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Shoulder Injury Compensation
The shoulders are an important part of the human body and are involved in just about every movement we make. As a result, when the shoulder is injured it can be very painful and can be very uncomfortable. If you injure your shoulder as a result of the negligence of a third party you should consider making a claim against them which will not only compensation you for the physical pain but will also reimburse you for any other loss you have incurred such as medical bills, damage to property and loss of income.
Make a Claim for a Shoulder Injury
The amount of compensation you can claim following a shoulder injury will depend on the seriousness of the injury and can be assessed by one of our personal injury solicitors Wakefield who are experienced with shoulder injury compensation claims. Obviously, the more serious the injury and the longer the recovery time the larger the compensation claim. The following is a rough guide to the amount of compensation you can claim following an injury to the shoulder:
Minor Shoulder Injury – up to £8,000
Slightly Serious Shoulder Injury – up to £12,000
Serious Shoulder Injury – up to £30,000
To make a successful compensation claim following a shoulder injury there are certain steps that you should follow. The first is to seek medical attention without delay, even if the injury is not particularly painful at first. You should also take pictures of the surrounding area where the accident took place and obtain the details of any witnesses and ask whether they are happy to provide statements in support of your claim.
Shoulder Injury Claim Lawyers
Our specialist personal injury solicitors Wakefield will help you to gather evidence, make a claim and negotiate a settlement on your behalf, all on a no win no fee* basis. This means that if your claim is unsuccessful you will not have to worry about being left with expensive legal fees to pay, whilst if your claim is successful your legal fees will be paid for by the negligent party’s insurance company.
In order to make a successful claim you should ensure that you make it within three years of the date of the accident that resulted in your shoulder injury.
We are experts in all forms of body specific injury claims. If you have been hurt in an accident and would like to learn more about claiming personal injury compensation then select the area of your body that has been affected and then call us to discuss your case.