make a claim against anyone who you feel has been negligent towards you. If you have been involved in a workplace injury this could be your employer, if you are involved in a road traffic accident it could be another driver who was at fault, or if your injuries were sustained during sport or through a physical fight then you could be eligible to claim against another individual who has led to your injuries. 

What can Manners Pimblett do to help my case?

Working together with industry experts, the team at Manners Pimblett are on hand to help you throughout the personal injury process, every step of the way. Our team bring together a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you with your claim, ensuring that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to.

To find out more about how working with Manners Pimblett can help your personal injury claim, give the team a call today on 0845 077 0772.  

 

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