If you or a loved one has suffered a serious back injury or spinal injury, as a result of medical negligence, an accident at work or a road traffic accident, we could provide legal assistance.
We are specialists in spinal injury claims, offering expert legal advice and personal support during this difficult time. We will investigate the cause of the accident and fight to get the justice and compensation you deserve.
We can get your back injury claim started right away – either online or over the phone.
Complete our personal advice form with your personal details, letting us know any additional details about your injury.
Alternatively, call us on 0800 437 0322, to speak to one of our legal experts who will offer support and answer any questions you have.
We’ll assess your claim and advise you on the best course of action and what sort of medical treatment you might need help paying for.
You can usually make a claim if you’ve suffered an injury during work that wasn’t your fault or because of someone else’s negligence. When it comes to back and spinal damage, these tend to fall into three categories.
Accidents at work
Examples of accident at work claims, which cause a spinal injury, include:
Cases of medical negligence, resulting in a spinal injury include:
Road traffic accidents
Incidences of road traffic accident claims include:
Each case differs, so this means the amount of compensation you could get also differ. But our expert spinal injury solicitors can help you claim for:
Should your claim be successful, compensation can help cover the costs of:
The spine and back are vital for a number of bodily functions – not just walking. The spinal cord carries nerve signals from various parts of the body to the brain.
Spinal cord injuries – such as fractured vertebrae – can result in:
• Complete damage. Damage across the whole width of the spinal cord
• Incomplete damage. Indicates damage across part of the spinal cord
Both types of back injury can cause varying degrees of paralysis, loss of bodily function and loss of sensation.
In more serious spinal injuries, damage could result in:
• Paraplegia, which is the impairment of motor or sensory function of the lower extremities
• Tetraplegia or quadriplegia, which is a partial or total loss of use of all limbs
Our experienced team is used to handling both employment law and complex medical language.
For expert legal advice use our contact form or call us on 0800 437 0322 today.
Our London-based solicitors operate on a No Win No Fee basis.
This means that you’re not put at any financial risk should you choose to pursue a claim as a result of a spinal cord injury.
We aim to make the entire process – from the initial enquiry to implementing the actual claim – as easy and stress-free for you as possible.
We are an officially recognised corporate partner of the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA), with a comprehensive knowledge of spinal cord injuries and the effects they can have.
As a corporate partner, we help support the work of SIA and take part in fundraising events.
If you need more information about a spinal or back injury claim, feel free to contact us directly or search our most frequently asked questions.
How long will my claim take to conclude? Will I need to go to court?
The length of time your case will take to conclude depends upon a number of factors. These include the extent and nature of the injury suffered, and whether your opponent denies liability. Read more
What are the time limits to bringing a claim?
The date by which a claim must be brought is called the “limitation date”. Calculating the limitation date in medical negligence cases is often not straightforward. Read more
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