Losing a limb is life-changing. The immediate and long-term challenges can be overwhelming, leaving you grappling with physical adjustments, emotional turmoil and questions about the future. You may need to adapt to a new way of living and face medical expenses and employment issues.
At Switalskis, we understand the stress and trauma of what you're facing. We specialise in loss of limb claims, and we're dedicated to guiding you through the process of securing the compensation you deserve. Our team of skilled personal injury solicitors is here to provide compassionate, clear and concise advice, keeping you well-informed every step of the way.
Regardless of the type of accident that led to your loss of limb, we’ll support you. We can guide you through the entire legal process, making sure that every aspect of your claim is transparent and easy to navigate. With Switalskis by your side, you're not just gaining legal representation; you're supported by a team that’s genuinely dedicated to achieving the best possible outcome for you.
If you have lost a limb due to an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be entitled to claim compensation. Our expert personal injury solicitors are here to guide you through the process of doing so, offering advice from start to finish, and representing your interests and rights throughout.
Here’s how we can assist you:
Switalskis has a reputation for handling sensitive claims, such as loss of limb claims, with the attention to detail needed without sacrificing efficiency. Many of our solicitors have been accredited by the Law Society , which stands as a testament to our ability to help you.
There are a number of circumstances in which a person can lose a limb, each carrying its own set of challenges and repercussions. Some of the most common examples of these include:
Beyond the immediate physical challenges, the emotional impacts of losing a limb can be just as serious. Anxiety, (PTSD) or are just some of the conditions you might have to face. The adjustment to a new way of life, and rehabilitation can also lead to financial strain.
Switalskis is dedicated to guiding you through the claim process, making sure that you feel well-informed and supported at every turn. With Switalskis by your side, you're not just seeking compensation; you're supported by a team that genuinely cares about your wellbeing.
With our dedicated legal team by your side, the process of making a loss of limb compensation claim becomes clearer and more manageable. Here's a guide to the steps involved in doing so:
Typically, you have three years from the date of the accident to start a claim. However, there are some exceptions:
To have the best chance of success, contact us as soon as possible while the evidence is still fresh in your mind.
Your compensation amount is calculated based on the money you’ve lost due to losing your limb in an accident, and for the physical and mental toll it has taken on you.
The compensation you’ll receive can be broken down into two categories:
Your compensation amount will depend on the impact your injury has had on your life and the specific financial losses you have suffered. In most cases, losing a limb will be a life-changing injury, so the compensation you’ll receive should reflect that.
Switalskis approaches all of our personal injury claims on a no win, no fee basis, meaning you won’t be expected to pay your legal costs to us if your compensation claim isn’t successful. Also, you’ll never have to worry about any upfront fees. Instead, we will deduct your costs from your compensation amount, which will be calculated with this in mind.
Your insurance policy may also offer funding for legal expenses. For example, if your accident involved a car, you may be able to claim back some finances through your car insurance.
While it's natural to feel overwhelmed following the loss of a limb, there are some important steps to take that can aid the process of making a compensation claim:
Remember, a loss of limb claim isn't solely about financial compensation; it's a pathway to making sure you have the necessary resources and support for your rehabilitation.
Personal injury claims come in various shapes and sizes, each with its own set of rules, challenges and considerations. At Switalskis, we've got the expertise to handle a wide range of personal injury claims. Here's a quick rundown of the various types of personal injury claims we can help you with:
Find out more about how we can help you to claim compensation following the loss of a limb. We’ll guide you through every step of the process, so you feel in control.
Call our team today on 0800 1380 458 , or get in touch with us via our website to discuss your concerns confidentially with a legal specialist.