Quadriplegia Compensation Claims Information

Someone can suffer from quadriplegia due to many reasons such as spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, and stokes. The brain and the spinal cord are two main parts of the body, and when the spinal cord gets injured, the brain cannot properly communicate with the different parts of the body. As a result, the movements and sensations of the arms and legs cannot function properly.

What is Quadriplegia?

Paralysis of both the arms and legs are called quadriplegia. Quadriplegia is an inability to move the upper and lower parts of your body. This is a severe health complication that can virtually make it impossible to move without the support of any other people. Usually, Quadriplegia affects the arms, legs, and fingers. But in rare cases, it might affect the chest, head, neck, shoulders among other body parts. This is an indication of the spinal cord injury that affects the sensations and movements of different parts of a body. If the injury is more serious it can impair the overall movements of the body.

How Much Compensation Could I Claim for Quadriplegia Conditions?

Though Quadriplegia is a severe health complication but it is curable. You will have to spend more for this expensive treatment. You can claim compensation for quadriplegia to cover your  expenses and lost earnings as well. To get the compensation, you need to know the legal procedures and to hire a solicitor to present your claim. The amount of the compensation will be decided by the judge depending on the severity of your injury.

For example, a five- year-old girl, Nick Warren of Scotland got around £175,000 compensation for quadriplegia. Ciaran of Manchester got £150,000 quadriplegia compensation claim due to the negligence of medical staff. For quadriplegia compensation claim, you can get around £150,000 to £220,000.

What are the Symptoms of Quadriplegia and How Can I Get Diagnosed?

It is not difficult to recognise the symptoms of quadriplegia. Quadriplegia is a health complication that fully or partially impairs the functioning and movements of the hands and legs. It can also paralyse the lower part of the body completely. The symptoms are different for different people. In some cases, someone might experience the sensation and find it impossible to move the body. In other cases, patients are able to move the body a little but unable to feel the sensations.

There are some common symptoms of the Quadriplegia such as loss of sensation in legs, arms, and in the neck, loss of the ability to move the legs and arms voluntarily, incontinence of bladder and bowels, breathing difficulties, blood clots, pain, and impotence. While experiencing all these symptoms, one can consult the doctor to know the reasons. Your doctor will do the diagnosis to find out the root cause.

Why's it Important to Know the Legal Structure?

The treatment of Quadriplegia is expensive. A common man finds it difficult to bear the treatment expenses. In the UK, a person can find many Quadriplegia patients, who are going through a difficult phase to deal with this complication. But you can make this process easier by claiming compensation for Quadriplegia. You just need to know the legal procedure to file your compensation. If you are suffering from quadriplegia and are looking for compensation then this article can help you in a great way. Below you can get the details of the legal procedure, the amount of the compensation, and when you can claim and how you can get the compensation.

Quadriplegia Compensation Claims Calculator

If you have suffered from a minor to severe quadriplegia injury, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation. The amount of compensation you receive will depend on the severity of the the injury, and the circumstances it can have on your life. Curious about how much money you could be entitled to? Use Tylers’ simple Quadriplegia compensation calculator below!

Minor Quadriplegia Compensation Amounts
While all cases of Quadriplegia can be extremely life-changing, it’s important to segment the different types of injuries to identify the compensation amounts you could be owed. In this case, the effect of quadriplegia injury may result in a person’s inability to function normally in social activities. 
Up to £22,130
Moderate Quadriplegia Compensation Amounts
In this case, the injury is slightly more serious and symptoms may consist of constant discomfort and pain that is present daily. If this sounds like your situation and you need assistance, get in touch with our team today.
Up to £34,000
Serious Quadriplegia Compensation Amounts
In this bracket, such features may include nerve root damage with associated loss of sensation, impaired mobility, impaired bladder and bowel function, sexual difficulty and unsightly scarring.
Up to £61,400
Severe Quadriplegia Compensation Amounts
In these instances, this is the most severe type of Quadriplegia that you can sustain. This may involve injuries sustained to the spinal cord and nerve roots, leading to a combination of very serious consequences not normally found in cases with back injuries. There will be severe pain and discomfort and incomplete paralysis.
Up to £140,000

Frequently Asked Questions

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

For filing a Quadriplegia compensation claim, you should first hire a solicitor. You do not need to be worried much about the payments as many law firms will be prepared to fight your compensation case without asking for any fee. You can go for a no win, no fee payment structure to get rid of all legal expenses. No win, no fee’ is a payment structure agreement that is made between the solicitor and client.

This pay structure means that you will not make any payment until you have not won your quadriplegia compensation claim. Under any circumstances, if you failed to get any compensation, the solicitor will not charge you any fee for your case. This is a safe procedure and you will not lose anything at the end.

Where Can I Find More Information on Quadriplegia?

To get more information about the Quadriplegia, compensation claim, and its legal procedure, you can simply consult any law firm. They will offer you all the required information about the quadriplegia, the legal complication, about the amount of the compensation and when and how to file a compensation claim.

Many law firms do not charge a consultation fee. You only need to meet them after experiencing this disease. You can also claim compensation for any of your family member who is suffering from quadriplegia. You can take the help of the internet to know more about this dreaded disease and compensation as well. Many experts and lawyers will be available to answer your queries.

How Can I Make a Claim for Compensation?

You can make a compensation claim with the help of any solicitor. If you have suffered this health complication as the result of any accident and due to the negligence driving of other vehicle’s driver then you can successfully claim the compensation. You will find many law firms they can come forward for your help without demanding any fee.

The quadriplegia compensation claim will cover all your medical expenses, the cost of pharmaceutical, cost of future care, cost of lost wages, and loss of earning ability. To get the compensation, your solicitor needs to prove that you have got these injuries as the result of the negligence of another party.

How Long Do I Have To Make a Quadriplegia Compensation Claim?

You can immediately claim for the quadriplegia compensation after the accident to get better results. You have the legal right to claim compensation within three years that starts from the date of the accident. If that time period crossed you will not be able to claim for any compensation for your injuries. Hence, it is always suggested to go for the compensation as soon as possible and to hire an experienced solicitor for your purpose.

If you have suffered Quadriplegia as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault then you may be able to make a claim. Call Tylers today on (freephone): 0800 699 0079 to see if you can make a claim today.

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We Accept Nationwide Quadriplegia Compensation Claims

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