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If you have been involved in an incident that has resulted in paralysis, you may be able to claim compensation to cover any costs you have incurred as a result.
At Ramsdens Solicitors, we understand how traumatic suffering from paralysis can be, and we are therefore completely committed to providing the best possible advice and support for you at this difficult time. Our specialist lawyers are on hand to help guide you and your family on the impact paralysis could have.
If you have been left paralysed following an incident that was not your fault, such as a car crash or accident at work, we are here to help you. Contact us today by calling 01484 821 500 or fill out an online enquiry form, and we will be in touch at a time that is convenient for you.
You can make a paralysis compensation claim if you are injured in an accident that was not your fault. There are many scenarios in which you might suffer paralysis and be able to claim compensation as a result. Some of the common personal injury claims of this nature that we often deal with include, but are not limited to:]
It is essential to remember that every claim is unique, and your eligibility for compensation may depend on various factors. Our legal team can provide guidance tailored to your specific circumstances.
Compensation from a paralysis injury claim is designed to restore, as far as possible, the quality of life and independence that the injured party enjoyed prior to the injury. Because of the complicated nature of a serious accident, there may be several aspects to this. Compensation can assist with:
Remember, each case is unique, and compensation will be tailored to your individual needs and circumstances. At Ramsdens Solicitors, we work diligently to ensure that all aspects of your current and future needs are considered when pursuing a compensation claim.
Eligibility to make paralysis compensation claims depends on several factors. The key considerations are typically as follows:
Ramsdens can help you to understand whether you are eligible to claim and what for. Simply call us today and we will discuss your situation.
The duration of paralysis compensation claims can vary greatly and is influenced by numerous factors. These can include the complexity of the case, the severity of the injury, whether liability is admitted by the party at fault, and the amount of compensation being claimed.
As future care needs and/or loss of earnings must be carefully calculated, the process can take several years.
Throughout this process, our team at Ramsdens Solicitors will strive to secure interim payments wherever possible. These are designed to help meet your immediate financial needs before your claim is settled, and they allow us to take the time that we need to pursue the best possible outcome for your claim.
Proving a paralysis compensation claim involves demonstrating that your injury was caused by someone else's negligence or failure to uphold a duty of care. At Ramsdens Solicitors, our experienced legal team uses several types of evidence to build a strong case, including:
Our priority is to present a compelling case on your behalf, to secure the compensation you deserve. Each case is unique, and our dedicated team is ready to give you the personalised, professional advice you need during this difficult time.
The term paralysis is given to a range of injuries in which muscle function has been lost in a part of the body. It can result in a loss of feeling, movement, and other bodily functions. The condition is not usually associated with problems with the muscles themselves, rather with damage to the nerves and the spinal cord, which control these muscles.
There are a number of different types of paralysis, which are outlined below.
Our solicitors have a great deal of experience in dealing with cases involving all types of paralysis, so we know just how difficult this time can be for you and your family. We are dedicated to providing easy-to-understand advice to assist you at what can be an incredibly difficult time.
The most common causes of paralysis include:
If you have suffered paralysis due to a missed or delayed diagnosis, through surgical error or due to an accident that wasn’t your fault, we can help you claim the compensation you deserve. Our dedicated team is on hand to help you adjust during this worrying time, and we will do our utmost to ensure you get the compensation to which you are entitled.
Symptoms of paralysis can start suddenly or gradually, and sometimes the feeling can come and go. Primarily, someone with paralysis will lose feeling in the affected limbs or area of the body and be unable to move them.
The affected part of the body may also:
Paralysis can affect any part of the body, from the hands or face to the entire body. Depending on the type of paralysis you have, it is likely that you will have different needs and require specific types of support. Your doctor should help you to identify these, so it is essential that you seek medical advice as soon as possible.
Claiming compensation following a traumatic incident can be extremely daunting, and the thought of a stressful legal process may well deter some victims. However, at Ramsdens Solicitors, we will do everything we can to help you get the compensation you deserve at this difficult time.
We will provide advice in a way that is clear and easy to understand, while our hard work will help to take the pressure off you and your family.
As with any legal case, there are strict time limits in place within which you should make your compensation claim. Therefore, it is advised that you speak to a legal professional as soon as possible following the event. To make a compensation claim, call our team of experts and we will discuss your circumstances and start the claims process.
Ramsdens Solicitors operates on a no win, no fee basis for all of our personal injury claims, including for paralysis compensation. This means that you do not have to worry about legal fees unless we win your case. We believe in ensuring access to justice for all our clients, and this no win, no fee arrangement allows you to pursue your claim without the risk of financial hardship.
Our legal team is committed to securing the maximum amount of compensation possible to support your ongoing needs and any future care costs that may arise as a result of your injury. You can trust in our expertise and commitment to your cause.
Reach out to Ramsdens Solicitors today for a free initial consultation.
You can make a paralysis compensation claim on behalf of someone else in certain circumstances. These typically include instances where:
If you believe you need to make a claim on someone else's behalf, Ramsdens Solicitors can provide the necessary legal advice and guidance. Reach out to our team for a comprehensive understanding of your legal position and the best way forward.
The party held legally liable for your paralysis will be responsible for paying your compensation award. Typically, this compensation is paid out through their insurance company.
For example, if your paralysis resulted from a motoring accident, the driver at fault's motor insurance company would cover the compensation. If your paralysis is the result of a workplace accident, your employer's liability insurance would pay the compensation.
At Ramsdens Solicitors, we have extensive experience in dealing with insurance companies and are adept at navigating these complex procedures on your behalf. Our aim is to secure the maximum possible compensation for your needs and in many cases, we can negotiate with the responsible party and settle out of court, bringing your claim to a quick and successful close.
If you have suffered due to the negligence of a medical professional, or want advice on claiming compensation from another party, contact Ramsdens Solicitors today. We can help you get your life back on track following a traumatic incident.