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Loss of Sight Claims

Duncan Lewis Loss of Vision Compensation Claims Lawyers UK


Sight loss is one of the most traumatic events an individual can experience – and if sight loss occurs as a result of the negligence of another party, a compensation claim for loss of sight can be made.


Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors are renowned for handling loss of sight claims – and we frequently act for clients who have experienced sight loss as a result of:


  • Accidents at work
  • Agricultural accidents
  • Birth injuries
  • Blast injuries
  • Building and construction accidents
  • Diabetes claims
  • Head injuries
  • Industrial accidents
  • Infection
  • GP negligence
  • Live combat injuries (caused by negligence)
  • Ophthalmologist negligence
  • Public liability claims
  • Sports accidents.


Sight loss can occur as a result of trauma – or if an underlying medical condition such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetes or hypothyroidism is not diagnosed or is misdiagnosed.


Whether your sight loss has been caused by an accident resulting from employer negligence, or as a result of medical negligence, Duncan Lewis solicitors can advise you on making a no win no fee compensation claim for loss of sight.


How to make a claim for loss of sight


There is generally a three-year limitation period for making no win no fee loss of sight claims – and as sight loss can deteriorate further, it is important to seek expert legal advice on making a claim as soon as possible.. In some circumstances limitation can be extended.


Children who suffer sight loss as a result of negligence before the age of 18 can make a claim for compensation up to the age of 21 – your Duncan Lewis solicitor can also advise parents and guardians on how to make a no win no fee loss of sight claim before a child reaches the age of 18 by acting as the child’s Litigation Friend.


Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors always press for maximum compensation in loss of sight claims – and can also advise on rehabilitation, access to welfare benefits, adaptations to the home, mobility aids and assistive devices.


Contacting Duncan Lewis Personal Injury Solicitors


Duncan Lewis personal injury solicitors usually accept loss of sight claims on a no win no fee basis, otherwise known as a Conditional Fee Agreement.


Duncan Lewis Solicitors have offices across England and Wales – call 033 3772 0409 and ask to speak to one of our specialist claims solicitors about making a no win no fee claim for loss of sight. A family member can contact us if a loved one diagnosed with loss of sight has been hospitalised or is unable to call.


Getting the help you or a loved one needs to cope with sight loss is vital to adapting to your new circumstances once loss of sight occurs – your Duncan Lewis solicitor will make sure you receive the financial compensation and other support you need, so that you can adjust and rebuild your life.


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