CLINICAL & PROFESSIONAL
NEGLIGENCE EXPERTS
 

Amputation
Compensation Claims

Dealing with an amputation can be deeply traumatic, profoundly impacting the personal and working life of the patient. If you experienced problems during medical treatment, which led to you needing an amputation, then you may be feeling distraught and unsure of our options. Of paramount importance is that you secure the services of an experienced medical negligence Solicitor, who can provide legal guidance and explain your options.

How will your claims Lawyer help?

A competent and skilled Solicitor will have dealt with many similar amputation claims and will have a full understanding of your situation and how you are feeling. As well as looking at your current situation when assessing your claim, they will also look at how your amputation may affect you in the future. At all times throughout your claims procedure, your claims Solicitor will support, assist, and be dedicated to securing the best outcome possible for you.

How will your case be assessed?

The Solicitor will take a full history of your case including details of any incident or accident that resulted in the amputation. They will also access your medical files (with your full written consent) and will discuss with you how the procedure has impacted upon your life, both personally and professionally.

When assessing your losses, the Solicitor will look at:

  • Specialist training you have had to undertake
  • Rehabilitation treatment including physiotherapy
  • The provision and cost of specialist equipment
  • Your personal care
  • Transport costs and specialist cars/devices
  • Cost of medical treatment/therapies
  • Costs of any prosthesis

Your Solicitor will look at the reasons given by the medical staff for your amputation and will consult with other experts in the field if necessary. If you are unsure who to approach for help, your advisor will be there to point you in the right direction.

Remember your Solicitor will have dealt with many similar cases successfully, and as such, they work within a close network of other experts in the field of amputation care.

As you might expect, it is crucial that your Solicitor keeps abreast of current improvements and advancements in the sector. We will not only be able to take care of your case from the legal aspect, but we are also able to offer help and advice to assist you and your family members.

The next step

Dealing with an amputation compensation claim is a specialist undertaking, so always make sure that you choose a competent and proficient Solicitor with a history of managing similar cases successfully.

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