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Leg injury compensation

Injuries to the leg can have a serious impact on your life due to the impact on your mobility. These injuries can stop you from being able to complete simple daily tasks, including looking after your family and getting to and from work.

More serious leg injuries and severe cases where amputation is needed can be life-changing and have a severe impact on your ability to live your life the way you wish to.

We have an expert team of personal injury medical negligence solicitors who have over 25 years’ experience dealing with leg injury compensation claims, from minor injuries to leg amputations our team can help. 

"Jeanette Whyman is an experienced practitioner with a caseload that includes neurological and obstetric claims."

Chambers UK

How much is your claim worth?

The figures below are for guidance only. For details of other claim amounts, please go back to our compensation calculator.

Leg injuries Estimated compensation value
Amputations £79,100 - £239,295
Severe leg injuries £22,400 - £114,450
Minor - moderate leg injuries up to £23,520

The value of your claim is reliant on a variety of factors; these are very individual to you and your circumstances. When assessing the value of your claim your injuries, the impact on your life and any financial impact both now and in the future are all considerations.

No win no fee injury claims

Many of the people who contact us are concerned with the legal costs of making a claim for personal injury. The majority of our cases are taken on a no win no fee basis, meaning there is no financial risk to you. There are other funding options available to you which we will discuss in our initial free consultation. 

If you have been involved in a personal injury accident and you have injured your leg(s) or any other part of your body the first thing to do is contact us either by telephone or email and tell us the details of your claim. We will need to know when and where the accident happened, who else was involved or witnessed the accident. We’ll also need to discuss your injuries and the impact they have had on your life.

From the information you give us we will be able to access your claim and advise you on whether we feel it would be successful. Based on this initial conversation we will also be able to give you an estimated value of your claim and discuss the next stage in the claims process.

The world of advertising means you’re never too far away from an advert for “Personal Injury Solicitors” but it is important you choose to work with a genuine specialist in the personal injury field because increasingly claims are being undervalued, meaning you do not receive the amount of compensation you are entitled to. 

"Rachael was extremely helpful and very thorough all through the process and gave me every confidence of a satisfactory outcome."

Derek Bayliss

Time limits

As with all personal injury claims there are strict time limits imposed on when you can make a claim for leg injuries. Usually you have three years from the ‘date of knowledge’; this usually applies when the injury is not immediately apparent. For these reasons it’s important you seek expert legal advice as soon as you know of an issue.

Our team

We have an expert team of personal injury solicitors who have a vast amount of experience helping people who have suffered leg injuries, single or multiple fractures, permanent trauma or amputation from road traffic accidents, accidents in the workplace or through medical negligence.

The head of our personal injury department Jeanette Whyman has over 25 years’ experience successfully claiming compensation for her clients. She is a recognised specialist and expert in her field. She is accredited by both the Law Society and the Association of Personal Injury Solicitors. She has been described by clients as “first class and lovely to deal with” and “goes the extra mile’, and is recommended” so you can feel confident you’re in safe professional hands.

Our team of solicitors are very experienced and successful in pursuing personal injury and medical negligence claims for leg injuries. Many of the medical negligence cases the team work on are reported in the national press.

Jeanette and her team have helped hundreds of people claim for compensation for a variety of personal injuries from back injuries through to head and brain injuries. Our team are very aware that claiming for any type of personal injury, particularly leg injuries which can be very painful and have a direct impact on your mobility can be a very emotional time. You can rest assured your claim will be handled with professionalism and care.

We work with a team of expert witnesses to help us secure your claim. These are professionals who assess your medical reports and injuries and give their opinion and assessment of the case. They look at the likely impact your injuries have had on your life and any care or rehabilitation you might need now or in the future.  

"Jeanette Whyman is a well-established figure in the clinical negligence field"

Chambers UK
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