The most common symptom of a hernia is ache and feeling of weakness in the abdomen or groin area. Sometimes, you can also have a bulge in that area. It can affect your ability to move and you can also lose your earnings. Fortunately, you can claim for workers’ comp hernia settlement in the UK if the hernia was caused because of your work.
Lawswood Claims has injury claim specialists having expertise in claiming work comp hernia settlement. We have helped a lot of victims of workplace accidents to get maximum settlements for their injuries. Workers’ comp umbilical hernia settlement and inguinal hernia workers’ compensation are two of the most common types of claims for this injury. No matter what type of hernia injury you have, we are here to help you get the maximum settlement amount for it.
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From hernia compensation payouts to eligibility for the claim and causes of the injury, there may be plenty of questions that may be bothering you. Let’s have a look at them and get answers to the most frequently asked questions about hernia injury claims at work in the UK.
As mentioned earlier, A hernia injury is caused when you have tears in your abdominal muscle wall. It is a soft tissue injury, occurring in the groin area, that can lead to severe complication. You may have to spend hundreds or thousands of pounds because of your injury. But you can get compensation from your employer if the injury was caused because of your work. This compensation is called a hernia injury claim.
We often get a question “I got a hernia at work can I sue?”. To know the eligibility for a hernia workers’ comp, you should know about the injury at work claim. It’s because both have the same rules.
If you have sustained a hernia injury because of your work and the negligence was not yours, you may be eligible to get a hernia compensation claim. For more details, get in touch with us to know whether you are eligible or not.
There are several different types of hernias you can suffer from. Let’s have a look at some of the most common types of hernia injuries you can develop in your workplace.
No matter what type of hernia you have, you can claim compensation if the fault was not yours.
Sometimes, a hernia may develop over time while sometimes a workplace accident can be behind this injury. If you have developed your hernia at work, let your employers know about it. They may have an existing hernia at work compensation package for such a condition.
If a workplace accident has caused you a hernia injury, you should prove that you were not at fault to get compensation money. So get medical treatment, note the date and time of the accident, get the details of witnesses and collect every piece of evidence that can be helpful in getting or maximising hernia compensation amounts.
Also, keep track of all the expenses you had to bear because of this injury. They can be extremely helpful in maximising your compensation.
If you have been in a workplace accident, no matter what type of injury it causes, there are five main areas you can claim for. Let’s have a look at what type of expenses does an average workers’ compensation settlement for a hernia cover.
You may have to bear some other types of expenses as well. You can also recover them when making your claim. But, it’s best to hire an injury claim specialist to maximise your compensation without going through any hassle.
A hernia mesh, aka surgical mesh, refers to surgical repair of the hernia. The mesh is made up of synthetic materials. It is used to strengthen the hernia repair and to prevent its recurrence. Making hernia mesh injury claims can help you get compensation for the cost you had to bear on hernia mesh.
Let’s have a look at the average hernia mesh compensation amounts you can get in the UK.
|Type of Hernia Mesh||Hernia Mesh Settlement Amounts|
|Hernia Mesh Removal Surgeries Compensation||Upwards of £25,000|
|Severe Hernia Mesh Complications Amounts||£11,890 to £21,190|
|Moderate Hernia Mesh Complications Amounts||£5,590 to £13,080|
|Minor Hernia Mesh Complications Amounts||Up to £6,330|
Your compensation may be different from the average settlement for the hernia mesh mentioned above. Discuss your case with us to get a better idea of how much compensation you can get.
How much compensation you get for a hernia injury at work depends on multiple factors. One of the most crucial factors is the severity of your injury. Let’s have a look at what you get for different types of hernias at work.
|Type of Injury||Severity||Amount||Description|
|General Psychological Damage||Severe||£45,840 to £96,800||Severe injury-causing inability to function in work and life|
|Moderately Severe||£15,950 to £45,840|
|Moderate||£4,900 to £15,950||Life-altering stress caused because of the hernia|
|Less Severe||£1,290 to £4,900||mild stress from the hernia injury|
|Reproductive System – Male||Impotence and/or sterility||Up to £117,700||Extremely rare, but a hernia near the groin area may cause infertility|
|Reproductive System – Female||Infertility||Up to £141,630||Highly unlikely, but still possible|
|Chronic Pain||Severe||£35,200 to £52,660||Constant searing pain affecting your workability|
|Moderate||£17,600 to £32,180||Possible recovery but after significant pain and discomfort|
|Scarring||£6,550 to £19,000||Very noticeable and unsightly scars|
|£7,230||Inevitable scarring caused by an operation|
|£1,980 to £6,550||A single or several superficial scars|
Discuss your case with us to get a better idea of how much compensation you can get for a workplace hernia injury.
One of the most common types of hernias is an Inguinal hernia. It happens in the groin area at the top of your inner thigh. If you are suffering from this injury because of your workplace, you may be entitled to get inguinal hernia settlements.
Let’s have a look at how much compensation you can get for an inguinal hernia injury at work.
|Severity of Inguinal Hernia||Inguinal Hernia Workers compensation|
|Direct inguinal hernia, with some risk of recurrence||£6,100 – £8,000|
|Minor Inguinal hernia with full recovery without any further symptoms||£3,000 – £6,300|
You may also need mesh surgery for it. In this case, you can also get inguinal hernia mesh settlements. Get in touch with us to know more about how much compensation you can get.
Under a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA), you will only pay our fee when you get hernia compensation payout from your bank account. Whether you have your savings or not, Lawswood Claims helps you get the maximum hernia compensation payouts without charging you anything. You will neither have to lay us before the case nor during the claims management process. Under a Conditional Fee Agreement (CFA), you will only pay our fee when you get hernia compensation payout from your bank account.
To claim your compensation, get in touch with us. You can schedule your appointment with us via filling the form, Whatsapp, Email, talking to our live chatting team or call us directly. Then discuss your hernia work-related injury with us. After that, we will begin your claim process. So get connected to us to discuss your case for FREE and get the maximum settlement for your hernia injury.
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