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Wrist Injuries:

The wrist is one of the most sensitive parts of the arm making it highly susceptible to bone and ligament damage. The most common cause of a wrist injury is through an accident, and usually occurs when trying to break a fall with your hands or from direct impact to the wrists.

This can result in injuries such as:

  • Tendonitis.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (repetitive motion injury).
  • Breakages.
  • Nerve damage.
  • Common causes of wrist injuries include:
  • The most common causes for a wrist injury accident to occur are:
  • Sporting accidents.
  • Slips, trips or falls.
  • Accidents at work.
  • Road traffic accidents.
  • Industrial accidents.
  • Incidents involving fire.
  • Poor body mechanics.
  • A sudden increase in an exercise routine.
  • Age-related body changes.

How much could you claim for an injury to the wrist?

A claim for wrist damage can only be made if the accident was the result of the negligence of another person. Compensation that is claimed can be used to cover loss of earnings, rehabilitation and hospitals bills.

Wrist injury claims are judged on the severity of the damage and recovery time:

Loss of use of one wrist: £30,00

Major trauma to one wrist with permanent symptoms: £20,000

Broken wrist or equivalent with incomplete recovery: £10,000

Broken wrist or equivalent with full recovery: £5,000

Every attempt has been made to make all information provided as accurate as possible.

The amount of compensation you receive for your wrist injury may be more as aspects of financial losses and expenses have yet still to be considered.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a wrist injury and you are seeking legal advice, get in touch with Grieves solicitors today by calling us on 0800 0747 644. Alternatively, fill in our claim form and our team will get back to you.

The compensation you are entitled to:

1. Pain and suffering of the injury (General damages): Wrist injury can lead to the victim experiencing pain for which there is right of compensation.

2. Financial losses and expenses (Special damages): Financial losses can include income which is lost for the time taken off work, travel expenses, medical expenses etc.

How to make a wrist Injury Claim?

Specialist analysis of the condition forms the basis of your claim, one of our solicitors will arrange a medical examination as part of your claim progression. From the beginning of your claim, our team will work with you, your family and the medical team to ensure the earliest form of recovery and compensation is available.

Before starting your personal injury compensation claim, contact Grieves Solicitors and speak to one of our personal injury specialists. Grieves Solicitors have specialised in dealing with personal injury claims and have built up 20 years of specialist experience. We will guide you through every stage of the legal procedure and will keep you informed on the progress of your claim throughout.

If you or someone you know has been the victim of a wrist injury and you are seeking legal advice, get in touch with Grieves solicitors today by calling us on 0800 0747 644. Alternatively, fill in our claim form and our team will get back to you.