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What Can I Claim for After Experiencing A Serious Injury?

If seriously injured due to someone else’s fault or error, you may be eligible to claim compensation. Serious injuries can occur during a range of circumstances, the most common ones that our solicitors have dealt with include:

  • Accidents at work occur due to the employer’s negligence. These occur if your employer acted negligently and failed to follow health and safety procedures and maintenance checks.
  • Accidents in public occur due to the negligence of the occupier of the premises. Under the Occupier’s Liability Act of 1957, it is the owner’s or occupier’s responsibility to ensure the safety of all its visitors. If they fail to do so, and you suffer a serious injury consequently, you may be eligible to claim compensation.
  • Road Traffic accidents caused due to someone else’s negligence or fault can result in serious injuries.
  • Negligence in a medical environment such as; a hospital or dentist can result in serious injuries. It is always the medical professional’s duty of care to ensure the well-being of their patients. If they fail to do so, you may be eligible to claim compensation.

If you would like to find out more about Serious Injury Claims, read our page now.

What can I claim after experiencing a Serious Injury? 

If you have suffered due to someone’s negligence, error or fault, you may want to claim compensation under a range of different circumstances.

The most common types of serious injuries individuals face due to negligence include: 

  • Brain Injury. These can be very serious, and in more severe cases can lead to paralysis.
  • Amputations. These can be complications from medical procedures or outcomes from accidents.
  • Spine and back injuries. During which more severe cases lead to paralysis.
  • Fatal Accidents. If your loved one has tragically passed from a fatal accident, you may be eligible to claim compensation. To find out more, read our Fatal Accidents Page.

After experiencing a serious injury, you may experience damage or loss, including:

  • Financial Loss – These can come under medical expenses of any treatment and rehabilitation you may have needed as a part of your recovery after your injuries. You may also have to pay for any life adjustments to your home or car after experiencing a serious injury. You can also experience loss of earnings from missing time off work or paying for any extra expenses. To find out what costs you can recover for, contact one of our solicitors now.
  • Future loss of earning – An experienced solicitor can help you claim for any future costs. Our solicitors can help determine how much that may be and assist you.
  • Mental and Psychological trauma – Besides physical injury, individuals may experience psychological trauma that may restrict individuals from performing tasks. Some people may even need professional help.

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