Spinal Cord Injury Claim

Spinal cord injury claims

Spinal Cord Injury Claim

Have you been involved in a serious injury resulting in paralysis that wasn’t your fault? 

A spinal cord injury can be devasting for you or a loved one,  particularly if the accident was not your fault and at the hands of someone else. Lives can change forever and you will need a specialist spinal injury solicitor to recover a significant amount of compensation to provide your long-term care and support.

If you have been seriously injured which has resulted in a spinal cord injury or paralysis within the last 3 years that wasn’t your fault then contact us at DIYPI personal injury, we will instruct a the very best solicitor.

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Making a spinal cord injury claim

Paraplegia is a condition of which the body is paralysed and cannot move as a result of some sort of physical trauma.

Paralysis can have a huge impact on the quality of life for the sufferer and their families who will have to work hard to look after and find care for their family member. 

This can be a shocking experience, of which you don’t have to go through alone. Our specially trained medical lawyers will be on the case to try to achieve maximum compensation for the injuries. 

The money can be used to cover any financial losses in earnings or medical or administrative costs incurred as a result of the paraplegia and try to get life somewhat back on track.

What are the Different Types of Paraplegia?

There are many different forms of paraplegia / paralysis. Here is a brief outline of each type:

  • Localised Paralysis: Is a type of paralysis that only effects specific body parts of sections of the body.
  • Generalised Paralysis: Where larger parts of the body are affected, there are further specific type of generalised paralysis: 
  • Monoplegia: this is where only one limb is paralysed
  • Hemiplegia: the arm and leg on the same side are both paralysed
  • Paraplegia: both legs are paralysed and sometimes the pelvis and lower body
  • Tetraplegia: where both arms and both legs are paralysed.
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Did you know?

According to Spinal Injuries Association In the UK 2,500 people sustain a spinal cord injury every year.

There are an estimated 50,000 people in the UK living with a spinal cord injury

Psychological Stress

In addition to a paralysis injury, many people will suffer from psychological stress too.

During the healing process – the duration of which fluctuates from person to person, depending on injuries and personal circumstances – some people notice signs of increased stress. One such condition often cited being Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (or PTSD).

Elsewhere, anxiety, depression, anguish, fearfulness, issues with sleep and reoccurring nightmares about the crash can play out.

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Physical effects of a paralysis injury

In cases of paralysis, there are many factors to take into consideration.

The treatment and follow up care for spinal cord injury cases have a habit of being very expensive and can often involve multiple procedures and necessitate continuous care being provided for the victim, whose capacity to both physically and/or emotionally support themselves could be significantly compromised.

There’s no doubt about it; serious injury can cause trauma, intense pains and have a stressful impact on the victim and their family as they learn to adapt and find coping mechanisms.

Be it a road traffic accident, an accident in your workplace or an accident which befalls you in a public place, all of these accident types can escalate to a serious injury claim.

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Our qualified team are equipped with everything that it takes to handle your claim journey, from beginning to end.

After 18 years, we are well placed to make sure that you’re in receipt of a comprehensive litigation package, designed to protect both you and your family.

Times change, and with it so does the nuances of the legal sector. We grant you access to solicitors who will ultimately guide you towards the most advantageous outcome to your case.

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Frequently asked Questions

What is Likely to Cause Paralysis?

Paralysis can be caused by a multitude of happenings. Neck injuries, head injuries, spinal cord injuries and cerebral palsy can all cause paralysis in a person. And, can be caused by:

How much compensation can I get?

Every spinal injury is different and the total amount is based on long term factors such as long term care, financial losses, adaptations. its not unusual for compensation amounts to exceed into the millions.

Try our compensation calculator to find out how much compensation you might be owed.

How can DIYPI help?

We can help you get a fair and honest trial; we will fight for justice and ensure you gain the maximum compensation for your injury. We will manage your case from start to finish and ensure you obtain the best solicitor for your case.

How DIYPI can help with a spinal cord injury claim.......

With access to the top personal injury lawyers in the country our experienced team will find the right lawyer for your case and work hard to gain you the full amount of compensation you deserve.

Our friendly team treat each claim with the upmost care and attention to ensure that we secure you the most fair and reasonable financial outcome possible. With a free claims assessment and No Win No Fee* policy, you’ve got nothing to lose.

*What is 'No Win No Fee'?*

A No Win No Fee agreement, also known as a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA) in the legal world, is an arrangement between a claimant and solicitor. In simple terms a ‘No Win No Fee’ arrangement means that you will not pay a fee if your claim is unsuccessful.

*No Win No Fee * typically customers pay 25% of the amount recovered to our solicitors, although this will be subject to your individual circumstances and the actual fee may be more or less than this.

If you cancel the claim after the cooling-off period of 14 days you may be charged a cancellation fee by the solicitor. 

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