If you’ve suffered a perforated or ruptured bowel through no fault of your own, you could be eligible to claim compensation. Read on to find out more about these types of claims, and discover whether you need to contact a compensation claims solicitor.

How Much Compensation Could I Receive for Perforated or Ruptured Bowel Compensation Claims?

  • Penetrating bowel injuries: between £10,000 and £20,000
  • Full loss of bowel function: up to £100,000
  • Perforated bowel as a result of medical negligence: up to £185,000

What are Perforated or Ruptured Bowel Claims?

The bowel is an essential part of the digestive system – if it ruptures, the consequences can be life-threatening. A small nick or cut can cause the contents of the bowel to leak out into the body, which can also lead to infection, septic shock or permanent organ damage.

There are a number of different causes for a ruptured or perforated bowel. If you already suffer from health problems, such as Crohn’s disease, you’ll be at a higher risk of perforations or ruptures. Injuries can also cause a tear in the bowel, especially blunt trauma. Medical negligence is also a key factor in many bowel perforations. Misdiagnosis of an illness can lead to the bowel rupturing – in some serious cases, the bowel can be nicked by surgeons during an operation, causing a puncture wound.

If your claim is successful, you’ll be awarded compensation. The amount varies based on a number of factors, including the severity of the perforation (and any lasting damage it’s caused). Those assessing the claim will also consider any financial losses you’ve incurred as a result of specialist treatment, or not being able to work.

Whatever the cause of your perforated bowel, get in touch with our team today and discover whether you could be able to claim compensation.

What Are the Potential Complications of Perforated or Ruptured Bowel Claims?

  • Infection – if infection spreads to the surrounding organs, there’s a risk you could lose the function of them altogether.
  • Sepsis – this is an infection of the blood, which is life-threatening if not diagnosed and treated appropriately.
  • Peritonitis – this occurs when the layer of tissue which lines the stomach becomes infected, usually with bacteria or fungi.
  • Septic shock – this is another side effect of infection. It can cause organ failure and abnormal blood clotting.

How Can Compensation Help You to Recover?

We know that compensation can’t turn the clock back on your perforated or ruptured bowel. But it can certainly help you to get your life back after such a serious medical incident. You could recoup any lost earnings, as well as being reimbursed for any expensive treatments you sought. If you’ve had to adapt your home or your lifestyle as a result, the compensation will ensure you don’t suffer any undue financial difficulty.

Why Should You Trust Tylers No-Win, No-Fee Team for Compensation Claims?

If you have suffered a perforated or ruptured bowel 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.

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

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We accept Nationwide Ruptured Bowel Compensation Claims

No matter where you were injured in the UK, Tylers Solicitors are just a telephone call away from giving you expert advice about your compensation claim. If you would like to contact us about claiming compensation in the UK then telephone 0800 699 0079 today for a no obligation chat.