Perineal Tear Compensation Claim Information
A perineal tear is one of the most unpleasant things that can happen during childbirth. In most cases, this issue can be avoided through other treatments, such as a C-Section or Episiotomy. If you’ve suffered a perineal tear during childbirth, then you may be entitled to make a claim for medical negligence compensation. Tears of this kind aren’t just painful and unpleasant, they can also cause serious issues to other parts of your body. It is common, for example, for perineal tears to cause serious injuries to the anal muscle.
How do perineal tear claims happen?
Many of these are related to negligence on the part of the medical staff. If you’ve suffered a personal injury in a hospital, we are here for you. Here at Tylers Solicitors, we can help you to make perineal tear compensation claims following any kind of supermarket injury. Our experienced personal injury solicitors can help you to get the money and the justice that you deserve.
Can I make a perineal tear accident claim?
If you’ve suffered a serious perineal tear in the UK, then you may be able to make a claim for compensation. As perineum tearing during childbirth is avoidable, it can be an example of serious medical negligence on your doctor’s part.
What Kinds of Perineal Tearing Can I Claim For?
Here in the UK, you are able make medical negligence compensation claims following 2nd, 3rd or 4th degree tearing of the perineum. Failing to conduct an episiotomy or diagnose the risk of a perineal tear is a serious sign of medical misconduct which can have life-changing complications. Here at Tylers Solicitors, our team of no-win, no-fee legal specialists can help you to get the compensation that you are entitled to.
What are the Complications of Perineal Tears?
The more severe a perineal tear is, the more complications you are likely to suffer from. For 3rd and 4th degree tears, you can suffer from stool leakage, pain during intercourse and excessive pain when moving, sitting or laying down.
Perineal Tear Compensation Amounts
If you have had a Perineal Tear and want to know the average amount of compensation you can claim, use our quick compensation calculator below to calculate the average compensation you will receive.
2nd Degree Damage to the Perineum
If you suffer from a Minor tearing of the perineum, which heals after a few weeks, you could be entitled to a claim.
£2,000 to £8,000
3rd Degree Damage to the Perineum
If you are unfortunate enough to suffer from moderate tearing which heals after a few weeks or months; usually requiring surgery to repair, you will be able to claim compensation.
£8,000 to £30,000
4th Degree Tearing
If you are unfortunate enough to suffer from Serious tearing which requires surgery to resolve and can take months to properly heal, you will be able to claim compensation.
£30,000 to £80,000
4th Degree Tearing with Long-Term Complications
If you have suffered serious tearing of the perineum which requires surgery to treat. Accompanied by long-term complications and health issues, including stool leakage. Then you will be able to make a claim.
£80,000 to £300,000
Frequently Asked Questions
What Factors Increase the Chance of Perineal Tearing?
There are a range of different factors which can alter the chances of a perineal tear during childbirth. Some of the factors which can increase the chance of tearing include:
- Mother’s Weight.
- Child’s Weight.
- First-Time Mothers.
- Birth Muscles Strength.
- Past Perineum Injuries.
No win, no fee Perineal Tear claims solicitors.
Tylers Solicitors are no win, no fee Perineal Tear solicitors, which means if you lose your case, you do not pay us a fee.
Why choose Tylers Solicitors to start your compensation claim?
Tylers Solicitors will always strive to get you the maximum compensation amount possible for the injuries you have suffered after being in hospital, along with any loss of earnings and medical costs incurred.
We also value the solicitor/client relationship very highly throughout the claims process and believe that communication is the key to a successful compensation claim.
How are Perineal Tears Treated?
Perineal tears are normally treated using stitches. For the more serious tears, you might have to undergo emergency surgery following the birth. These serious complications can often require anaesthetic to be treated.
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