We can help you make a leg injury compensation claim
Recovering from a leg injury can take a long time – it can leave you feeling alone and dependent on others.
On top of this, it's likely you've had to take time off work while your leg heals. You may have received less pay or even no wage at all, and this can cause you to struggle to pay the bills and support your family.
You don't deserve to be worried about money at such a difficult time. If you've suffered from a leg injury, we can help you make it right.
We have over 26 years' experience helping people to make personal injury claims. During that time, we've seen how much of a difference compensation can make. The money you could receive could help you pay for treatment, care and any other costs of your injury, so you can focus on recovering.
To find out whether you could make a leg injury claim, you can get in touch with our legally trained advisors for free, impartial advice on . We give you the help and support you need after an accident which wasn't your fault, and we'll never rush or pressure you into making a claim.
Starting your leg injury claim
To start your leg injury claim, you can get in touch with us for free on . If you'd prefer us to call you back, you can fill in our secure online form.
During your call, we'll offer impartial advice about your compensation, and help you understand whether we think you can make a claim. We'll be happy to answer your questions and to talk you through the first steps.
But there's no obligation to claim when you speak to us – we'll never rush or pressure you. We're simply here to offer you the advice you need so you can decide in your own time whether you'd like to go ahead.
If you do decide you'd like to take the next steps, we can put you forward to one of our specialist solicitors.
Beryl Shave, 70, tripped over an unmarked, broken post in a supermarket car park
I grazed my hand, hit my leg below the knee and bashed my shoulder. My daughter suggested I make a no win no fee claim. It was all very easy
We consider the full impact of your leg injury
Sometimes leg injuries can be particularly serious. If you, or those close to you, have been affected by your leg injury, then we can help.
You may be unsure of what's taken into consideration when your solicitor works on your claim. In general, they'll consider the following and more:
- How long you've received medical treatment for, and whether treatment is still ongoing
- The time you and your loved ones have taken off work
- Any care you've received, even if given for free by a family member
- Your spare time and hobbies, and how they've been affected
If you're feeling unsure, or would like your questions answered, you can call us today on . We'll listen to your experience and ask you some questions to make sure we fully understand what you've been through.
You can also try our compensation calculator which quickly lets you know how much you might be able to claim for your leg injury.
Types of leg injuries
There are many different types of leg injury. One thing most leg injuries have in common is they stop you from being able to carry on with your everyday life.
Below are some of the types of leg injury we've helped people to claim for:
Strains and sprains
A sprain is when the ligaments (the tissue that connects two bones together) are stretched or torn. Sprains often happen in the ankle, but they can also occur in the knee if you suddenly hit or twist it.
A strain is when the muscle or tendon is stretched or torn. Strains often happen in the hamstring muscle in the back of your thigh.
Strains and sprains are both very painful and can leave you unable to walk properly or drive for up to 6 weeks after the injury. In some cases, it could take several months to make a recovery and you may require surgery.
Fractured or broken bones
Suffering from a broken leg or foot can be very painful. It can stop you being able to drive or go to work. You'll usually need to have your leg in a cast and you might have to walk on crutches.
It can sometimes take up to 6 months or longer to make a full recovery after breaking a leg, and you might even need surgery.
Read more about our work with broken bone claims.
Leg amputation claims
If you've had to undergo an amputation because of your leg injury, we're truly sorry. We know how difficult it can be to adjust after a life-changing injury.
You may have had to adapt your home, travel and daily routines because of your amputation. This costs a lot, and we know you've probably had to pay for these adjustments. You may also have had to leave your job, or at least take a long time off.
Compensation can help you pay for the equipment and support you need to get your independence back.
Causes of leg injuries
No matter what the cause of your leg injury, if it happened in the last three years and wasn't your fault we may be able to help you.
Below are some examples of accidents that can cause leg injuries. Click on any of them to read more about each type of accident:
If you don't feel ready to talk to us yet, you can try our online claims checker which tells you whether you could claim based on your answers to some simple questions.