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24 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury, PI Tech

The future of prosthetics – two companies delivering fun and function to children who’ve experienced limb loss

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Louise Hart, partner in our Personal Injury team and expert in limb loss claims, takes a look at a couple of inspiring organisations making prosthetics easier to access for kids who live with limb loss across the world.

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24 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

£1.6 million for amputation following a motorcycle accident

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JC was only a teenager when he had a motorcycle accident which resulted in severe leg injuries.

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16 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

£3.14 million compensation for delayed diagnosis leading to amputation

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Simon Elliman recovered £3.14 million for L,  a female client who became tetraplegic as a result of a delay in diagnosing and treating a spinal abscess.

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16 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

£825,000 for negligent delays leading to amputations

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A client, represented by Simon Elliman, recovered damages of £825,000 for a claim involving delays in providing surgical treatment, leading to sepsis, partial amputation of both thumbs, two fingers and all ten toes, and ultimately a below knee amputation of her left leg.

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29 August 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Personal Injury, PI Tech

What if fingers cannot be re-attached? How prosthetics tech helps those who have experienced injury to their hands

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Recent news that a man may regain the full use of his hand after severing most of it in an accident demonstrates how amazing modern medicine can be, but what happens when fingers can’t be re-attached?

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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets

Amputations related to personal injury

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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets

Upper limb amputation

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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets

Lower limb amputations

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10 January 2018 0 Comments Posted in Videos

Margaret’s story – life after the Bath tipper truck tragedy

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Margaret Rogers, survivor of the Bath tipper truck tragedy, talks openly about her recovery and the role compensation played in helping her rebuild her life.

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2 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies, Personal Injury

Man receives £785,000 out of court settlement after defective saw severs fingers and damages hand

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The Claimant, a 29 year old man received £785,000.00 for the personal injuries sustained whilst operating a defective saw which kicked back causing his left hand to be taken in towards the blade of the saw, causing him to sustain an amputation of his left hand below the level of his little and ring finger and sustain extensive injuries to his middle and index finger.

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The world’s changed, but has its view on disabilities?

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In 1992, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed that the 3rd of December would be known as the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). This year, it coincides with the UK Disability History Month, which is running from 22 November to 22 December.

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27 January 2012 0 Comments Posted in Case Studies

Stone quarry worker who suffered an arm amputation receives £475,000 after horrific accident at work

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When Mr W* set off for work one day in September 2001 he expected it to be a usual day at the quarry, but it quickly turned into a day of disaster. Mr W worked at a local stone quarry …

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