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We understand the impact a lower body injury can have on your life

A lower body injury is any injury which affects the area from the waist down. We know that lower body injuries can restrict your mobility, sometimes permanently. As a result, you may feel isolated from your friends and family or in some cases depressed.

Aside from the emotional impacts of a lower body injury and the physical pain you've had to endure, the financial effects can also be extremely stressful, and are an additional challenge which you don't deserve to have to deal with at such a difficult time.

That's why when you contact us about your accident, we assess the full impact of your injury and not just the money you might have lost from time off work.

The compensation you could receive can help to reduce the costs of your injury so that you can concentrate on getting things back to how they were.

For more information, or to find out whether you're eligible to make a no win no fee claim, you can get in touch with our friendly, legally trained advisors on  for free.

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We know how much of an impact a lower body injury can have on your life. This type of injury is likely to make it hard for you to walk or drive, and this can affect your social life, job and family.

It's also likely that you've had to take time off work as a result of your accident. If this is the case, then you may have had reduced pay or no pay at all during this time. Lost earnings can mean you may be unable to pay your bills or support your family.

When making your claim, your solicitor will consider any costs or impacts your injury has caused. These may include:

  • Lost earnings in the past and the future
  • The impact on your social life and leisure activities
  • The costs of care and travel, even if given for free by a friend or family member
  • The future impact on your employment opportunities
  • Medical treatment and costs of equipment
  • The impact to your emotional health
  • The impact your injury has had on your family

Our solicitors look at each case on an individual basis and negotiate your compensation depending on all of the factors and consequences of your injury. This means we're unable to tell you how much compensation you could receive when you contact us.

However, if you would like an estimate of the amount you may be owed, you can use our industry leading compensation calculator.

Our calculator gives a guideline amount that your claim could be worth based on your answers to six questions.

For more information or to find out whether you could claim, you can get in touch with us for free on .

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How is upper body accident injury compensation structured?

While it's not possible to give an exact figure for what you might receive before your solicitor has valued your claim and started negotiating with the other side, there are guideline ranges set by the Judicial College. The Judicial College is part of the Ministry of Justice. Below we've included some examples of general damages for lower body injuries from the 15th and latest edition of their guidelines.  General damages compensate for pain, suffering and ‘loss of amenity.' Loss of amenity means the impact the injuries have had on your life, for instance no longer being able to do everyday things you took for granted.

Injury typeCompensation range
Abdominal injury impairing function£38,040 - £65,440
Hip or pelvis fractures needing surgery  £33,430 - £49,270
Knee injury causing serious long term problems£22,340 - £40,770
Ankle injury causing some permanent problems£11,730 - £24,950
Common foot injury, healing nearly or completelyup to £12,900
Serious big toe injury or to several other toes £8,190 - £12,900

Over our years_since years, we've helped people to claim for a huge variety of different types of injury.

Here are some examples of the types of lower body injury we've helped people to claim for in the past:

If your experience isn't listed above, then don't worry. As long as your accident happened within the last three years and was caused by someone else, or was due to somebody's negligence or careless behaviour, then there's a good chance we can help you.

We realise that in some cases your injury may have been particularly severe, in which case you may be faced with life-changing consequences.

If this applies to you or a loved one, then we're sorry. We appreciate how difficult it can be to recover from a major injury, and sometimes it can feel like there's no way out.

Although we can't stop serious injuries from happening, we can help you make a claim for compensation which could cover the costs of medical treatment, time off work, equipment, care, and any other impact your injury has had on you and your family.

Find out more about making a serious injury claim.

You can start your lower body injury claim by getting in touch with us on .

Alternatively, if you'd prefer us to call you back you can fill in our simple online form, and we'll aim to get back to you within 30 minutes during our normal opening hours.

When you contact us, your call will be taken by one of our legally trained advisors.

All of our advisors will be happy to answer any questions you may have. They'll also be able to let you know whether they think you can claim compensation.

We'll never push you into making a claim. Our main aim is to provide you with the support and advice you need in a confidential environment. But if you're interested and you give us your permission to continue, we can pass your case onto one of our specialist solicitors.

Your solicitor will talk you through the process in detail and will then get in touch with the other party to negotiate on your behalf.

It's likely that your solicitor will help you to arrange a free medical assessment as part of your case. This is to provide evidence of your injury so that you can get the full amount of compensation you're owed, and will usually only take around 20 minutes to complete.

Why choose us?

First and foremost, we're here to help you by providing a free, advisory service. This means that even if you're not ready to claim, we're on hand to help you if you need support after your injury.

We also have over years_since years' experience in guiding people through difficult times by helping them to claim compensation, making us the most experienced personal injury specialists in the UK.

We pride ourselves on making the claims process as simple and stress free as possible by cutting out the legal jargon and making sure you're kept fully informed the whole time.

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