According to HSE, slips, trips or falls and handling, lifting or carrying equipment make for more than 50% of the reported, non-fatal work injuries in the UK and often enough, your hands are affected.
Our leading hand injury claims solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve. If you’ve suffered hand injury due to someone else’s negligence, contact us today for free legal advice from our expert solicitors.
No Win No Fee hand injury claims solicitors
Most of our hand injury cases are conducted on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning we only take a fee if we win compensation on your behalf, therefore there is no financial risk to you.
Hand injuries explained
In almost everything we do, we rely heavily on our hands without even noticing. But even a mild injury can stop us from doing simple tasks. Whether it is a burn, a cut, a fracture or a repetitive strain injury, if someone else's negligence resulted in your injury, you should talk to a personal injury claims solicitor.
Most common causes and types of hand injuries
There are all kinds of scenarios that can cause a hand injury. Here are the most common causes:
- Accidents at work caused by faulty or poor safety equipment and missing gloves
- Use of hands to break your fall when you slip or trip.
- Cyclists are vulnerable to be involved in road traffic accidents which lead to hand injuries due to crushing between two objects
These accidents result in different kinds of hand injuries. Our clients most commonly seek compensation for:
- Crushes and fractures
- Nerve damage
- Tendon injuries
- Hand joint injuries
- Deep cuts
- Sprains and strains
- Loss of fingers
- Loss of hands
What can I claim for?
If you have experienced a personal injury, you can claim compensation for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of earnings
- Hospital visits
- Medical expenses
I have hand-arm vibration syndrome (vibration white finger). Can I claim for compensation?
Yes. In most cases, HAVS (hand-arm vibration syndrome) is triggered by the continuous use of heavy vibrating machinery. Contact us and we'll be able to confirm whether or not you're entitled to compensation.
I am experiencing symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome. Can I claim for compensation?
The carpal tunnel syndrome can often be linked to your workplace. It's important that a medical professional examines you to identify the cause, symptoms and consequences of your injury. If your employer is found negligent, you may be able to claim compensation
What is my hand injury compensation claim worth?
It completely depends on your injury and the impact it has on your life. If your injury was caused due to someone else's negligence, your claim for pain and suffering could be worth as much as £176,660. For more information call us on freephone 0800 083 5045 or try our online personal injury claims calculator.