There are various forms of back injuries, with a range of different causes, but each of them can cause a great deal of pain, suffering and debilitating effects. If you or a loved one suffers from a back injury that you believe has been caused by the negligence of a third party such as a medical professional, medical facility, employer, local authority or council, occupier or owner of premises or fellow motorist, you can look into pursuing a claim for back injury compensation.
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In any back injury claim, one of the most important steps to take is to find an expert back injury solicitor, such as Hampson Hughes, who can provide trusted legal advice and guidance at every stage of your claim. Offering the expertise of a team of highly qualified back injury lawyers, Hampson Hughes Solicitors can provide you with friendly, knowledgeable and reliable legal guidance whatever your circumstances.
Our team of solicitors can offer specialist legal support for back injury claims, whether in the form of medical negligence or personal injury claims. We have been providing our trusted legal services to clients in Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham, London and across England and Wales, representing and advising individuals and families as they pursue their back injury compensation claims.
How do I know if I have a Back Injury Claim?
An individual can make a back injury claim if they have suffered an injury to their back that has arisen through the negligence of a third party. If the injury you’re experiencing can be linked to the negligent actions of a private or NHS medical professional, negligent employer, council or landowner, or reckless motorist, there may be a right to bring a potential claim for back injury compensation. You can get specific guidance on the details of your case through the expert advice of a back injury solicitor, but common causes of back injury compensation claims include:
Undiagnosed back injury, resulting in further damage;
Surgical errors that possibly could lead to a back injury;
Misdiagnosis of a fracture, causing a more severe back injury;
Workplace injury caused by lack of safety equipment or training from an employer;
Slipping or tripping accident at work or anywhere else e.g. shops, pavements etc;
Road traffic accident caused by another motorist;
Criminal injury compensation claim;
Please feel free to contact us on any act of negligence that you believe has led to your back injury. Our team of expert back injury solicitors here at Hampson Hughes are always ready to offer helpful and straightforward legal advice and determine whether we can help you to pursue a back injury claim. To get in touch with our personal injury solicitors and learn more about whether you’re eligible to claim compensation for a back injury, you can phone or email us today.
How can I make a Back Injury Claim?
There are a range of different back injury claim types. Any such back injury claim will require the expertise of a back injury solicitor in order to have the best possible chance of success.
At Hampson Hughes Solicitors, our experienced medical negligence and personal injury solicitors work tirelessly on behalf of our clients to prove that the negligence of a recognised third party led to the back injury they’re suffering. Should you instruct us, we will gather evidence on your behalf from many sources including patient medical records and the opinion of independent medical experts, as well as any interviewing any witnesses to a workplace injury, slip or trip or road traffic accident. We will always seek to provide the best possible evidence to support your claim that the negligence of the third party caused the back injury, as well as looking at the resulting impacts of the back injury suffered to ensure that you receive your maximum entitlement to compensation.
Our back injury solicitors will look to show how these impacts caused by the back injury have impacted on your life. We have represented many clients who have seen their back injury affect their ability to work, led to increasing treatment costs (e.g. physiotherapy or osteopathy) and caused a range of other impacts on their daily lives, not least the impact of ongoing pain and the burden it can cause to you and your loved ones and your enjoyment of life. Anyone who pursues a back injury claim through our medical negligence or personal injury solicitors here at Hampson Hughes will be fully informed and regularly updated on the progress of your claim in a clear, friendly and straightforward manner.
How much does a Back Injury Claim cost?
We understand that many potential claimants are likely to be concerned about paying for legal costs in order to bring their back injury claim. In many cases, our clients will be able to instruct us to pursue their claim on a ‘No Win No Fee’ basis, legally known as Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA). This is a funding option that suits many clients, since it allows us to recover legal costs from the defendant in the vast majority of cases and you do not have to pay a penny if your case loses (unless in very exceptional circumstances).
We can also act for claimants who may have an active insurance policy that covers them for legal expenses related to legal claims, with our back injury solicitors able to check with your insurance provider on whether your policy will cover your possible back injury compensation claim. For more information on any details related to funding your claim in the way that best suits your needs, get in touch with our legal team today.
What is the time limit on Back Injury Claims?
A standard 3-year time limit is allowed for back injury claims from the date that the injury has occurred, just as with the majority of medical negligence and personal injury claims. There are certain exceptions to these time limits, including:
In some cases, the time limit can be extended to the moment you first became aware of the medical negligence
Children are allowed up until their 21st birthday in order to bring a claim however please note that a trusted adult can pursue a claim on their behalf at any time when they are still under 18;
Those who lack mental capacity where different rules apply.
Given time is of the essence, it is very important that you contact our expert back injury solicitors as soon as you have suffered an injury or become aware that you may have suffered a back injury due to medical negligence.
How do I find an expert Back Injury Solicitor?
To ensure that you receive your maximum entitlement to compensation for your back injury, you will require an expert back injury solicitor. We are a leading personal injury firm and able to provide the best possible level of support and representation needed to ensure that you recover the compensation that you deserve. We are highly experienced and have a strong track record in this field. Should you choose us, you will be in safe hands.
Here at Hampson Hughes, we are fully equipped to assist clients in Liverpool, London, Birmingham and throughout England and Wales with their back injury compensation claims. You can rely on us from initial consultation through to final settlement. We guide and inform our clients at each stage of the claim process in a clear and professional manner. Our medical negligence and personal injury lawyers have helped many individuals and families to pursue a back injury claim. Please contact us today by phone, email or online contact form for more information on your possible claim.
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