Osteoarthritis Compensation Claims

If your life, or the life of a loved one, has been affected by osteoarthritis, we can help.

If your injuries were caused by someone else's actions or negligence, you may be entitled to claim compensation.

Claiming injury compensation with a solicitor

You can make a compensation claim with the help and support of a personal injury solicitor.

Your solicitor will ask you about what happened, and they will collect evidence to prove what caused your injuries. Your solicitor will also work out how much money you can claim, based on your injuries, lost earnings and other expenses.

We can help you make a personal injury compensation claim on a No Win No Fee basis.

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Introduction

Osteoarthritis is a progressive condition that occurs when the cartilage around the joints breaks down and wears away. Bones under the cartilage then rub together which, over time, causes pain, inflammation, and loss of mobility, particularly in the knees, hips, elbows, wrists, and thumbs.

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the UK. Many individuals who develop arthritis as a result of injury or illness don't realise what triggered the condition.

Osteoarthritis can be triggered by:

If you have developed osteoarthritis after an accident, or as a result of workplace activity, you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation.

What if I was diagnosed months after the osteoarthritis?

Depending on how your osteoarthritis happened, the three-year time limit may only start from the date you are diagnosed and learn of the cause of your injury. In some cases, this can be months or years after the cause occurred.

Chris Salmon, Director

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Chris Salmon, Director