Achilles Tendon Injury Compensation Claims
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- Achilles Tendon Compensation Claims Information
- What are the symptoms of Achilles tendon rupture/damage?
- How do injuries to the Achilles tendon occur?
- Should you file an Achilles Injury Compensation Claim?
- Who’s Most Likely to Win an Achilles Tendon Claim?
- Achilles Tendon Injury Compensation Claims Calculator
Achilles Tendon Injury Compensation Amounts
Achilles Tendon Compensation Claims Information
If you want to start a claim for an Achilles Injury then you should discuss your case with a lawyer specialising in Achilles Injury claims such as Tylers Solicitors. This will ensure that your claim has the best chance of success because we have the competence and professional expertise required to process a claim for an Achilles Injury.
If you want to proceed with your Achilles Injury compensation claim then you should call Tylers Solicitors freephone on 0800 699 0079 and we can then proceed to talk you through your Achilles Injury compensation claim. Alternatively, if you are on your mobile phone, you can call 0333 577 0320, which is free to call with free minutes on your mobile phone.
What are the symptoms of Achilles tendon rupture/damage?
The Achilles tendon controls the up and down movement of the foot. Being that this is the case, symptoms of a ruptured or damaged tendon are typically associated with the ability to move the foot in such a motion. Primarily, when an Achilles tendon has become ruptured or damaged there will be a definitive snapping sound at the base of the heel followed by intense pain. It is not uncommon for a person to temporarily lose consciousness due to the intensity of the pain from a ruptured Achilles heel. In instances where a strain has been placed upon the tendon an individual may experience symptoms which include:
- Difficulty in walking
- Irritation of the heel
- Pain within the calf muscle
- Bruising and swelling around the ankles
- Limited motion of movement with the foot
How do injuries to the Achilles tendon occur?
The most common injury is caused by individuals who have not put a strain upon the muscles and tendons of the foot. The injury is caused when that person over exerts themselves and the weakness of the tendon and muscles, in turn, get damaged. Elderly individuals are at a higher risk of such damage. Additionally, individuals who have a history of foot and leg sprains, tears, and injury are at higher risk.
Should you file an Achilles Injury Compensation Claim?
Compensation claims are based upon establishing the negligence of a third party for the injury. That being stated:
If you or your dependent has received an injury due to a coach or personal trainer “pushing” you beyond realistic goals and physical limits which has resulted in injury to the Achilles tendon, you may have grounds for a claim.
Elderly persons which have undergone physical therapy and have received an injury to the Achilles tendon as a result of negligence may have grounds for a claim, especially if the elderly individual has had pre-existing conditions in the legs and feet which would warrant special attention to such are.
People who have received an injury caused by negligence to sports terrain which caused the foot to snap back and injury to befall them may have grounds for a claim.
Who's Most Likely to Win an Achilles Tendon Claim?
Any person who has suffered permanent damage to the foot as a result of injury to the Achilles heel, specifically any individual which must use a wheelchair or other form of mobile assistance to walk, definitively have grounds for a claim.
If you have had a foot amputated due to neglect during surgery on the Achilles tendon, then you may have grounds for a claim.
People who have suffered an injury to the Achilles heel and were misdiagnosed as to the severity may have grounds for a claim, especially if the misdiagnosis caused further damage to the tendon.
Any individual who has suffered an injury to the Achilles tendon and feels that the injury is the result of another person’s negligence should seek the professional opinion of a claims expert. Injuries should be diagnosed and treated by a doctor, nurse, or medical professional as soon as possible.
Achilles Tendon Compensation Claims Calculator
If you have suffered an Achilles tendon injury and it wasn’t your fault, you could be owed compensation. Perhaps you sustained this injury in sports or any other unnecessary incident. Whatever it may be, we can help you make your claim. Use Tylers’ simple Achilles tendon compensation calculator below!
Minor Achilles Tendon Compensation Amounts
|If you sustain an ankle injury or sprain your ankle which results in an Achilles injury, then you could be owed compensation. This category isn’t the most serious but it can lead to instability.|
|£5,000 to £10,000|
Moderate Achilles Tendon Compensation Amounts
|Moderate Achilles Tendon injuries can result in painful symptoms. All though, this category is not the most serious, it may result in you being on crutches for a sustained period of time and cause you to stay away from daily activities that you would otherwise participate in.|
|£8,000 to £12,000|
Serious Achilles Tendon Compensation Amounts
|If you have sustained an injury that’s resulted in divided tendons, then you may have to have an operation to repair your sustained injury. Furthermore, this type of Achilles tendon injury can often result in a very restricted movement.|
|£13,000 to £18,000|
Severe Achilles Tendon Compensation Amounts
|In these instances, this is the most serious type of Achilles tendon injury. The likelihood is that your tendon may be completely divided which will result in surgery, causing limping and scarring. This will result in you having longer spells out of physical activity and sports.|
|£16,000 to £22,000|
Frequently Asked Questions
When Should You File For a Claim?
Compensation claims have a time limit and so the sooner you file, the more apt you will be to receiving compensation for your injury. Those which file a claim need to understand that various documentation will be needed at certain times during the claims process. Compensation is based upon the gravity of the negligence, the gravity of the injury, the time that the person has had the injury, and the financial obligations which have resulted from the injury. It is strongly recommended that a person use a professional claims representative to file the claim.
Is Tylers a No-Win, No-Fee Achilles Tendon Compensation Claims Solicitor?
Are you looking for a professional and personal injury solicitors to help you out with your Achilles tendon injury claim? At Tylers, we’re proud to offer a no-win, no-fee service that helps everyone we work with to have the best possible chance of winning their claim. You will only pay us a compensation fee if we are successful in your claim. Even then, it will only come out of your eventual settlement fee.
How Can Ankle Injury Compensation be Calculated?
There are various different ways that compensation can be calculated for different Achilles injuries. Firstly, a main factor is the severity of the injury and how you sustained it. For example, if you have sustained a minor Achilles injury and it isn’t going to cost you any money for operations or time off work, you won’t be entitled to as much as you would if you sustained a severe injury. Furthermore, financial expenses is also a critical factor. If you have paid out in expenses for treatments then you could be owed more compensation.
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We Accept Nationwide Achilles Tendon Compensation Claims
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we are proud to offer a complete range of legal services, including Achilles tendon injury compensation claims. Our no-win, no-fee legal experts are just a phone call away from helping you to start your claim for compensation. For more information, don’t hesitate to call us directly on 0800 699 0079. Alternatively, you can also email any questions or concerns you might have through our simple online contact form. We’ll get back to you as soon as we can.