Despite our wealth of experience in dealing with serious injuries and road traffic accidents, nothing seems as horrific to clients as losing a limb. In previous examples with amputees, we have seen a true showing of the human spirit as clients bounce back from having a limb amputated and plan for tomorrow.
Amputations represent an enormous change to a person’s life, and therefore even everyday things about their life changes and needs adjustment. We’ve been honoured to help a great number of amputees and see them courageously overcome the trauma of their amputation, and make the necessary adjustments to continue living their lives the best way they can.
Our expert serious injury solicitors at Claim Today Solicitors are experienced in understanding the true impact of amputations on the emotional, physical, and economical aspects of life, and will battle for you through each and every step of your claim to ensure that you can fully recover and look forward to the future without worry.
Through our commitment Claim Today, Plan for Tomorrow, we will ensure that you have access to the best of a wide network of medical professionals and orthopaedic specialists, physiotherapy, and rehabilitation, in order to fully understand your issues and challenges, and help you get on the road to recovery.
Types of amputation
We’ve assisted a great number of amputees claim compensation, with the main types of amputations listed:
- Upper limb amputations
- Lower limb amputations
- Foot amputations including toes and at the ankle
- Transfemoral (above the knee), and transtibial (below the knee) amputations
- Transradial (below the elbow), and transhumeral amputations
- Forequarter amputation (shoulder blade and collar bone)
- Hand amputations including partial-hand, finger, and digital amputations
- Wrist disarticulation
- Shoulder disarticulation
- Knee disarticulation including Gritti-Stokes (through the knee)
In what scenarios you can claim against an amputation?
Amputations can be the result of serious injury in dangerous work environments such as factories, workshops, and building sites, where you would be able to claim against your employer.
Likewise, amputations can also occur as the result of medical complications after injuries should wounds become infected or surgery faces complications. In this case, you would be able to claim against the medical professionals who had a duty of care over you.
No win no fee
Personal injury compensation claims, clinical negligence claims, and serious injury claims made with Claim Today Solicitors are offered with “no win no fee”. Meaning that if we don’t win your case, you don’t pay a penny.
The main benefits of No Win No Fee are that there is no money to pay up front, and only to be paid as a percentage of your total compensation amount at the end of a winning case. Meaning you need not worry about money in order to make a claim, and to benefit from legal advice as soon as possible.
Do you have a claim?
If your amputation is due to an accident at work, in public, or through medical or surgical negligence, and that event took place within the last three years, then you may have a claim. You should contact us by calling 08000 93 93 92, or filling out our contact form so that our team can ascertain the details of your situation and inform you as to whether you have a claim or not, and your next steps.
How to start your claim
To start your claim with Claim Today Solicitors, either call 08000 93 93 92, or start your claim by clicking here and filling out our form, where we will call you back to talk to you in more detail about your claim.
When detailing your claim, it is important that you note down the details of your accident, including:
- the time and date of the accident;
- the location of the accident;
- the cause of the accident;
- details of any witnesses;
- photographs of the location and of the injury sustained in the accident.
After establishing that you have a claim that we can take forward, our expert solicitors at Claim Today will handle all of your tricky paperwork and advise you throughout the claim process.
Claim Today, Plan for Tomorrow
Claim Today Solicitors is a personal injury firm that specialises in medical negligence and serious injury claims, and is nationally accredited for both client service and legal delivery in the field of personal injury.
However, our care looks beyond that of your claim. Our commitment to you can be seen through our tagline Claim Today, Plan for Tomorrow. Our expert team of personal injury solicitors look at ensuring that you are able to continue your life as able and as care-free as possible.
We will assess the impact of your medical care alongside your rehabilitation, equipment and house adjustments, and your long-term daily care needs to ensure that you receive full support with your claim. This includes provisions such as benefits, psychological and physical therapy, future care, mobility and living modifications, family support, and ongoing medical treatment.
In some cases, we are also able to offer claim advances up front in order to make necessary adjustments and medical support to ensure that you get the best support at a time that you need it most. Meaning that you can start planning for tomorrow, while you claim today.