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Amputated leg being bandaged
Opinion  |  12:04:22
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) – what you need to know
Constance Moon explains what you need to know about Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), which can be a cause of limb loss.
Opinion  |  07:04:22
Compartment syndrome – what you need to know, and when injury is due to negligence
Constance Moon explains what you need to know about compartment syndrome, a condition that can lead to amputation.
Opinion  |  05:04:22
April 2022 : Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month
April is Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month. Here, Ali Cloak, explains the purpose of the campaign and how you can get involved.
Opinion  |  08:04:21
A new prosthetic option for children living with a limb difference
Louise Huckstep explains how a new piece of prosthetic technology could help change things for young children living with a limb difference.
Opinion  |  24:10:19
The future of prosthetics – two companies delivering fun and function to children who’ve experienced limb loss
Louise Hart, partner in our Personal Injury team and expert in limb loss claims, takes a look at a couple of inspiring organisations making prosthetics easier to access for kids who live with limb loss across the world.
Opinion  |  16:09:19
How does meningitis lead to limb loss, and can limb loss be prevented?
Meningitis is generally caused by either a virus or bacteria (although fungi can cause meningitis in an individual with a compromised immune system). Viral meningitis is the most common form of meningitis and, luckily, rarely causes septicaemia and limb loss.
Opinion  |  29:08:19
What if fingers cannot be re-attached? How prosthetics tech helps those who have experienced injury to their hands
Recent news that a man may regain the full use of his hand after severing most of it in an accident demonstrates how amazing modern medicine can be, but what happens when fingers can't be re-attached?
Case Study  |  10:01:18
Margaret’s story – life after the Bath tipper truck tragedy
Margaret Rogers, survivor of the Bath tipper truck tragedy, talks openly about her recovery and the role compensation played in helping her rebuild her life.
Case Study  |  02:06:17
Man receives £785,000 out of court settlement after defective saw severs fingers and damages hand
The Claimant, a 29 year old man received £785,000.00 for the personal injuries sustained whilst operating a defective saw which kicked back causing his left hand to be taken in towards the blade of the saw, causing him to sustain an amputation of his left hand below the level of his little and ring finger and sustain extensive injuries to his middle and index finger.
Case Study  |  29:03:15
Successful claim helps a double amputee to regain his independence
Our client received £375,000 in compensation after negligent treatment of his condition resulted in amputation of both legs.
Case Study  |  12:02:15
Life changing new fingers – amputation compensation
The aim of any claim for compensation is to put a client back in the position they would have been in had they not been injured in an accident. Damages are awarded to compensate a victim for their pain, suffering and loss of amenity as well as their financial loss.
Case Study  |  22:01:12
Accident at work amputee receives £135,000 compensation
Accidents at work are all too common. Injured workers are often not at fault where proper training hasn’t been given. That was what happened to ‘Mr K’* who suffered an amputated finger while working as a coach builder using a circular saw.