Amputation & Loss of Limb Claims

We understand that suffering an amputation is a traumatic experience for both yourself and all your loved ones, and life-changing.

Our team of highly experienced, specialist lawyers will support you both through the early stages and immediate aftermath of your injury.

Types of amputations that can occur include

If you have suffered any of the below injuries and have needed an amputation as a result, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us to see how we can help and support you during the entire recovery process.

  • Transtibial (below the knee)
  • Through the knee
  • Transfemoral (above the knee)
  • Upper limb

Type of accidents you can claim for

The injury that leads to the amputation may have occurred as a result of an accident. Regardless of the type of accident, you may be able to claim compensation. We deal with amputations arising from a variety of accident types: These can include, but are not limited to:

  • Workplace accidents
  • Road traffic accidents
  • Falls from height
  • Medical negligence

Time limit in amputation claims

An amputation claim must be brought (submitted to the court) within three years of the date you suffered an injury, or three years of you being aware that you have suffered an injury. There is an exception for children under the age of 18 years who have until they reach their 21st birthday to (submit their claim to court).

How much can I claim?

As every injury is personal, the amount of compensation you could receive will be personal to you. Call our specialist team on 0808 250 4528 and they will discuss this with you.

How to make a claim

You will need to get in touch with us, either via telephone, by dropping us an email or using our contact form above. We offer a free first initial consultation service where we’ll listen to your situation and then advise you on what your next steps should be following.

What is the process behind making a claim?

We aim to make the whole claims process as easy as possible for you. From an initial free consultation through to fighting for your claim in court, we aim to support you at all times and make it as easy as possible for you to get back to living your life.

Our London-based team comprises a wide variety of sympathetic and caring personal injury lawyers who will be proud to fight on your behalf and are dedicated to ensuring you receive the best possible result for your claim as quickly as possible.

How will our specialist team at Hodge Jones & Allen help you?

We will arrange for medical and other experts to see you, including:

  • Amputee/orthotic specialists
  • Psychological experts
  • Occupational health experts
  • Employment experts
  • Care (and equipment) experts
  • Housing experts
  • Driving experts

We will find out who is responsible

  • Our lawyers will investigate the circumstance of the accident and find out who is responsible.
  • We may instruct an Accident Reconstruction Expert
  • If another party is fully or partly responsible then you can obtain compensation.

Arrange early compensation/interim payments

We understand that early compensation in the form of an interim payment is essential in such a life changing accident. A payment will assist with immediate bills, such as household expenses, that may be incurred whilst you are still recovering.

Arrange early rehabilitation

We also understand that early rehabilitation is essential to enable you to regain confidence and the level of activity that you held before the accident.

We are able to put you in touch with specialist prosthetics experts as well to ensure that you get the best possible treatment at the right time.

Organise any retraining specialist care required

Getting you back on track with your life is our number one priority. Specialist equipment and arranging particular care for your needs is something we are skilled at doing.

If you wish to explore making a claim, you can seek legal advice from our London-based team of personal injury solicitors who specialise in amputee claims. Contact the team for Free consultation.

Why choose Hodge Jones & Allen?

Rehabilitation first

Rehabilitation and care is our primary focus. We recognise every injury and every individual are different so the treatment and recommendations will be tailored to you and your symptoms.

Award winning team

We have got an award-winning team of specialist personal injury solicitors. Latest award – the Winner of The Legal 500 London Firm of the Year 2019 in the category: Insurance for Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence.

Leaders in the field

We are independently ranked leaders in the field of personal injury with a proven track record of high-value settlements.

Case Study: Both legs amputation

Our client was a good Samaritan who went to the aid of a driver of a car that had broken down. While helping to push the car out of the road another car collided with the broken down car crushing him between the two. This resulted in serious lower leg injuries with one below knee amputation and one through knee amputation.

Rehabilitation was arranged. He also suffered past losses and future losses of: earnings, transport costs (automatic car), equipment costs, gardening costs, DIY and household expenses plus prosthetic costs. In addition a sum was recovered to purchase a more suitable property

Damages awarded: £2.75 million

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