Limb Injury

Limb Injury

If you’ve sustained a limb injury due to the fault of another person or organisation, whether it occurred at work, in a public place, or as a result of negligent medical treatment, you may be entitled to make a claim for personal injury compensation.

Our highly skilled person injury solicitors can advise in relation to all kinds of injury, including sprains and strains, broken arms and legs, serious compression injuries, and amputations. We’ll accurately assess the merits of your claim and whether you’re likely to be successful, as well as provide advice on the amount of compensation you could receive.

We understand the devastating impact a limb injury can have on your immediate and long-term mobility and mental health. Regardless of the severity of your injury, if someone has negligently or intentionally caused you harm, you deserve to be compensated for any pain, suffering, and financial losses. Depending on the individual circumstances of your case, you could receive compensation for losses, like loss of earnings, loss of quality of life, and the costs of rehabilitation and counselling.

Our full solution personal injury service means we assist our clients throughout their recovery, including helping you access rehabilitation support services where necessary and ensuring your claim takes into account all your future rehabilitation and care needs.

We take most of our clients on a No Win No Fee basis, meaning you’ll pay no upfront costs for our services. We also offer all new clients a free initial consultation to discuss the particulars of your case and our No Win No Fee agreement terms.

For further information, please contact our limb injury solicitors by giving us a call, emailing, or filling in our enquiry form at the top of the page.


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Our personal injury solicitors’ limb injury expertise

 We handle cases concerning all manner of limb injuries, including:

  • Upper limb injuries
  • Lower limb injuries
  • Nerve injuries of upper limbs and lower limbs
  • Strains and sprains
  • Torn ligaments
  • Broken legs
  • Broken arms
  • Broken wrists
  • Broken ankles
  • Broken shoulder blades
  • Broken fingers or toes
  • Fractures
  • Dislocations
  • Pulled muscles
  • Cartilage damage
  • Complex regional pain syndrome
  • Amputations

We have wide-ranging experience assisting clients who have injured their limbs as a result of:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Workplace injuries
  • Injuries in public places
  • Medical negligence

Limb injuries in road traffic accidents

Road users owe all other road users a duty to take reasonable care not to cause them injury. “Road user” includes not only motorists, but cyclists, motorcyclists, passengers, and pedestrians.

If someone breaches their duty of care to you, such as driving while using a mobile phone or driving carelessly or recklessly, and you are injured as a result, you may be entitled to make a negligence claim.

Limb injuries in the workplace

Your employer has a legal duty to keep you safe from harm. If your employer breaches this duty, for example by failing to comply with or implement health & safety procedures, they can be held liable if you suffer an injury as a result. Common workplace injuries include:

  • Faulty or unsafe machinery
  • Falling from a height
  • Wet or uneven flooring
  • Poor lighting resulting in trips or falls
  • Tripping or falling on stairs

Limb injuries in public places

Limb injuries occur in public places where the owners or occupiers of the space have failed to keep the area free of hazards. Common injuries often involve slips, trips, and falls as a result of dangers like wet or uneven flooring, poor lighting, faulty handrails, broken stairs, or objects causing trip-hazards.

If you’ve had an accident in a public place, including supermarkets, shopping centres, parks, train stations, town centres, and leisure centres, we can help you take legal action against the owner or occupier responsible.

Medical negligence

In the vast majority of cases, doctors and other medical professionals uphold rigorous standards of care to ensure their patients are diagnosed and treated quickly and appropriately. However, unfortunately, in some circumstances these standards slip, sometimes resulting in injuries which can range from inconvenient to life-changing.

If you’ve suffered a limb injury and you suspect it is due to the negligence of a medical professional, we can help you claim compensation. Some examples of negligence include:

  • Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis, for example, a doctor missing the signs of sepsis resulting in amputation
  • Poor management of conditions such as diabetes which results in limb injury and amputation
  • Injuries during surgery, such as severe limb compression resulting in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

How do No Win No Fee claims work?

We understand that the idea of starting a limb injury compensation claim can be daunting and that you are probably concerned about the costs involved, particularly if you’re currently unable to work due to your condition.

That’s why we offer most of our clients our legal services on a No Win No Fee basis. No Win No Fee Agreements (also known as Conditional Fee Agreements) allow you to make a compensation claim with no financial risk to yourself.

You won’t pay any of our fees upfront; in fact, you’ll only pay some legal fees if you win your case, the majority of which we’ll seek to recover from the defendant.

We offer a free initial consultation for all new clients to discuss your case and our No Win No Fee Agreement structure. We can also discuss alternative fee arrangements if necessary (such as obtaining funding from your legal expenses insurer or trade union). Get in touch to set up your initial appointment today.

How much compensation can you get for a limb injury?

The amount of compensation you can get for a limb injury will depend on the individual circumstances of your case. However, depending on the severity of your injuries and the impact on your quality of life, you could receive compensation for things like:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Rehabilitation
  • Loss of earnings
  • Loss of earning capacity
  • Costs of home help and home adaptations
  • Costs of childcare
  • Costs of travelling to and from medical appointments

At the beginning of your case, we will discuss your short-term and long-term needs for restoring your quality of life and aiding your recovery, as well as providing advice on the kind of compensation you could claim. We will specifically discuss early rehabilitation.

Why choose IBB Claims’ personal injury solicitors for your limb injury claim?

At IBB Claims, we are a dedicated firm of personal injury solicitors with substantial experience successfully winning compensation on behalf of our clients.

Our goal is to achieve justice for individuals across the country by helping them secure the support they need to rectify the impact of their injuries and move on with their lives as soon as possible.

Amongst our team we have Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners recognised solicitor, Malcolm Underhill, who has devoted his career to personal injury and clinical negligence cases. Malcolm is a Fellow of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). Malcolm also trains other lawyers.

Our team also includes Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners recognised solicitor, Simon Pimlott. Simon has nearly 2 decades of experience helping clients claim compensation for personal injury and clinical negligence and is also a member of APIL. Simon has been described as a Rising Star by Legal 500.

We are accredited by the Law Society and we have also been awarded the Lexcel Accreditation for our excellent client care and legal practice management.

We are independently regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Get in touch with our limb injury solicitors today

For further information, please contact our limb injury solicitors by giving us a call, emailing, or filling in our enquiry form at the top of the page.

  • Malcolm Underhill
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  • Simon Pimlott
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  • Jacqueline Almond
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  • Justin Govier
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