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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."

    Esther Rantzen

    Category : Leg injury claims

    How to claim leg amputation compensation


    If you have lost a leg in an accident in a public place or at work, did you ever stop to think about making a claim for leg amputation compensation? Many people don’t, and it’s no wonder really, as the period after an accident of this nature is a stressful time for you and your….

    Compensation for Legionnaires’ disease from a swimming pool


    The bacteria that cause the potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease exist throughout nature and can be found in lakes and rivers. They are also present in cooling towers, plumbing systems and decorative fountains. One could also contract Legionnaires’ disease from a swimming pool. There are various reasons why this is possible. The legionella bacteria are particularly virulent….

    Compensation for school sports leg injuries


    School sports are an important part of the learning process. They help show kids how important it is to keep fit and to try all manner of different sports. Many of us found out what our favourite sports were during our school years, and perhaps continued playing them into adulthood as well. Many kids who….

    Compensation for Legionnaires’ disease from a jacuzzi


    Although the primary source of Legionnaires’ disease comes from industrial settings, such as water cooling towers or air conditioning, it is not uncommon for the contamination to be spread in other outlets. These include sprinklers, spa baths and also Legionnaires’ disease from a jacuzzi. The good news for people living in the UK is that outbreaks….

    How to claim school leg injury compensation


    Leg injuries can be frustrating, painful and problematic in several ways. They can occur in all kinds of settings too, including schools. While leg injuries are uncommon in schools, thanks to the dedication and attention paid to health and safety matters, they can still have the potential to happen from time to time. Pupils take….

    How to claim paraplegia compensation


    We’ve all heard the term paraplegic, but we don’t all have a good idea about what that term means. Paraplegia can occur following an accident where there is damage to the spinal cord. In this case the damage occurs from the T1 vertebra and below. This means there is some degree of paralysis that occurs….

    Compensation for contracting Legionnaires’ disease


    Contracting Legionnaires’ disease can be a serious issue. Unfortunately, it is not always obvious that this is what has happened, as a lot of the symptoms fall under that catch-all category of being ‘like the flu.’ In the initial stages of the infection, the symptoms include headaches and pain throughout the muscles, accompanied by a….

    How to claim permanent limp compensation


    Have you been left with a permanent limp after an accident in a public place or at work? Being injured in a car crash that wasn’t your fault or being run over by a forklift truck at work could cause serious crush injuries and fractures that could leave you limping in the future. What if….

    How to make broken leg claims


    Breaking or fracturing your leg can be a painful and terrifying experience which no one deserves to have happen to them. Breaking a leg can change a person’s life overnight as they will no longer be able to move about freely and will have to rely on crutches, and in some cases a wheelchair will….

    Compensation for life-changing leg injuries


    Without the use of your legs, mobility becomes a challenge and if you suffer life-changing leg injuries in an accident, you may be confined to a wheelchair or left struggling to walk. Injuries suffered can affect not only your mobility but also your ability to earn a living, your family life and your confidence, with….

    How to claim workplace leg injury compensation


    People may seek workplace leg injury compensation if they have suffered any kind of injury to their leg where they work. Injuries can potentially occur to the upper or lower leg, depending on what happens. They might occur to drivers out in their van, or to workers in an office, or to people working in….

    Advice on claiming for a broken leg


    Broken legs can take from 6 to 8 weeks to heal, assuming you’ve suffered a minor fracture. More serious fractures could take longer, and you may need physical therapy and rehabilitation to regain full mobility after your accident. If you’ve been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, at work, in a public place….

    Compensation for heavy bruising to legs


    Bruises hurt – this is something we all know. However, there is a big difference between minor bruises we all suffer and heavy bruising to legs that occurs as the result of an accident. While no bones may be broken, the heavy bruising can be extremely painful and cause you a lot of discomfort if….

    What is Legionnaires’ disease?


    Legionellosis is a collective term used to describe pneumonia-like illnesses caused by or related to legionella bacteria. Legionnaires’ disease is the most serious of these illnesses, which also include Lochgoilhead and Pontiac fever. Potentially fatal, Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia that can be contracted by anyone, although some individuals face a much higher….

    How to make a travel accident compensation claim for Legionnaires disease


    Holidays should be unforgettable experiences. Whether it’s fun filled family adventure, a romantic and relaxing break, or hair-raising excursions with friends, the thought of needing to claim for travel accident compensation is often far from the mind. However, safety on holiday is a hugely important element to consider when both planning and enjoying your trip…..

    I broke my leg after slipping on oil at work — can I claim?


    Slipping on oil at work is sadly quite a common form of accident. There will always be hazards in the workplace but it is the employer’s duty to keep workers safe. As long as the employer knew about the spilled oil or could reasonably anticipate it being there, and no serious effort was made to….

    Compensation for Legionnaires’ disease from air conditioning


    Although cases where patients have contracted Legionnaires’ disease from air conditioning are rare, they do happen. The bacterium that causes the infection is known as Legionella Pneumophilia. This is commonly to be found in areas such as lakes, rivers, canals and streams. The disease spread by this contamination provokes symptoms that are very similar to….

    Large injury payout for athlete after leg amputation


    Factory worker Tom Perry, aged 35, was selected for the GB Paralympic team following his leg amputation for which he was awarded a multi-million pound settlement. Working for Con Mech Engineers in Stanley, County Durham in 2012, Tom Perry found himself trapped between a fork-lift truck like vehicle and a water tank for almost an….

    Leg injury claim


    We rely on our legs every day for all of our mobility needs; as such, even a minor leg injury can leave us unable to perform basic tasks for extended periods. If you have suffered any such injury at the hands of a third party, Accident Advice Helpline can help to process your leg injury….

    How to claim quadriplegia compensation


    Quadriplegia injuries can occur when the spinal cord is damaged to a greater extent than that which would cause paraplegia. The latter will involve the loss of feeling in the legs and possibly the torso as well. With quadriplegia the injured person will also lose feeling in their arms. As such it is sometimes referred….

    Compensation for injuries resulting in a limp


    Being injured in an accident at work can result in serious, life-changing injuries which could affect your ability to do your job or even your mobility. The most common types of injury resulting in a limp are strains, sprains and fractures, but other injuries such as crush injuries could also lead to permanent mobility issues….

    Compensation for scaffolder leg injuries


    Leg injuries could involve injuries to the thigh, calf or even the hips, and if you suffer a leg injury at work, your mobility could be affected until you have recovered. Scaffolder leg injuries have the potential to happen whenever you’re working on scaffolding, but there are things you can do to reduce the risk….

    Bruised legs claim


    If you’re wondering about making a bruised legs claim but are not sure where to begin, give us a call at Accident Advice Helpline and we’ll be happy to discuss it with you. We deal with lots of cases like this and understand that severe bruising can be very difficult to cope with. You may….

    Who’s to blame for a severed limb?


    We know the idea of a severed limb is pretty nasty, but if you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident which has led to the loss of a limb, you could have a viable claim for personal injury compensation. You could suffered this type of injury in a car accident, an….

    Who’s to blame for a broken leg?


    Broken legs are amongst the most common injuries sustained in accidents, but sometimes it’s the case that somebody else is actually to blame for your injuries. Working out who’s to blame for a broken leg isn’t always as simple as you might think, but if you have been injured in an accident that you believe….

    Treating a leg injury


    Need to help treating a leg injury? Have you ever wondered what’s the best way to go about treating a leg injury? Unless you have attended a few health and safety classes or read up on medical best practice it’s likely you’ll be in the dark about the best way to assist someone with a….

    The symptoms of a leg injury


    Thinking about claiming for a leg injury? If the symptoms of a leg injury are getting you down, your best option would be to contact Accident Advice Helpline. We are one of the UK’s foremost personal injury law firms and we specialise in fighting for justice. We don’t think it’s right or just that someone….

    The long term effects of a leg injury


    Can I claim compensation for the long term effects of a leg injury? If you have had the ill fortune to have sustained a leg injury during an accident that wasn’t your fault you may be wondering if you can claim compensation. The best way to discover if you have legal grounds for seeking financial….

    The cost of claiming for a leg injury


    What’s the cost of claiming for a leg injury? If you have suffered a leg injury because of the negligence of someone else you may be due compensation. Rather than tackle the issue yourself the best way to go about seeking financial redress is by contacting a personal injury lawyer. An experienced injury lawyer will….

    Legal help for a leg injury


    You do not realise how much you depend on your legs until you suffer a leg injury. They can be one of the most inconvenient injuries that anyone can suffer. Of course, there is the pain and discomfort to contend with; possibly a plaster cast or brace to get used to as well. Moving around….

    How you could develop a leg injury


    Wondering how you could develop a leg injury? Here at Accident Advice Helpline we get asked all the time how you could develop a leg injury. The simple answer is sadly only too easily. Common ways how you could develop a leg injury include: Slips, trips or falls: Stumbling over a loose or cracked kerb or….

    Claiming for a leg injury


    Do you need some help claiming for a leg injury? There is never a right time to be injured in an accident but you can guarantee that if you have the misfortune to be involved in incident it couldn’t have happened at a more inconvenient time. If you have had the misfortune to have been….

    Torn hamstring compensation


    ContentsWhat is a torn hamstring?Symptoms of a torn hamstringWhat is the treatment for hamstring tears?How much compensation could I claim for a hamstring injury?Get in touch with us if you have torn your hamstringA torn hamstring is usually the result of a sports accident or a slip, trip or fall, when the muscles and tendons….

    Broken leg whilst at work


    Have you had an accident and suffered a broken leg whilst at work? If this happened through no fault of your own then you can claim personal injury compensation. Your workplace should feel safe. You have some responsibility in this. You should ensure that you don’t put your colleagues at risk by your behaviour. Accidents….

    Broken leg assessment


    If you have had a nasty slip, trip or fall in the street, an accident at work, or a road traffic accident, then you may have been rushed to hospital for a broken leg assessment. If the accident was caused by someone else, then the broken leg assessment may be the first stage in a….

    Broken leg NHS


    If you have a broken leg you could contact a lawyer to help you prepare your case so that you are able to prove that you were injured through no fault of your own. You can therefore be compensated for any loss and for the pain you will have endured. How to contact a lawyer to….

    Broken leg compensation amounts


    A broken leg is a fairly common injury that can arise in a number of situations. In cases where it happens through the fault of another person, compensation may eventually be won for that individual. Broken leg compensation amounts will vary significantly according to the severity of the injuries sustained, and how long they cause….

    Broken leg compensation


    If you have sustained an injury while playing football, you may be entitled to broken leg compensation. You can obtain the compensation you deserve by contacting a solicitor to assist you with your case, provided that you broke your leg through no fault of your own. How your lawyer can help you to get broken leg compensation after a….

    Broken leg post-traumatic stress


    If you happen to be suffering from broken leg post-traumatic stress, then you are entitled to compensation from the party which caused you to suffer. Contacting a lawyer to help you in such instances would be beneficial, as they would be able to assist you in forming and filing a claim. How to contact a lawyer for….

    Broken leg football compensation


    If you break your leg while playing football, you may be entitled to broken leg football compensation for the damage and suffering inflicted upon you. Therefore, you should contact a lawyer to assist you with filing a claim and to also help you prove you weren’t to blame for your injuries. How to contact a lawyer….

    Broken leg burning in


    If you have sustained an injury to your leg, you can contact a lawyer to help you develop your case so that you are more likely to get compensated for the harm done to you. You may find your broken leg burning in, and as a result had to receive medical attention. Contacting a lawyer for….

    Broken your leg?


    Have you broken your leg? Accidents are never fun are they? Especially if you are hurt in one that was not your fault. These things do happen, of course and all the time – but some accidents are preventable, provided certain precautions are taken. Hop to it If you have broken your leg, for example,….

    Leg injury compensation


    Accident Advice Helpline can start your leg injury compensation claim for you A bruise, cut, or scratch doesn’t necessarily sound like a serious injury, but some leg injuries can lead to complications and further problems which may require you to claim leg injury compensation. There are various accidents that cause leg injuries such as falls from heights….

    Lower leg injury


    Have you had a lower leg injury? If you’ve ever had your shins knocked by a someone pushing a shopping trolley in a supermarket you’ll know how painful a lower leg injury can be. Our shins are very sensitive as the bones are close to the surface  in this part of our body. Of course….

    Leg accident claim


    Making a leg accident claim A leg injury can be very debilitating especially if you’re not able to walk. A serious leg injury can mean you have to spend time in hospital. If you’ve been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault then you should consider making a leg accident claim. An accident at….

    Broken leg injuries claim


    Do you need information to make a broken leg injuries claim? It is a sad fact that in our fast-paced lives, accidents are all too common. In some cases they are simply accidents that could not have been prevented, but in many incidents someone else is to blame. If you have injured your leg in….


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