Tetraplegia Compensation Claims Information

Tetraplegia is a life changing condition that leaves a victim of an accident with severe paralysis, which will result in a total loss of all or most of their limbs and their torso. Sufferers of tetraplegia will need to be cared for full-time for the rest of their lives and will need to be accommodated accordingly, such as moving to a new premises that will be required to make their lives more comfortable, such as a bungalow. Even life’s simplest tasks will become much more difficult for any tetraplegia victim.

This is where Tylers Solicitors can help, as we are experienced enough to get the most compensation for tetraplegia victims, in order for their carers to purchase specialist equipment and make renovations that will assist them at home.

What are the Causes of Tetraplegia?

There are several occurrences that can lead to tetraplegia paralysis, which include:

  • Suffering from a stroke
  • Sustaining a neck injury
  • Being involved in a motor vehicle accident
  • suffering an accident at work
  • Falling from a height
  • Diseases that effect the spinal cord
What are the Symptoms of Tetraplegia?

There are various symptoms that can lead to the knowledge of being a victim of tetraplegia. There are different types if injuries and illnesses that can have an effect to the spinal cord that will lead to the condition and a loss of function from the neck down. Symptoms include:

  • Impairment to their limbs
  • Burning pain in effected areas
  • Loss of bladder and / or bowel control
  • Loss of sexual appetite
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spasticity
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Deep vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Loss of digestive system
  • Pressure sores
  • Frozen joints
How Long Until I Can Claim My Tetraplegia Compensation?

Different types of claims vary, generally the more complicated the injury or illness, the longer it can take. You have three years to claim at the time of diagnosis and compensation can be awarded anywhere between two to five years. Medical records and other paperwork can speed up the compensation process.

How Badly Can Tetraplegia Really Be?

On top of the emotional pain that is caused by such a terrible condition, it’s hard to imagine being in the situation and how much of a life changer it actually is, especially if it was as a result of an accident that was not their fault. If that was the case for somebody close to yourself, and you wish to create a compensation claim case against those responsible, then you will require the services of expert solicitors who are experienced in that sort of area.

Tetraplegia Compensation Claims Calculator

If you have been injured and it’s resulted in a more serious case of Tetraplegia, you could be eligible to make a claim. The quantity of money you receive will depend on the how serious and life changing the injuries are. and the impact (or potential impact) it can have on your personal and working life. Do you want to find out how much money you could be entitled to? Use Tylers’ simple Tetraplegia compensation calculator below!

Minor Tetraplegia Compensation Amounts
While all cases of Tetraplegia can be extremely serious, these injuries are the least severe. These sort of injuries could include less serious strains, disc prolapses ans soft tissue injuries. The duration of the symptoms is the prominent factor here as they may not be permanant and could go away by itself.
Up to £12,500
Moderate Tetraplegia Compensation Amounts
In these cases, it may not be severe but the symptoms may be borderline life changing. The injuries may be those such as a crushed fracture of the lumbar vertebrae where there is potential risk of developing other life threatening conditions such as osteoarthritis. Contact us today to start your claim.
£22,500 to £30,910
Serious Tetraplegia Compensation Amounts
In these instances, it may lead to chronic conditions where even treatment may not resolve the disabilities that have been caused as a result of the injury. You feel serious pain and comfort on a regular basis and sometimes it can be unbearable. if this sounds like your situation, call Tylers today.
£30,910 to £55,590
Severe Tetraplegia Abuse Compensation Amounts
In these instances, diagnosis and symptoms are severe and they will involve damage to the spinal cord and nerve roots. In some cases, this can lead to paralysis and a significantly impaired bladder, bowel and sexual function. If this sounds like your situation, get in touch with us today as you will be owed compensation.
£72,620 to £128,320

Frequently Asked Questions

Why Should I Choose Tylers to Represent Me?

If you would like to make a compensation claim for a Tetraplegia case then call Tylers Solicitors today for a no-obligation chat on (freephone) 0800 699 0079 today!

Our expert team are waiting for you call so we can get started with it right away. We have the best professionals to deal with your case and we operate on a no-win, no-fee policy. This means you will only pay us a fee if we are successful with your case. There’s no risk involved for our clients.

How Can Tylers Solicitors Help?

There are going to be many changes to the life of a tetraplegia victim where they will most probably not be able to work again, ever. If the injury was somebody else’s fault then the victim who suffered the injuries should be compensated accordingly.

We are very flexible, we believe in serving our clients so that they will receive justice and their deserved compensation.

In order to make a compensation claim, you will have to fill an online form or telephone us on 0800 699 0079 and our expert solicitors will assess your case and determine whether it is worth processing. The process is very simple, we will guide you in all stages of processing a Tetraplegia Compensation Claim until the victim fully compensated.

Where Can I Find More Information on Tetraplegia?

If you’re wanting to find out more about Tetraplegia, the symptoms and everything else about it before you make a claim, we have made it easier for you to do so. Here are some links below that are of high authority for your reference:

  • http://www.spinal-injury.net/tetraplegia.html
  • http://www.tetraplegicliving.com/what-is-a-tetraplegic-disability-infohttp://www.brainandspinalcord.org/spinal-cord-injury/paraplegia-vs-quadriplegia-tetraplegia.html
  • http://www.brainandspinalcord.org/spinal-cord-injury/paraplegia-vs-quadriplegia-tetraplegia.html

 

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

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We Accept Nationwide Tetraplegia Compensation Claims

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