How Much Could My Dupuytren’s Contracture Claim Be Worth?Find out how much compensation you could be awarded for a successful Dupuytren’s Contracture claim
What Is My Claim For Dupuytren’s Contracture Worth?
It is impossible to give an exact figure as to the amount of compensation you might be eligible to without going in to the details of your case. There are strict conditions that must be adhered to when making a claim for compensation for work related Dupuytren’s Contracture. These involve the amount of time you spent working in the job upon which you blame the disease and also the volume of exposure to vibration that you were subjected to. The best way to find out more is to contact one of our solicitors for free to discuss your case.
The size of the payout you ultimately receive will be based on the severity of your injury and the way in which it has made your quality of life deteriorate.
Here are some examples of how the compensation might be valued:
Minor Hand Injury – if your injury is not particularly serious or if it recovers within a few months you could be entitled to between £700 – £3,500.
Moderate Hand Injury – if your injury is more serious, if it does not recover or if surgery fails to help it get any better then you could expect to receive between £4,500 – £11,000.
Less Serious Hand Injury – if you have a significant impairment with use of your hand that will not recover despite receiving treatment surgery you could be entitled to between £12,000 – £24,000.
Serious Hand Injury – if you have suffered to the extent that you now have less than 50% of the capacity than normal, if your grip has diminished and your lack of dexterity causes you real problems with day to day living you might expect to receive between £24,000 – £51,000.
As stated above, it is impossible to tell how much compensation you are entitled to until we know some more details about your case. It is free to contact our solicitors and you are under no obligation to continue with a case unless you wish to do so. Contact us today and let us find out the best way to help you get the payout you deserve.
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Free Legal Advice
If you are unsure whether you have a claim for Dupuytren’s Contracture as a consequence of your work environment, then call our personal injury claims team for free for no obligation advice on making a claim. They will ask you some simple questions about your condition, talk to you about what’s happened and can tell you if you have a viable claim for compensation or not. Call us 24/7 on 0800 122 3130.
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