Paraplegia Compensation Claims Information

Paraplegia is referred to as an impairment in sensory function especially in the lower extremities. This condition is often caused by a spinal cord injury or congenital condition like spina bifida, which affects the spinal canal’s neural elements. Some of the areas of the spinal canal, which is mostly affected in the paraplegia are thoracic, lumbar, and sacral regions. You can correct four limbs when affected by tetraplegia, paralysis, or quadriplegia. Alternatively, you can always correct your affected limb by a process called monoplegia.

How Much Paraplegia Compensation Could I Get?

Paraplegia is a popular disease among senior citizens, which makes it one of the most expensive medical conditions in UK. Remember that the amount of compensations that you can claim often depend on a couple of factors. For instance, it can cost you from £1,500 to £4,500 in the UK, this is depending on the type of insurance cover that you had taken from the insurance company.

However, you should understand certain factors before taking these insurance covers since they will determine the amount of compensation you can claim. These factors are:

1.)  The state of Paraplegia condition.

2.)  The terms and conditions.

3.) The amount of premium that you pay.

 

What are the Symptoms of Paraplegia?

The Symptoms of Paraplegia will always depend on the degree of spinal cord that is involved. You can tell them in these ways:

  • Loss of muscle control or movement in the feet, toes, legs or trunk
  • Loss of feeling within your legs, feet, trunk or toes
  • Tingling in your legs, toes, trunk or feet
  • Loss of bowel as well as bladder control
  • Sexual difficulties
How is Paraplegia Diagnosed?

You should get a professional do a physical examination. This will help you learn about the symptoms to help you take earlier measures when detected. A medical history is important when you need the best solution. You should involve neurosurgeons, neurologists and orthopedists during the diagnosis in cases of paralytic injury occurrence.

You can also have medical photographs taken of your spine via a scan. These inlcude:

  • CT scan
  • MRI scan
  • Myelography
What is Spastic Paraplegia?

Spastic paraplegia is also a paraplegia form defined by spasticity or flaccid paralysis of the affected muscles. However, with information, you will always understand on the measures that you can take when improving your health. You should ensure that you do a test early to detect the condition when looking for the best treatment option from the medical experts.

Paraplegia Compensation Claims Calculator

If you have suffered with the paraplegia condition, you could be entitled to claim your fair share of compensation. The quantity that you could be entitled too comes down to factors such as the severity of the injury, and whether or not there’s been a lasting impact on your lifestyle and working life. Looking to find out how much you could be owed?  Use Tylers’ simple paraplegia compensation calculator below!

Minor Paraplegia Injury Compensation Amounts
In the cases with minor Paraplegia injuries, this may result in mobility issues and not being able to function normally. Furthermore, you may also have experience of tingling in the legs and starting to feel less sensation in the body. Get in touch with us today about claiming for Paraplegia. 
Up to £10,000
Moderate Paraplegia Injury Compensation Amounts
In these cases, paraplegia might be more prominent, forcing you to take time off work or miss personal activities due to an increasing amount of pain. Body sensations may be worrying and tingling sensations can increase. Get in touch with us today.
£10,000-£22,000
Serious Paraplegia Injury Compensation Amounts
Symptoms in this bracket, start to get serious and life threatening. It could cause you mental health problems such as depression due to a lack of mobility, difficulty with bladder and bowel functioning and a greater loss of sensation throughout the body.
£31,000 to £130,000
Severe Paraplegia Injury Compensation Amounts
In severe cases with paraplegia injuries, you will experience chronic pain that can leave you bed bound for days. This can sometimes be permanent damage with little hope. If you are experiencing paraplegia injuries that have resulted in your life turning upside down, we can help you get the claim you deserve.
Up to £170,000

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Tylers a No-Win, No-Fee Paraplegia Claims Solicitor?

Whether you need a ‘No Win or No Fee’ claims solicitor, it will depend on your preference to risk. You should ensure that you evaluate yourself and make an informed choice depending on what you need for your health. The state of Paraplegia will also determine whether you will want a ‘No Win or No Fee’ claims solicitor.

Where Can I Find More Information on Paraplegia?

When you need information about Paraplegia claims, you should visit the websites with the most relevant information. Most of these websites have vital information that will help you choose the best Paraplegia claims product that would enable you make more claims depending on what you need. Alternatively, you can seek help from certified health insurance agents who will help you understand Paraplegia claims and ways to make an informed decision.

How Can I Make a Compensation Claim for Paraplegia?

When you want to make a given compensation claim, you should inform the insurance company of the state of the Paraplegia condition. The insurance company will do their analysis before making that best choice especially when you want to get the best deals in terms of claims that you will be compensated. It is important that you do not want until the state of Paraplegia deteriorates before you can make your claims depending on what will best fits your health needs.

How Long Until I Can Make a Claim?

The duration until you can make a claim depends on the agreement with the insurance company and the premiums that you have made over the periods. The state of Paraplegia can also determine the duration in which you have to wait before making your first compensation claim.

Need more information? Don’t worry, our expert claims solicitors will advise you along the way

Call today on 0800 699 0079 to start your compensation claim!

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We Accept Nationwide Paraplegia Compensation Claims

Here at Tylers Solicitors, we are proud to offer a complete range of legal services, including paraplegia 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.