Shoulder Injury Compensation Claims
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- Shoulder Injury Compensation Claims Information
- What is a Shoulder Injury?
- How Much Compensation Could I Get for Shoulder Injury Claims in the UK?
- What Are The Common Causes of Shoulder Injury?
- What Are The Different Types of Shoulder Injury?
- Shoulder Injury Compensation Claims Calculator
Shoulder Injury Compensation Amounts
Shoulder Injury Compensation Claims Information
Shoulder injuries can occur in many different scenarios, but more commonly, shoulder injuries result from accidents at work, in public places, in schools, and road traffic accidents. Perhaps one of the most typical shoulder injuries is Adhesive Capsulitis, widely known as ‘Frozen Shoulder’, whereby the shoulder joint becomes so stiff and painful that it simply cannot be moved. Like many injuries that affect the shoulder area, including dislocation, should injuries can last for a long period of time so it’s only right that victims of accidents causing shoulder injuries are sufficiently compensated.
If you’ve suffered from a shoulder injury as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, you may be eligible for compensation. Please get in touch with our experienced claims experts today for friendly, no obligation advice.
What is a Shoulder Injury?
The term ‘shoulder injury’ covers all manner of pain, damage or disease that affects the shoulder area of the body.
Shoulders are very mobile joints in the body that play an integral role in the action of the arm, and as such, the shoulder is at high risk for injury. Such injuries can include; damage to a rotator cuff, dislocation, damage to ligaments and tendons, bone fractures, and more. Shoulder injuries happens for a large number of reasons, including workplace accidents, road traffic collisions, general slips, trips and falls, and more.
How Much Compensation Could I Get for Shoulder Injury Claims in the UK?
Over time, we have dealt with a large number of shoulder injury claims and victims who have been awarded compensation have received funds in large sums, in some cases, up to five figures. Compensation awarded for shoulder injuries covers a wide variety of claims, including physiotherapy, loss of income and more. To find out more about compensation amounts, try using our compensation calculator.
If you have suffered from a minor to serious shoulder injury as a result of clinical negligence or an accident that wasn’t your fault, then you may be entitled to compensation. Call our legal experts today on 0800 699 0079 to find out if you are eligible to make a claim today.
What Are The Common Causes of Shoulder Injury?
You can claim compensation for a shoulder injury as a result of an accident that was not your fault, and such injuries are sustained under many different circumstances. Here are some common causes of shoulder injury:
- Dislocated shoulder as the result of a slip, trip or fall in a supermarket
- Shoulder sprain as the result of heavy lifting or machinery operation
- Repetitive shoulder injury as the rest of repetitious work
- Shoulder fractures as the result of being hit by an object
- Broken shoulder as the result of a road traffic accident or collision
What Are The Different Types of Shoulder Injury?
Contrary to popular belief, there are a vast number of shoulder injuries that people can suffer from, which include but are not limited to the following:
- Adhesive Capsulitis
- Frozen Shoulder
- Biceps Tendon Tear
- Broken Collarbone
- Broken Shoulder
- Dislocated Shoulder
- Shoulder Blade Fracture
- Shoulder Dystocia
- Scapula Fracture
- Proximal Humerus Fracture
- Shoulder Injury At Work
- Shoulder Impingement
- Clavicle Fracture
- Shoulder Replacement
- Separated Shoulder
- Shoulder Instability
- Shoulder Joint Tear
- Arthritis in the Shoulder
- Shoulder Trauma
- SLAP Tear
- Glenoid Labrum Tear
- Shoulder Tendonitis
- Chronic Shoulder Instability
- Shoulder Surgery
- Shoulder Bursitis
- Tendonitis of the Long Head of the Biceps
Shoulder Injury Compensation Claims Calculator
If you have suffered from a minor to serious shoulder injury, you may be entitled to compensation. The actual amount of money that you could potentially receive is largely dependent on two main factors; the first being the severity of your shoulder injury, and the second, how your shoulder injury has impacted your everyday life. Use our quick and easy compensation calculator below to find out how much money you could be entitled to.
Minor Shoulder Injury Compensation Amounts
|Minor shoulder injuries generally comprise of damage to soft tissue, and claims are largely based upon the duration of symptoms experienced as a result.|
|£1,500 – £7,100|
Moderate Shoulder Injury Compensation Amounts
|Moderate shoulder injuries can be more serious. In some cases, frozen shoulder can restrict movement and the victim can also suffer from extreme discomfort as a result.|
|£6,150 – £10,900|
Severe Shoulder Injury Compensation Amounts
|Severe shoulder injuries, in most cases, will predominantly be permanent. Such injuries can includes dislocations or damage to the lower part of the brachial plexus, causing long-term pain and suffering.|
|£10,070 – £17,300|
Permanent Shoulder Injury Compensation Amounts
|Permanent shoulder injuries may result in victim becoming significantly disabled. Long-term, severe shoulder injuries are often associated with neck injuries.|
|£15,250 – £41,500|
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Choose Tylers to Make Shoulder Injury Compensation Claims?
Our professional team of legal experts can help you to claim the compensation that you’re entitled to. If you have suffered from a shoulder injury, whether it be a dislocation, sprain, frozen shoulder or other injury, that wasn’t you’re fault, you may be eligible to make a claim. Whether you suffered the accident at work or elsewhere, get in touch with our claims specialists for friendly, no obligation advice. Here at Tylers Solicitors, with years of successful claims experience combined with our no-win, no-fee approach, we’re confident that we can help you process your shoulder injury to claim so that you’re able to receive the compensation you deserve.
What Can I Claim For If I Have A Shoulder Injury?
Clients often ask us what exactly is covered by their claim so that they have a better understanding of their entitlement. Perhaps the most common claims for damages associated with shoulder injuries cover the following:
- General damages
- Loss of income
- Medical expenses
What Causes Frozen Shoulder Injuries?
Frozen Shoulder is perhaps one of the most common shoulder injuries. Frozen shoulder can be caused by both trauma and injury, at work and during surgery. This is not to suggest that these are the exact causes, but in most cases, these instances form the strongest associations with shoulder injuries. Frozen should can, in fact, worsen if the joint is kept stationary for any length of time.
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We Accept Nationwide Shoulder Injury Compensation Claims
Here at Tylers Solicitors, we are proud to offer a comprehensive range of expert legal services, including shoulder injury compensation claims. Our claims specialists are just a phone call away from helping you to process your should injury compensation claim, and with a no-win, no-fee guarantee, you’ve nothing to lose. For more information, please call us directly on 0800 699 0079 or alternatively, please feel free to fill in our online contact form and one of our experienced claims experts will be in touch.
- Arthritis in the Shoulder
- Fractures in the Shoulder
- Shoulder Impingement
- Shoulder Instability
- Tendon Inflammation in the Shoulder