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Paraplegia and paralysis compensation

In some of the worst injuries at work or in other accident events, the injury can be so severe that it causes long-lasting and permanent paralysis. Such conditions can cause irrevocable changes to the affected person’s life, significantly restricting their mobility and their ability to perform everyday tasks. While the extent of the paralysis can vary from person to person, anyone affected may be able to claim paraplegia and paralysis compensation for the harm caused.

As one of the more serious conditions we handle as personal injury lawyers, we understand how daunting it can be to begin a paraplegia or paralysis compensation claim. Whether claiming for yourself or on behalf of a family member, we can handle a case like this with the sensitivity that is merited, as we do for all our clients.

We aim to make the claim process smooth and stress-free, whilst we work hard to recover the most compensation we can possibly can for the injured person.

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Making a hernia mesh claim

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In recent years, concerns have been growing surrounding the use of hernia mesh. A worrying number of patients have experienced complications following the implantation of hernia mesh, such that they are suffering from pain and injuries that are often irreversible. However, what many patients may not know is that they may be eligible to make a hernia mesh claim to recover compensation for any harm done to them.

Although there has previously been a pause on the use of pelvic surgical mesh, and the treatment is used less widely than it has been in past, there has not yet been a similar kind of recall for hernia mesh in the UK. Yet, when the worst does occur, the impact on the patient can be devastating.

Our specialist medical negligence lawyers at The Injury Lawyers are here to help those  affected by hernia mesh claim compensation to recover damages for their difficulties.

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Breast surgeon Ian Paterson – hundreds of potential victims yet to be contacted

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Despite the fact a year has passed since the independent review into breast surgeon Ian Paterson and his treatment of patients, it is understood that hundreds of his former patients have yet to be contacted in the ongoing patient recall. It may be that approximately 6,500 of Paterson’s patients have been contacted, but a total of 11,000 may still need to be reviewed.

Paterson is currently serving a 20-year sentence after being convicted of wounding with intent. His unnecessary practices, such as mastectomy procedures that were not required, were not only dangerous, but also incredibly traumatic for the victims, leaving them with physical and mental scars.

We believe that it is not only Paterson who should be held accountable – the hospitals in which he worked in have a lot to answer for too. It is shocking that such treatments completely bypassed hospital management, and it suggests that systematic failings allowed Ian Paterson to get away with his harmful actions. As such, we believe that there are many of Paterson’s patients who may still be able to make a medical negligence claim. If you have been contacted by the hospital involved, or if you believe you have been affected, do not hesitate to contact us for advice on your potential claim.

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Claiming for a serious injury from a fall

roof falls

We all suffer from small trips and falls over the course of our lives. In some cases, the consequences of a serious injury from a fall can be devastating.

A fall can induce pain and/or reduced mobility in any number of body parts, and the effects do not stop at physical damage. They can often provoke long-term mental health struggles as a result of the harm a serious injury can cause to your quality of life. While such incidents may not be reversible, compensation claims can often help to mitigate the impact on a victim’s life, providing recompense for the daily difficulties they now have to face.

A serious injury from a fall can arise in all manner of situations and environments, even in those where the risk is not overt. It is important to equip everyone with information regarding the actions they can take in the aftermath of such an unfortunate event.

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Essure compensation claims

Surgery compensation claims

Many women are coming forward to make Essure compensation claims after suffering severe complications from the use of an Essure device.

Some women who have had Essure devices implanted, as a form of permanent birth control, have had to undergo further surgeries and treatments to remove the device. In some cases, it has fractured into small pieces inside them and the patient has had to have multiple surgeries to remove the fragments, some resulting in a full hysterectomy.

It has been estimated that 100,000 women in the UK may have had the Essure implant fitted, meaning tens of thousands of women could have suffered serious, lifelong complications as a result of potential clinical negligence and/or a lack of informed consent. We know what a devastating impact this can have on people’s lives and we are here to help you fight to get the justice you deserve by making Essure compensation claims.

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Ankle injury compensation claims

ankle injury compensation claims

Have you suffered an ankle injury as a result of a workplace accident or other accident? You could be entitled to make a compensation claim.

Ankle injury compensation claims could be fairly substantial, depending on the severity of the injury. We can give you some brief guidance into exactly how much you could claim later in the article.

The Injury Lawyers are here to help anyone we can with ankle injury compensation claims. Our dedicated team has streamlined the process for claimants so you can have a smooth and hassle-free experience. Our goal is to make the process as easy as possible for you – we can speak in clear, simple language and we can keep you updated at every stage of the process. And for eligible clients, we can do it all on a No Win, No Fee basis.

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High chances of hernia mesh readmissions

mobility issues

While hernia mesh is still widely regarded as a necessary medical treatment, a large number of patients have been subject to hernia mesh readmissions. Many have reported complications, including chronic pain, reduced mobility, organ perforation, and infections.

Indeed, with international guidelines suggesting that 1 in 10 patients will experience chronic pain following the treatment, it is unsurprising that there are many hernia mesh readmissions, in which patients require further reparative treatment or even a removal of the implant.

At The Injury Lawyers, we have been helping people with the ongoing controversy surrounding hernia mesh and vaginal mesh treatments for a long time. In our view, we find it incredibly concerning that the government and the NHS have yet to take more significant action regarding the use of mesh implants. While the treatments may be successful for many patients, this does not allay the suffering of those whose lives are turned upside down by the use of surgical mesh. We are here to support anyone who has experienced the adverse consequences of hernia mesh implants, as you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Medical product liability claims

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When it comes to medical product liability claims, we are proven experts.

As a specialist firm of injury lawyers with years of experience in representing victims for serious medical product cases, our experience is extensive. Because of this, we have been able to successfully streamline our claims process with the view to provide our clients with the best, smoothest and simplest service possible.

We know how damaging it can be to have faulty medical devices fitted, and the side-effects that can come with these kinds of problems can be significant. That is why we are here to help you get the justice that you deserve by representing you for your medical product liability claims on a No Win, No Fee basis.

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Claim compensation for loss of sight

eye claim

Have you suffered a serious personal injury resulting in your ability to see being affected? You could be eligible to claim compensation for loss of sight, and we may be able to represent you for a legal case on a No Win, No Fee basis.

At the Injury Lawyers, we focus on serious personal injury claims, with a huge proportion of the personal injury matters we represent people for involve serious injuries. Our work ranges from serious road accidents, work accidents, medical negligence, dental negligence, and more.

When it comes to niche claim types like claiming compensation for loss of sight, we are well equipped to be able to help you. You can speak to our experienced team who will be happy to help and take your case forward if it is an eligible claim for us to be able to do so.

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Inadequate Basildon University Hospital maternity unit

care home negligence

Basildon University Hospital maternity has been rated ‘inadequate’ after failures involving six serious cases. The maternity unit has been ordered to make urgent improvements after further concerns were raised recently about the safety of the maternity unit and its patients.

The Basildon University Hospital maternity unit has faced a number of investigations for serious cases that have raised issues surrounding the hospital’s care of patients. The maternity unit first came under fire in 2019 after the deaths of a baby in September 2018 and Gabriela Pintilie, 36, in February 2019, reportedly put down to ‘medical ineptitude.’ Further investigation into to unit found 5 other cases that were also linked to failings of care.

Further to this, a woman whose son died shortly after he was born, after 22 weeks of pregnancy, has been critical of the care and support she received during her pregnancy. She told BBC News that ‘Nearly every day I was having doctors come in encouraging me that I needed to terminate the pregnancy, even though there was nothing wrong with him.’

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