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Broken Bones and Fracture Claims

Breaking a bone can be debilitating, even when it is short-term, preventing you from working and living your life as you used to. Let us ease your worries and pain by getting the compensation you deserve for your injury.

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Contact us for free, expert advice on your claim. A member of our specialist spinal injury legal team will discuss the circumstances of your break or fracture, advise on whether you have a claim and inform you of the best next steps. 

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During this difficult time, we will put thoughtful structures in place to support your recovery and deliver the compensation you deserve – from leading the claims process to organising physiotherapy and medical care. 

Rebuild for the future

We will make sure you receive the full amount of compensation that you’re entitled to for your injuries, so you can recover quickly and rebuild your life. 

Are you suffering from a broken bone or fracture that was not your fault?

In the short term, a broken bone or fracture can be immediately painful. Once you get over the initial shock of your accident, you may face months out of work due to immobility and extended periods in hospital as you recover. 

As you get better, we’re here to guide you through the claims process, so you can get the compensation you deserve. 

We’ve supported hundreds of victims with fractures in securing compensation. As well as leading on your claim, we will connect you with our specialist network of medical experts, who support with medical rehabilitation and psychological support. 

Contact us today. Let’s get the compensation you deserve

Why do I need a lawyer?

Suffering an injury that wasn’t your fault is an emotional and challenging time for you and your family. We believe that you deserve compensation for your suffering, and we’ll stand in your corner to help you get it. 

While the claims process can be complex, it’s our mission to simplify your journey to compensation. Our experienced, empathetic experts have helped hundreds of people like you to get the full amount of compensation they are entitled to. Let us support you in rebuilding your life. 

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Initial advice is free

Our team deal with thousands of enquiries every year and are experienced in managing a wide variety of accidents. They’re legal experts who will listen to your side of the story and advise you for free on whether you have a valid claim.

Once you have your free initial advice, we can then work with you throughout the entire process, ensuring you achieve the best possible financial, physical and psychological outcome for your claim.

Book an appointment today for a free initial assessment to make sure you’re getting the compensation that you deserve.

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Bethany Leddin

I was admitted as a Lawyer in Victoria in 2016 working in Melbourne as a Personal Injury Lawyer. At the beginning of 2022 I made

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Nina Bugeja

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Relevant FAQs

Some symptoms of a fracture are:

  • Difficulty supporting weight with the injured area.
  • A snap or grinding sound when the injury occurred.
  • Visible deformity in the injured area.
  • Swelling, redness, and bruising in the injured area.
  • Immobilisation of a specific area of the body.

There are three types of bone fracture:

  • Closed fracture: This happens when the bone breaks but does not pierce through the skin. It is harder to diagnose this kind of broken bone. You will need an x-ray to confirm.
  • Open fracture (or compound fracture): This occurs when the broken bone pierces through the skin. As the skin has been punctured, there is more risk of infection.
  • Displaced fracture: This occurs when the bone moves out of alignment.

Medical Documentation: Keep records of medical treatments and bills.

Preserve Evidence: Keep photos, witness information, and any related documents.

Consult Legal Counsel: Seek advice from a lawyer experienced in motorcycle accident claims to protect your rights effectively.

Remember, laws and procedures may vary across different regions in Australia, so consulting with a local lawyer specialised in motorcycle accident claims is highly recommended.

Driver error: Failure to check blind spots, not giving motorcycles enough space.

Unsafe road conditions: Potholes, debris, or inadequate road maintenance.

Speeding: Excessive speeds can cause motorcycle accidents.

Alcohol or drug impairment: Impaired driving leads to motorcycle accidents.

Distracted driving: Using phones or being otherwise distracted while driving.

Safety First: Check yourself and others for injuries. Move to a safe location if possible. Contact Emergency Services: Call for medical assistance and police to report the accident.

Exchange Information: Get contact and insurance details from other involved parties.

Document the Scene: Take photos of the accident, vehicle positions, and any visible injuries.

Witness Information: Obtain contact details of witnesses if there are any.

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