Orthopaedic injury claims are very common to those working in the militaryOwing to the requirement for high levels of fitness, both physical and mental, members of the forces can often have their careers curtailed, through medical downgrading and/or premature medical discharge, following injury.

This can be a devastating experience, because members of the forces are often unable afterwards to enjoy comparable careers, not only in terms of remuneration and benefits, but also the camaraderie and the rewarding and exhilarating nature of serving in the Armed Forces.

Gorvins’ military personal injury department, is an established and highly regarded team specialising in these complex types of claims.

What types are orthopaedic injuries are there?

Military claims for (often serious) orthopaedic injuries include:

  • Fractured limbs and similar injuries sustained during ‘tabs’ and other training exercises
  • Serious hand and other injuries sustained during mortar and other ballistics training / exercises
  • Fractured ribs and pelvises
  • Spinal fractures and other spinal injuries
  • Skull fractures

Why choose Gorvins Solicitors?

Gorvins’ military personal injury department has the knowledge, experience and contacts (with barristers, medical and other experts, and providers of rehabilitation and support services etc.) to ensure a nuanced and holistic service to our orthopedic injured military clients.

This allows us to provide a service which includes not only maximising compensation for injuries and losses, but also securing appropriate rehabilitation and support.

How can Gorvins help and next steps

Gary Boyd, the partner in charge of Gorvins’ military personal injury department, is an acknowledged expert in the highly specialised field of serious orthopedic injury claims. To discuss your case with Gary you can call us on 0161 930 5117 or fill in our online enquiry form and let us call you back to see how we can help.

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