Upper Body Injury Claims

If you have recently received an injury to your upper body due to no fault of your own then you may be eligible to make a personal injury claim. Whether your injury is minor or severe, the repercussions could have a huge effect on you financially. Time taken off work can result in a loss of income to both you and your family and medical expenses do not come cheap – putting you out of pocket. If you believe that someone else is to blame for your recently incurred injury then give the Manners Pimblett team a call today and let us help you with your claim.

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How can Upper Body Injuries Occur?

Upper body injuries can occur in a whole host of situations and depending on the area of the injury can result in a wide range of compensation pay-outs. Some injuries may only be minor requiring a few days off work and some well-needed rest and relaxation.

More serious injuries including head and neck injuries can cause permanent debilitation. This can require lengthy and expensive stays in hospital followed by a full course of rehabilitation to regain proper function in the related organs. These injuries are most likely to require compensation pay-outs to cover medical costs and loss of income.

What is defined as an Upper Body injury?

Depending on what area of your upper body you have injured, compensation pay-outs can vary greatly, but some of the most common areas of injury include:

  • Back – one of the most common injuries in a workplace, these can occur through incorrect lifting as well as poor posture
  • Neck – Neck injuries can occur in a whole range of scenarios and are one of the most dangerous and difficult to fix. Neck injuries usually require a large amount of rehabilitation to ensure that the spinal areas are properly healed
  • Shoulder  – Shoulder injuries most commonly occur through lifting and moving heavy objects
  • Arm – Arm injuries can occur while carrying items, lifting items or even from falling from a height as the arm is often used to break a fall
  • Head – Head injuries are the most serious upper body injury and these can include small impact traumas right through to concussion and loss of life.

How can I make a claim?

If you have recently suffered an upper body injury through no fault of your own, then you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation to cover the cost of your medical expenses as well as any loss of income that you may have suffered as a result of your injury. If you want more information about making a claim or would like to get started, then call the Manners Pimblett team today and let our experts help you reclaim the money that is rightfully yours.

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