Spinal Injury Claims
The consequences of spinal injury can be devastating, ranging from subtle effects on a person's lifestyle to major disability. Where the damage occurred as a result of someone else's negligence, a sufferer will be searching for answers and effective support.
We can assist in making a spinal injury claim and securing the compensation necessary for rebuilding a life after spinal injury.
Spinal Injury Claims: How We Help
We are known for our compassionate, sensitive approach. Our spinal injuries team includes several former clinical professionals now practising as lawyers, who have the detailed medical knowledge to fully investigate your claim.
We offer a free initial discussion to talk through your issue and offer our opinion, and we can guide you through the options available. Once a claim is in progress, we can also advise on rehabilitation and care options to help you move forward.
You can read more in our spinal injury information and guides
What a spinal injuries claim could cover
Your needs after a spinal injury may be extensive, and we can help you make a full assessment of the compensation you will require. This can include payment for:
- On-going medical care and rehabilitation treatment
- Adaptations to your home
- Payments for pain and suffering and the effect on your lifestyle
- Compensation for lost earnings and pensions
Because the effects of spinal injury are so varied, there needs to be a full, searching assessment of the support you need. Our experienced solicitor can ensure that you receive the best level of compensation for you injuries.
Cauda Equina Syndrome
The cauda equina (Latin for 'horse's tail') is a bundle of nerves around the base of the spine. Injury or infection can cause inflammation in the area, with the potential for catastrophic nerve damage. This is a rare condition, with very specific characteristics in both medical and legal terms.
Michelmores' Angie Maxwell is a cauda equina syndrome specialist, with the extensive casework experience and medico-legal knowledge to get the best possible results.
If you would like to discuss a claim relating to spinal injury, you can contact us for free, discreet and impartial advice on 0800 0730140.