How much could you claim?

Find out in 30 seconds...
Injured in the last 3 years?
Was the accident your fault?
Did you recieve medical attention?
Please tell us where you were injured
  • Please enter your full name
  • Please enter a valid name
  • Please enter your telephone number
  • Please enter a valid telephone number
  • Please read our Terms & Conditions

    "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

    Ankle pain


    Ankle pain

    Ankle pain is a common complaint. It can occur naturally, but if it results from your involvement in an accident, there is a strong possibility you will be able to claim compensation.

    What are the main types of ankle pain?

    Ankle pain can result from injuries caused by road traffic accidents, work accidents, medical negligence and slips, trips and falls. There are two main types of ankle pain: acute (short-term) and chronic (long-term).

    Acute pain usually results from trauma or injury. One of the most common causes of acute pain in the ankle is a sprained ankle. Sprained ankles are common in athletes and while they can cause considerable pain, they usually heal following a period of rest.

    Chronic pain is a long-term foot complaint. Pain may be experienced on the inside of the ankle (medial pain) or on the outside (lateral pain). Medial pain may be caused by stress on the nerves passing through the ankle and typically results from excessive exercise. Lateral pain may be caused by compression of the tendons and ligaments around the outside of ankle and usually occurs due to poor foot movement.

    When can I make a compensation claim?

    Strict time limits apply for making personal injury claims. Referred to as the limitation period, you will need to commence claims for ankle injury compensation within three years from the date of your injury.

    Open Claim Calculator

    What are the main types of personal injury compensation?

    There are two elements to an ankle pain compensation award:

    1. General damages

    This element of your settlement reflects the severity of your ankle injury.

    2. Special damages

    This element of your settlement reimburses you for any financial losses you have sustained, including medical expenses, lost earnings and travel expenses.

    How does a personal injury solicitor determine the amount of compensation I am eligible to receive?

    Once you have contacted Accident Advice Helpline and spoken to one of our trained advisers, your claim will be passed onto a personal injury solicitor. Your solicitor will then obtain a medical report from an ankle injury expert in order to determine the nature and severity of your injuries. After receiving this information, your solicitor will be able to calculate the amount of compensation you are eligible to receive and if you are happy to proceed with your claim, you will be able to take advantage of our 100% no win, no fee* policy.

    Let us help you to start your personal injury claim without delay – call our Freephone helpline on 0800 689 0500 or use our compensation calculator today.

    Date Published: 26th July 2013

    Author: Jan Newell

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

    Disclaimer: This website contains content contributed by third parties, therefore any opinions, comments or other information expressed on this site that do not relate to the business of AAHDL or its associated companies should be understood as neither being held or endorsed by this business.

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