Claiming hip injury compensation
If you’ve had an accident that’s left you with a hip injury we can help you get the compensation you deserve. Whether it was as a result of an MVA, accident in public through the negligence of a medical practitioner or from a Workplace Incident, we’re here for you.
We know that hip injuries can be painful and stressful. Hip injuries hamper your mobility and take many months to heal. Whatever the cause, if your injury wasn’t your fault, then there’s a good chance we’ll be able to help you start a compensation claim to cover the costs and impacts.
We realise that in some cases it can be difficult to tell who’s at fault for an accident, which is why our friendly team can point you in the right direction on whether they think you can make a claim.
If you want to start a claim right away, or are simply looking for advice about your accident call us on 1800 106 107 .
Why claim hip injury compensation?
Following a hip injury pain and impairment can often make it impossible to work, especially if you’ve suffered a serious injury.
Taking time off work can make your situation and recovery process even more stressful.
You don’t deserve additional stress from finances on top of everything else, particularly if your injury happened through no fault of your own.
We can help you start a claim for compensation which can help you with the financial impacts of an injury, such as:
- The duration or frequency of hospital visits
- Any medical treatment or physiotherapy you need to fully recover
- The impact on your loved ones such as their loss of earnings, travel, hotel costs and any care they’ve given
- The cost of repeat prescriptions
- Adaptations to your home, travel arrangements and leisure activities
- The costs of reduced hours, or change of roles due to your injury
Millner and Knight will negotiate your compensation with the other party to make sure you can move on with ease.
Causes of hip injuries
Unfortunately, hip injuries are very common. One can injure hips in slips, trips and falls, road traffic accidents and accidents at work. If you’re unsure whether you have a claim, there’s no harm getting in touch
with us to find out if we can help. Our calls are free and confidential, and you’ll never be pressured into starting a claim.
Slips, trips and falls
Retailers such as supermarkets, pubs, and restaurants are legally required to keep patrons safe. This includes cleaning up spillages and keeping passageways clear of trip hazards.
If they have not followed these rules and you’ve been injured, the accident wasn’t your fault and you may be able to claim compensation.
Road traffic accidents
Road traffic accidents can cause hip injuries as an unexpected and intense impact on the joints and bones is common.
Whether you’re a driver, pedestrian, cyclist or motorcyclist, our no win no fee lawyers will help you if your road accident was not your fault. This might be accidents caused by poor road conditions due to lack of maintenance.
Accidents at work
You can injure hips via heavy lifting or repeated strenuous movements. This type of movement can stress the hip joint and result in pain and injury. You might feel that the injury was your fault. If you were not given the correct training, safety equipment or lifting aids, then the accident was definitely your employer’s fault.
Hip injuries caused by medical negligence
We also help people make medical negligence claims for botched or faulty hip replacements.
If you left hospital following a hip replacement resulting in further complications or pain that was caused by your nurse, doctor or surgeon making a mistake, then we can help you make a claim.
If you’ve had to undergo a second surgery to replace a faulty replacement joint or have had to have surgery as a result, then you may be able to make a compensation claim too.
Osteoarthritis is a very painful condition caused by damage in and around your joints that doesn’t fully heal. Symptoms may include pain, stiffness and swelling. It can often develop in repeated movements by the joints, especially if these movements are strenuous.
If you’ve developed osteoarthritis because of your work, we could help you.
How to begin your hip injury claim
The first step toward claiming for a hip injury is to get in touch with us on 1800 106 107 one of our friendly advisors will talk with you about what happened and ask you some questions about your experience.
All of our advisors go through extensive training to be able to give you the correct advice and are trained to understand the physical, emotional and financial implications your injury will have on your life and the lives of those around you.
We realise that you may feel uncomfortable talking about your accident, which is why our advisors will do everything they can to put you at ease. They can also tell you if you have grounds for a successful claim. At that point, the choice is yours. There’s absolutely no obligation to continue, but if you give us your permission to go ahead, we’ll put you through to one of our expert lawyers to claim on your behalf.