The hip is a very important structure within our body and any damage to it can have a debilitating effect on the sufferers quality of life.
Some common causes of hip injuries include:
A minor bump in your car is unlikely to cause any damage to your hip. Hip damage usually happens as the result of a high-speed accident or an accident with a solid object such as a crash barrier or with a much larger vehicle such as a truck. These high-impact accidents can lead to broken hips, amongst other serious injuries.
On a motorbike, the rider (and passenger if there is one) are not as well protected as drivers and passengers in cars. Therefore an accident involving a motorbike can lead to very significant injuries, including shattered hips.
Workplace accidents that are responsible for
It is unfortunate, but true, the older you are the more likely you are to suffer a serious injury as a result of tripping or slipping. These types of accidents can lead all too often to fractured, broken or even shattered hips. If the circumstances that led to your fall were as a result of negligence on the part of either the business, if your fall or slip was on their premises, the council or highways agency, then that entity will be responsible for paying any compensation for your hip injury claim that you may be awarded.
If you have suffered an injured hip as a result of an accident that wasn't your fault, you could be entitled to make a claim for compensation. To learn more about how Cute Injury can help, get in touch today: