No win, no fee amputation compensation claims
Be represented by a highly-experienced amputation claims lawyer at no upfront cost to you. Under our No Win No Fee agreement you only pay a pre-agreed percentage of the compensation awarded if your case is successful.
Specialist amputation solicitors
Amputation can impact on all areas of your life, sometimes under quite sudden circumstances.
Family situations are forever changed and normal day-to-day activities can become much more challenging.
Specialist equipment and adaptations are often required at home, with changes in working situations also impacting on family finances.
If you’ve needed an amputation as a result of an accident, or as a result of medical professionals making mistakes or failing in their duty of care to you, you could be able to make a claim for compensation.
Our specialist solicitors work to secure the best possible treatment and the compensation to help our clients live as independently as possible.
Expert amputation claims
Our experienced team of solicitors specialise in amputations that have been undertaken as a result of medical negligence and accidents resulting in catastrophic injury.
They will provide expert advice and guidance to help you make a claim, and most importantly ensure you have access to all you need to better adjust to life following the loss of a limb. Our team has;
- Extensive experience of supporting people who have lost limbs, fingers and toes in accidents at work.
- Specific experience involving crush injuries from heavy machinery, injuries as a result of using cutting machines and falls from height at places such as building sites, farms, quarries and factories.
- A successful history of representing clients involved in serious road traffic accidents.
- Supported many patients who have suffered the avoidable loss of limbs due to poor treatment by health professionals.
Rehabilitation led support
Our dedicated amputation compensation claims team will provide the care and support you need to support you through this life-changing time.
Having supported clients in amputation compensation claims for many years, we have gained a detailed and comprehensive understanding of the specialist services which may be called upon to help you or your family through this difficult and transformational time.
We place rehabilitation at the heart of our work and aim to get you back to a life which you enjoy to the full, supporting you through the transitional stages of learning to cope as an amputee.
Our experts will work with you to secure any care support, specialist equipment or retraining you may need.
Was it medical negligence?
Amputations as a result of medical negligence can be caused by:
- Complications relating to serious diseases such as diabetes and cancer being missed and not treated promptly.
- Delays in the diagnosis of a deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or the failure to recognise blood supply being cut off to a limb.
- Poor management of treatment for diabetic patients, particularly foot injuries and vascular issues.
- Delayed treatment of infections.
- Surgeons operating on the wrong site.
- Negligent treatment of fractures.
We are proud to support the Limbless Association, a charity that provides information and support to the limb-loss community.
Our team helped to launch it’s Support and Connect Hub initiative and build awareness.
We support the charity through an annual donation to assist with the day-to-day running of the charity, as well as being a legal panel member.
Ensuring you get the serious injury compensation you deserve
A care worker who attended an NHS Urgent Treatment Centre in Hull complaining of an infection in his finger had to have it amputated five days later due to a lack of care. A successful medical negligence case was brought against City Healthcare Partnership which, in an out of court settlement, admitted liability and a […]
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How to make an amputation claim
Make a claim in seven easy steps
Free Initial Advice
Call us, request a callback or complete our online claim form and we will assess whether we think you have a claim.
We will help you to decide how best to fund your claim. Usually we will be able to offer you a No win, No fee agreement.
We will arrange an Immediate Needs Assessment and invite your opponent’s insurers to fund any treatment or further support that you require.
Letter Of Claim
We will send a letter to your opponent with details of your claim, setting out why we think they are at fault.
Obtain Medical Records & Medical Reports
We will request copies of your medical records and instruct a medical expert to prepare a report about the extent of your injuries.
Prepare Claim Valuation
We will put together a schedule of loss setting out the losses you have incurred and the extent of the injuries you have sustained.
We will send all the evidence to your opponent inviting their settlement proposals. If we cannot agree a reasonable settlement, we will prepare court proceedings.
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What is the time limit for making an amputation compensation claim?
If aged 18 and over, you will typically have three years from the date that the injury was caused.
In cases relating to health care, you would have three years from when the negligence occurred, or from the date that you became aware of negligent treatment.
For under-18s, there is no time limit.
However, once a child reaches 18, the standard 3 year claim period comes into effect.
What will an amputation compensation claim cover?
Should you experience the loss of a limb due to the negligent actions of others, your claim for compensation may include:
- Pain and suffering.
- Loss of earnings due to time off work.
- Future loss of earnings.
- Healthcare costs such as medical treatment, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and prescription costs.
- Care support.
- Adaptations to your home and lifestyle.
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