• Lesley Herbertson has settled a complex cerebral palsy claim for £10.6 million
  • Gary Herbert achieved total compensation for brain injured clients of more than £16.5m in June 2018
  • Potter Rees Dolan were on the Legal 500 Awards 2018 insurance shortlist for the North West
  • Helen Dolan, specialist catastrophic medical negligence lawyer, recovered compensation in excess of £45million for clients with a brain injury (including cerebral palsy) in 2016 and 2017
  • Hugh Potter secured a settlement figure of just under £13 million thanks to change in discount rate
  • Rachel Rees, expert personal injury lawyer, recovered over £15 million in compensation for clients with a brain injury last year
  • We secured an interim payment of £2.1 million for 20 year old with cerebral palsy to purchase a permanent home - official judgment to follow shortly

Loss of Limbs Injury Claims

At Potter Rees Dolan, our expert solicitors are here to help you claim the compensation you deserve following an amputation.

We have worked with many amputation victims and have seen first-hand how traumatic, and difficult to overcome, the experience is. Our personal injury solicitors are highly experienced in helping amputees to gain the compensation that is crucial for re-adjusting to their new circumstances. Therefore, you can gain peace of mind knowing that your case is in the best possible hands.

Amputation claims typically have a three year limitation from the date of your injury, so you should speak to an expert as soon as possible. If you or a loved one have suffered from an injury resulting in amputation, we can help you.

Recent case wins include:

Teenage boy has leg amputated after being electrocuted when fishing - £4.1 million

If you would like more information about claiming for loss of limbs, speak to our Manchester-based solicitors in confidence by calling us on 0800 027 2557 or filling our online enquiry form.

When is amputation required?

There is a range of reasons for amputation to be considered or carried out, including:

  • Serious trauma, such as a crush or blast injury, or severe burns
  • De-gloving injuries
  • Complications of diabetes
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) - a build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries, severely restricting blood flow to the legs and causing critical limb ischemia (CLI)
  • Serious infections
  • Buerger’s disease
  • Some bone or skin cancers

Re-adjusting after an amputation

Coming to terms with your injury and adjusting to life following an amputation can be an extremely difficult experience. To make it that bit easier, we can help to secure you:

  • Access to specialist care
  • Counselling or therapy
  • Rehabilitation and retraining
  • Housing and transport adaptations
  • Further medical treatment
  • Care and support
  • Prosthetics
  • Employment rehabilitation

At Potter Rees Dolan our focus is on both providing the best legal advice as well as the best client care, so we will always go one step further to help you re-adjust to your new circumstances

Making a claim

Whether your injury is a result of a traffic accident, work accident or clinical negligence, it is essential that you seek rehabilitation as soon as possible after your injury. By making a compensation claim, access to prosthetics, rehabilitation, therapy and any other adjustments is quicker and easier, and reduces financial strain.

Potter Rees Dolan will aid you in making a claim for the damage you have suffered. We will do this with the utmost sensitivity, whilst working efficiently to secure to compensation you deserve.

Contact Potter Rees Dolan today

If you are an amputee and want help or advice, call our team of personal injury lawyers. We are on hand to help you gain the compensation you need to live as comfortably as possible after such a traumatic event. Call us today on 0800 027 2557 or complete our online contact form.

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