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3 Most Common Causes Of Amputations

Here at Solicitors On Your Side, we understand that experiencing an amputation can be an extremely traumatic and life-changing experience. Victims of amputation will need tremendous changes in their daily routine, causing mental and physical damage and financial burden.

Whether it is a smaller or a bigger amputation, it can have detrimental changes to a person’s life. There is a range of reasons why individuals may need amputations, sometimes it can be due to an accident and sometimes it can be lifesaving.

Most Common Causes Of Amputations

There is a range of reasons why amputations may be necessary, however, the most common causes include:

Road Traffic Accidents: Motoring Accidents can cause injuries leading to amputations. In more severe cases, amputations might be essential and lifesaving after a road traffic accident.

Workplace Accidents: Accidents can be common in workplaces. Some individuals attend jobs that risk their health daily. If accidents in workplaces occur; in worst instances, amputations can occur. However, it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the safety of their staff, and accidents usually occur from negligent health and safety procedures in the workplace.

Medical Amputations: Sometimes amputations can be lifesaving, however, they can also be a cause of medical negligence. If a medical professional fails to diagnose and treat an illness on time, it can lead to complications leading to necessary amputations. Or if a medical professional fails to treat an illness accordingly and treats it negligently, it can lead to infections leading to amputations.

How Can Compensation Help Me With My Injury?

Amputation is no short-term injury; it doesn’t go away with good treatment. It is a life-changing alteration, which isn’t only hard to come to terms with mentally, but lifestyle alterations are also necessary.

A range of changes will be required in your daily life. Alterations to your car and home to adapt to your new lifestyle may be necessary, to enable you to live your life easier. Post-treatment such as physiotherapy may also be required, and most amputation victims find themselves needing therapy after treatment to be able to go back to their life in the best possible way.

We understand that compensation may not bring back what you have lost, but it eases the financial burden to a lot of people, which can be a cause of anxiety and worry to a lot of people. Contact us now to discuss your case, and see how much compensation you may receive for experiencing such life-changing alterations.

Contact Us Now!

Contact our experienced solicitors now and we can help you get the highest compensation possible for experiencing such traumatic experiences. We will ensure to treat your case most professionally and sympathetically, enabling you to feel confident to share your story. We will get to know you and your case to the highest extent, enabling us to determine the best options for you.

Solicitors On Your Side can offer you free advice and consultations. Our solicitors can help you on a “no win-no fee” basis. That means there will be no hidden fees, and everything can be done over the phone from anywhere in the UK.

Contact us today by phoning 0330 912 2124, emailing [email protected], or by using our website by filling out an online form.

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