Soft tissue damage, such as bruises, strains and tears, can be painful and result in long-term health problems. If you’ve suffered a soft tissue injury because of somebody else’s negligence, our solicitors may be able to help you claim compensation.

How To Make A Soft Tissue Injury Claim

Call us on 0800 056 4110 for your free initial consultation. We’ll ask you some questions about the injury, including how it happened, whose fault you believe it is, and how your life has now changed.

If we think you have a claim, we’ll approach the person or organisation you believe is at fault. If they accept responsibility, we’ll negotiate a compensation settlement for you that takes into account your pain, suffering and the impact on your life.

If we think you have a claim but the other party doesn’t admit responsibility, we’ll still fight for compensation for you – all the way to court if necessary.

We can help you to claim for:

  • Sprains, strains and tears
  • Bruising
  • Bursitis
  • Lacerations
  • Burns
  • Nerve damage
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Crush injuries
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Ulnar neuropathy.

Soft tissue injuries may result in a loss of earnings, or you may need to retrain completely if you can no longer manage your role. We can help you to claim not only for these physical effects, but for the impact this has on your mental health.

How Long Do You Have To Make A Soft Tissue Injury Claim?

The standard time limits for claims are three years from the date of the injury, though we encourage you to claim as soon as possible because this makes it easier for us to gather evidence to support your case.

There are some exceptions to the three year time limit, for example if yours is a criminal assault claim, you’ll have two years to make a claim. We’ll assess your individual circumstances during your free initial consultation.

How Much Compensation Can I Claim For A Soft Tissue Injury?

There are no set compensation amounts for soft tissue injuries. Instead, we’ll look at your unique circumstances and assess your claim based on:

  • Your physical pain
  • Loss of earnings
  • Inability to take part in hobbies or manage routine tasks
  • Whether or not you’ll need ongoing treatment.

Where applicable, we can also help with interim compensation payments to cover costs while you wait for your compensation to come through. For example, if you need ongoing rehabilitation, we may be able to cover costs for travel to medical appointments.

No Win No Fee Soft Tissue Injury Claims

Most of our soft tissue injury claims are ‘no win, no fee’. This means that yours and your opponent’s legal fees are covered if you’re unsuccessful*. If you’re successful, your opponent will pay the majority of your legal costs. Any costs not paid by your opponent will be taken from your final settlement.

Why Choose Us?

Our leading legal teams have secured billions of pounds in personal injury compensation payments. We have offices throughout the UK, ensuring we’re on hand to deal with your soft tissue injury claim quickly and easily.

We’ll listen to your story and won’t rush you. If needed, our support and rehabilitation team could also  aid your recovery by helping you access rehabilitation and physiotherapy.

Contact Us

Call 0800 056 4110, or contact us online and we’ll arrange a call back to discuss your free initial consultation.

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