The effects of an amputated limb whether it is a lower or upper amputation can be devastating both in terms of physical disability and also psychological hurdles which you are confronted with.
If you have had one or more of your limbs amputated following an accident, or due to negligent medical treatment, you will naturally have concerns about your own future and how it will impact on your family life. The cost of future care and assistance can be a significant financial burden. Getting the best advice can make a big difference to the quality of your life, now and in the future.
Amputation injury claim expertise
Withy King’s legal specialists deal with amputation claims due to personal injury or clinical negligence. We understand the huge impact on your life that an amputation causes. But our help doesn’t simply end with making a claim for compensation.
“Life is moving on for us at last. We would both like to take this opportunity to thank you very much for all your hard work and dedication which you put in for us to achieve what you did.” [Withy King client testimonial]
We look to your future needs to make sure that your lifestyle, and that of your family, is as good as possible following your claim. We will cover all of the areas that will improve your quality of life, including:
- Working with medical experts to ensure you get the best advice on your rehabilitation and long term care needs;
- Helping you achieve a more independent lifestyle through careful assessment of your long term care needs and identifying any special equipment that will assist you. We will help introduce you to occupational therapists, physiotherapists, case managers and prosthetists that specialise in amputation cases.
- Adapting your home to best suit your changed lifestyle. We have strong links with architects who specialise in adapting homes following personal injury.
- Providing for your long-term security by ensuring that your compensation award is protected and will provide for you in the future. Our specialist Wills and Trusts team can advise you on the benefits of long-term protection provided by creating a will or trust as well as advice on effective tax planning so your future is safeguarded.