Pelvis InjuryCompensation Claims

It's not shocking that your body movements are controlled by your pelvis. The pelvic region, if severely damaged, causes long-term injury to your entire body structure. People who suffer from a pelvic injury or a broken pelvis know how painful it feels. Accidents causing pelvic injuries can lead to a broken pelvis compensation.

If you haven't considered claiming compensation yet, claim it now by consulting with a lawyer. We will not only help you with your compensation settlement but also advise you on how to get the maximum payout for your individual circumstances.

The average compensation for a broken pelvis is around $300,000
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This can vary according to minor, moderate, or the most serious injuries. Let's dive in to see how the whole process should be done.

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The Most Common Causes of Pelvis Injuries
Multiple factors can cause pelvis injuries or broken pelvis. The following are the most common:

- Severe trauma
- Road traffic accident
- Insufficiency or weakening of bone 
- Accidents at work
- Fall, slip, trip accidents
- Calamity during sport's activities 
1. Workplace Accidents
Workplace accidents can cause severe injuries . If you are employed (directly by your employer, a host employer or a labour hire company) you may be able to claim compensation for injuries from a workplace accident. Pelvic injuries such as hip replacement or hip discomfort can be treated by hip replacement surgery. But if your pelvic fractures are severe enough to cause breakage of your hip bone, compensation for a broken hip may also be claimed.

Talk with an experienced workers comp lawyer to learn more.
2. Road Traffic Accident
Car accidents are a common cause of a broken pelvis causing permanent injury. Not only does the person suffer serious injury but also psychological injuries.

Most road traffic accidents give rise to restricted mobility due to pelvic fracture, or permanent disability due to serious injuries making you disabled for the rest of your life.

Find out more about making a motor vehicle compensation claim.
3. Slips, Trips, And Falls
Any accident caused by slipping, tripping, or falling due to a negligent third party or your employer means you may be able to lodge a Common Law claim. Injured employees may suffer broken pelvic bones, hip bones, damaged vital organs, injured soft tissues connected to vital muscles, and other injuries.
How Do I Claim Compensation for a Pelvic Injury?
If you are suffering from a pelvic fracture and have no idea how to claim or how much compensation you may receive , do not worry! First things first, try to seek help from medical experts to assist in your recovery.
What Evidence is Needed to Claim Broken Pelvis Compensation?
For broken pelvic compensation, you need to make sure you seek proper treatment, along with CCTV camera footage or eyewitnesses. .Obtaining photographic evidence may also assist in your claim.

You can also reach out to people who have witnessed your accident and ask them to provide a statement confirming how the incident occurred.
Is There a Time Limit for Making a Personal Injury Claim for a Broken Pelvis?
There are strict time frames that apply to claims relating to pelvic fractures. Generally speaking you have three years to settle your claim or commence a claim in the court. However there may be exceptions to this strict time frame for a few exceptional cases. For instance, if your pelvis injury took years to diagnose it is only then that you may have more time to claim.
How Long Does a Pelvis Injury Claim Take?
The length of time for each claim varies depending upon the complexities and severity of the injury . Nevertheless, as a generally guide it can take 12 to 24 months depending on how complicated your claim is.

Some complex cases may even take longer than expected, so it's not always a quick process to claim compensation for a broken pelvis.
How Much Compensation Can I Claim for a Pelvis Injury?
The average compensation for a broken pelvis injury depends upon its severity. A serious pelvic fracture or long-term immobility may mean you receive a higher compensation.

Some injuries can quickly recover with the use of aids, such as a wheelchair or crutches. With the help of a medical assessment, these costs may be included as part of your claim
Can I Represent Myself When Making a Pelvis Injury Compensation Claim?
You can represent yourselves in a claim of compensation for a fractured pelvis.

Representing yourself means you have to manage your lawsuit yourself. This can become risky without legal advice and guidance from a personal injury lawyer.
Lodge A "No Win No Fee" Claim
If you suffer injuries while at work, you don't have to worry about the whole process of making your claim or the legal fees involved. Here at Smith's Lawyers, we offer free consultation services for injured workers looking to kickstart their claims. As mentioned before, we also have a no-win no fee, no catch policy.
Get in touch with us to give yourself the best opportunity to receive the maximum compensation possible for your claim.
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