Failure to properly treat a left leg compound fracture leading to a below the knee amputation
An amputation may arise as a result of:
Our team of specialist negligence solicitors will provide you with the expert legal advice and guidance to obtain the compensation you deserve and also provide much needed practical and emotional support throughout the claim process.
There are cases where loss of a limb has resulted from negligent medical treatment. No one case is the same. Common examples include:
Loss of a limb is a life changing injury which inevitably will affect all aspects of life. It can have extensive psychological, physical and financial complications for both the individual and their family. Amputees will inevitably have substantial and complex needs.
We have long-standing relationships with many recognised medical experts in areas related to the loss of limbs. We always ensure that the medical evidence available in your case is of the highest standard and that the experts instructed have the expertise and experience necessary to effectively support your claim.
As well as offering high quality legal advice and representation, we can provide you with access to professional support services. Where necessary, this includes an ‘immediate needs assessment’ service designed to identify any additional help and support you may need.
We will seek interim payments during the early stages of the case, in instances where liability is resolved, in order to gain early access to treatment, high quality prosthetics, support and the assistance you need to help you with your recovery. This could include:
We can advise you on your benefit rights as well as dealing with any debts you may have as a due to being off work. Our specialist community care team can also provide advice and support in relation to your ongoing entitlement to health and social care provision and support at home or in the community.
Many people require some support for the rest of their lives. We have a wide range of contacts with organisations that can advise and support you.
If you think you may have suffered an injury as a result of medical negligence, you or your family should contact a solicitor as soon as possible. The sooner we can commence work on your claim the sooner we can begin to assist you. If you believe that you or someone you know has suffered as a result of medical negligence please contact Tim Spring. We deal with clients throughout the country and we will visit you at your home, hospital or rehabilitation unit.