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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

    Amputation and loss of limbs claims

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    Amputation and loss of limbs claims


    Amputation and loss of limbs claim information and advice

    If you have any questions or need expert advice about accident claims and compensation for your amputation and loss of limbs claim, talk to one of our friendly, legally trained advisors now, on 0800 689 0500.


    Have you lost a limb or had an amputation?

    Losing a limb or suffering an amputation can change your life.

    An injury of this kind can take away your independence and leave you unable to work. You might need to adapt your home and environment. You may require ongoing physiotherapy and counselling.

    When you have an accident, you need the right help, tailored to your situation. If the accident wasn’t your fault, you shouldn’t have to pay for the consequences, or chase around trying to find the right specialist help.


    How could claiming for an amputation or lost limb help you?

    Losing a limb or suffering an amputation can cause huge distress and anxiety.

    We appreciate that when you are seriously injured, life can become very stressful. Sometimes it can take a long time to recover from a traumatic accident, and during that time, you don’t need extra financial pressure. That’s why we are here to support you.

    Some injuries are so serious that they cause permanent disability. Others need treatment in specialist rehabilitation units. If you have to take long periods away from work, you might find it difficult to keep up with the mortgage, rent or household bills. You may also have to depend on someone to help you. Claiming compensation could enable you and your family to cope.

    If your injury happened in your workplace, and your employer could have done more to keep you safe, you’re likely to be able to claim substantial compensation for an injury of this type. By making a claim and flagging up hazardous working conditions, you might also help to protect others.


    How much compensation could you claim for losing a limb?

    An amputation or loss of limb can have a major effect on your life. Making a claim for your loss of limb can really help alleviate the pressures that result.

    Financial settlements for amputees can be substantial. Each case is different, but we will work on your behalf to make sure you get the greatest degree of compensation to which you are entitled.


    Can a claim help my immediate needs?

    If you’ve lost a limb or experienced an amputation, you need help and support straightaway.

    With one simple, free phone call to 0800 689 0500, you can get our advice on making a claim for your serious injury, and benefit from an assessment of immediate needs. This will look at your treatment, rehabilitation and care, and at what you may need to adapt your transport, home and working environment.

    Adaptations can be costly. We may be able to arrange an interim payment to help you adjust and start to rebuild your life after your accident.

    As we help you to build your case for making a claim, we’ll consider:

    • Your pain and suffering
    • Any loss of earnings due to time off work
    • Impact on your ability to work and earn in future
    • The effects your injury has had on your social life and hobbies
    • Costs of medical treatment, medication and home adaptation
    • Any care you’ve received, even when given for free

    How do you start a claim for loss limbs?

    It’s simple and free to find out if you can claim. Just call one of our friendly, legally trained advisors on 0800 689 0500, who will tell you if we can help you claim for loss of limbs or amputation.

    To let you know whether you can make a claim, we will ask for some idea of what you’ve gone through. We won’t ever pressure you to take action. We can give advice, but we can also put you in touch with experts, and guide you through the process of making a claim for amputation or limb loss successfully.

    We help you pull together everything you need to support your case, and lead you through each step, taking the burden and doing the hard work for you.

    Our personal injury lawyers work on a no win no fee* basis. There is no complicated paperwork, and it will not cost you anything. Whatever the outcome, you won’t be out of pocket. To find out more, call 0800 689 0500.

    The quickest way to start your claim is to fill in our online claim form. One of our advisors will then get in touch to discuss the details of your claim, and help you to get the compensation you’re due.


    Why choose Accident Advice Helpline?

    As part of the UK’s largest personal injury specialist law firm, we work for thousands of people who have been injured. We will help you claim compensation successfully, and get the right support to recover.

    Over the years, we’ve developed a breadth of expertise to help you make a successful claim. With one phone call to 0800 689 0500, you can get confidential advice and enlist our support in a range of areas. We work to understand what you need, then offer the best possible assistance.

    We make it simple for you to get the right advice and claim for compensation.

    Our friendly, legally trained advisors will assess your situation and guide you through the next steps to get you the most compensation with the least fuss.

    Category: Serious injury claims

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading name of Slater and Gordon UK Limited, a company registered in England & Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 125 446 327, registered office 50/52 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1HL and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for insurance mediation activity.

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    No-Win No-Fee: *Subject to insurance costs. Fee payable if case not pursued at client's request.