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Personal Injury Specialists

We are specialists in personal injury law with a proven track record in securing compensation.

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We offer a no-win no-fee claims service to ease the financial pressure on you.

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We are accredited by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL), demonstrating our experience specialist expertise in personal injury law.

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We will support you throughout the claims process, providing a personal, friendly and compassionate service, with local home and hospital visits if required.

Claiming for a Traumatic Amputation – Lost Limb Claims

Accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, changing lives forever. In the unfortunate event of a traumatic amputation, the impact on an individual’s life is profound. The emotional, physical, and financial toll can be overwhelming. In the UK, pursuing a claim for the loss of a limb is not only a legal right but a means of obtaining the necessary support for rebuilding one’s life. In this blog, we delve into the various circumstances that may lead to limb loss, the challenges faced by the victims, and how Stonehewer Moss, accredited by APIL, can guide you through the intricate process of seeking compensation.

Types of Claims Involving Traumatic Amputation

A traumatic amputation can occur in diverse settings, ranging from workplace accidents and road traffic incidents to accidents in public places like fairgrounds, bars, or restaurants. In each case, the consequences are devastating, and the journey to recovery is both arduous and costly. UK law recognises the right of victims to seek compensation for the losses they endure due to the negligence or wrongdoing of others.

Life After Limb Loss: Overcoming Challenges

A traumatic amputation doesn’t just signify the loss of a limb; it often brings about a cascade of challenges that the injured individual must overcome. Tasks that were once routine become monumental hurdles, and the need for adaptive measures becomes crucial. Stonehewer Moss understands the multifaceted difficulties faced by amputees and strives to address them comprehensively in every claim.

Interim Payments and Remedial Treatment

Stonehewer Moss recognises that financial strain is an immediate concern for those grappling with the aftermath of a traumatic amputation. To ease this burden, our dedicated team works diligently to secure interim payments for claimants, providing financial relief while the case progresses. Additionally, we prioritise obtaining remedial treatment to facilitate the injured person’s recovery, whether through physical therapy, counselling, or other necessary interventions.

Prosthetic Limbs: A Vital Aspect of Recovery

In many cases, the use of prosthetic limbs becomes an integral part of the recovery process. These artificial limbs serve not only aesthetic purposes but also enhance mobility and dexterity. Stonehewer Moss ensures that the costs of such prosthetics are considered in the claim, reflecting the specific needs of the injured party and contributing to their overall well-being.

Future Losses and Loss of Earnings

Beyond the immediate challenges, it is important to consider the long-term impact of limb loss, particularly in terms of future losses and loss of earnings. The loss of an arm, for instance, can significantly impact one’s ability to work, potentially resulting in substantial financial repercussions. Stonehewer Moss meticulously evaluates the unique circumstances of each case, considering the age of the injured person and the extent of the losses suffered to secure rightful compensation.

Addressing Psychological Impact

The loss of a limb not only inflicts physical wounds but can also lead to profound psychological trauma. Stonehewer Moss collaborates with experienced and respected psychologists who can assess the mental health impact of the accident. Recognising the importance of holistic support, we strive to address not only the tangible losses but also the emotional toll that amputation can take on an individual.

Choose Stonehewer Moss for Your Claim

Stonehewer Moss, accredited by APIL, boasts a track record of recovering millions of pounds for accident victims who have suffered the loss of a limb. If you or a loved one has experienced a similar traumatic event, don’t face the aftermath alone. Contact Dominic Moss, senior partner at Stonehewer Moss, by calling 01606 872200 or emailing d.moss@stonehewermoss.co.uk.

We are committed to providing compassionate, expert guidance to help you rebuild your life after a traumatic amputation.

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Stonehewer Moss Solicitors is a trading style of the Stonehewer Moss Limited, Registered in England No. 542 6583
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