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Pelvic and Hip Injury
If you have suffered an injury to either your pelvis or your hip, following an accident that was not your fault, then you may be entitled to bring a claim for compensation and you should contact a personal injury claims Bradford solicitor.
You can injury your hip or pelvis in any number of ways from an accident at work such as a slip, trip or fall to a road traffic accident or a sports injury. The injuries that could be sustained to the hip or pelvis following such an accident are numerous and could be something minor such as a fracture or bleeding to something more serious such as infections or paralysis.
You can make a claim where the negligent party owes you a duty of care and the accident is caused by a breach of that duty. The most common examples of where such duties are owed include employers to their employees and road users to each other.
Compensation for Hip and Pelvic Injuries in Bradford
The amount of compensation that will be awarded will depend on the extent of the injury and any loss that you may have suffered as a result of the injury and a personal injury claims Bradford solicitor will be best placed to advise you on the level of compensation. They will also be able to help you recover any consequential loss such as loss of income, medical bills, care costs, alternations to the home and travel expenses. It is important that you keep all records and receipts so that you have proof of your consequential loss.
Claim for a Hip or Pelvic Injury
It is important to note that any claim for hip or pelvic injury should be made within three years of the date of the accident that resulted in the injury. Any claim brought outside of this time will be time barred in accordance with the Limitation Act 1980. There are limited exceptions to this rule; in the case of a child a claim can be made within three years of the child’s 18th birthday. Generally speaking the time limits are strictly adhered to by the courts and therefore it is important that you seek legal advice from a personal injury claims Bradford solicitor as soon as possible.
Contact our Pelvic and Hip Injury Lawyers Bradford
We are experts in all forms of body specific injury claims. If you have been hurt in an accident and would like to learn more about claiming personal injury compensation then select the area of your body that has been affected and then call us to discuss your case.