According to Spinal Research, over 50,000 people in the UK and Ireland are paralysed due to spinal cord injury and every day 3 more people are being diagnosed.
Our leading neck and spine injury claims solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve. If you’ve suffered a neck and/or spine injury due to someone else’s negligence or if you want to claim on behalf of a loved one because they have been left paralysed, contact us today for free legal advice from our expert solicitors.
Neck and spine injury claims solicitors
Almost all of our neck and spine 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.
Neck and spine injuries explained
Medical professionals treat neck and spine injuries very seriously as they know how far-reaching the effects can be. Spinal injuries have a range of effects including:
- Phantom pain
- Muscle spasms
- Loss of bodily functions
While most victims recover from a neck injury, others aren't that fortunate and have been left in pain or paralysed from a spine injury. They will require special care for the rest of their lives. In these cases, fast results are required:
- Finding interim payments in advance of a final settlement
- Securing the funding to pay for rehabilitation, on-going expenses and perhaps even specially adapted housing
Whether it is a neck injury or a major spine injury, if someone else's negligence has been involved, you should talk to a neck and spine injury claims solicitors to receive the professional advice and help you deserve.
Most common causes and types of neck and spine injuries
Unfortunately, there are all kinds of scenarios that can cause a neck or spine injury. Among the most common causes we count the following:
- Accidents at work: hurting yourself while lifting heavy objects
- Slips, trips and falls which have caused injury to your neck or spine
- Car accidents: whiplash, from when another road user has driven into your car
However, it can also be a hospital accident, which has left you with neck or spine damage. All these accidents result in different kinds of neck and spine injuries. If you are not feeling well, it's important that a medical professional examines you to identify the symptoms and consequences of your injury.
What can I claim for?
If you have experienced a neck or spine injury, you can claim compensation for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of earnings
- House modifications
- Learning new skills and rehabilitation
How will we pay for long-term care?
It's quite natural for the families and victims of neck and spine injuries to worry about where the money for long-term care will come from. That's why the medical costs, as well as the cost of long-term care and aftercare over the victim's lifetime is factored into the calculation of the compensation settlement. We will make sure that the need for other expenses such as any necessary home modifications and the full cost of rehabilitation are included in your claim.
How much can I claim for neck and spine injury?
It completely depends on your injury and the impact it has on your life. If the injury was caused due to someone else's negligence, leaving you paralysed or with impaired mental capacity, your claim for pain and suffering could be worth several thousands of pounds. For more information call us on freephone 0800 083 5045 or try our online personal injury claims calculator.