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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

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    Can I claim for a finger amputation?


    If you need expert professional advice to answer about a claim for a finger amputation, cCall Accident Advice Helpline on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile on 0333 500 0993.

    What is a finger amputation?

    Although these tiny limbs may seem insignificant, our fingers and thumbs are what allow us to grasp items and pick things up. We require them for just about any job you can think of, from a desk job to something more physical such as construction work. Any injury that is severe enough to lead to your finger being amputated can have a serious impact on your day-to-day life.

    An amputation is the removal of a body part. This can be as the result of a trauma or carried out as a surgical procedure. A surgical amputation would normally only be performed if the body part could not be saved, such as in the case of a serious infection or severe damage caused by an accident. In some cases it could even be clinical negligence that leads to the point where an amputation is necessary.

    Traumatic amputations refer to those instances when a severe trauma causes a body part to be torn or cut off. Accidents that can lead to this type of amputation include work accidents, often involving heavy machinery and road accidents, particularly motorcycle accidents.

    If you have suffered an injury which resulted in a finger amputation, you could be entitled to make a personal injury claim. Call Accident Advice Helpline to find out more.

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    When can I claim for a finger amputation?

    As with any personal injury claim, you would need to be able to prove that the accident resulting in the finger amputation was not your fault. In addition, the accident should have occurred in the last three years. The best way to find out whether you are entitled to make a compensation claim for finger amputation and what that claim might be worth is to get in touch with an expert personal injury lawyer.

    If your case is viable, then you will be referred to one of our specialist lawyers to take your claim forward. All of our solicitors work on a 100% no win, no fee** basis, so starting your claim will not cost you a thing. Your lawyer will work to get you compensation for any financial losses you have incurred as a result of the accident and amputation, as well as restitution for any pain and suffering you may have experienced.

    If you want an idea of what your finger amputation claim might be worth, try our quick test at the top of the page.

    Date Published: May 4, 2014

    Author: David Brown

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