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Amputation claims

At Unite Legal Services, we believe that losing a limb shouldn’t mean you lose your independence.

Whether your accident is a result of a catastrophic injury or medical negligence, you are eligible to make a claim for amputation compensation. Sometimes an amputation is recommended after the initial incident or as a form of treatment.

Your Unite membership means that we campaign for the highest standards of protection for members at work, but we also offer legal advice and support if you, or a non-working family member, is seriously injured and has an amputation.

Through our experience of dealing with amputation compensation claims, we understand what support is needed for amputees and their family following an accident at work, on the roads, or medical negligence, and help them to rebuild their lives.

Our dedicated team of serious injury and medical negligence lawyers will make sure you are financially supported and will secure an interim payment to cover any immediate costs. We will ensure your amputation compensation covers the costs of medical expenses, as well as adaptations needed to your car and home, or to purchase new, more suitable accommodation. We will also help you to source cutting-edge prosthetics.

If you are a working Unite member who has had an amputation, we will support you in your return to work. And as part of your amputation claim, whether you are employed or not, we will ensure you have access to the very best rehabilitation and care, so you are physically and emotionally prepared for the future. We have a wealth of experience in dealing with amputation claims and work closely with charities and support groups.

Making an amputation compensation claim


If you, or a non-working family member, has had an amputation as a result of an accident or medical negligence, contact Unite Legal Services for free legal advice and to start a claim for amputation compensation.

Getting legal advice early on is crucial. It is important to contact us to start your amputation claim as soon as you are able. Our expert team of serious injury lawyers will work with you and your union to build a case and secure the maximum amputation compensation to help you regain your independence, and access rehabilitation services as soon as possible.

By making an amputation claim through Unite Legal Services, you will keep 100% of your amputation compensation and you won’t pay a penny in legal fees, whereas if you take your claim elsewhere, you could lose up to 25% of your settlement.

Read our guide to making an amputation claim for more information. 


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