Stephensons joins Limbless Association Legal Panel

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of lower limb amputation

Stephensons, the national law firm, has been appointed to the Limbless Association Limb Loss Legal Panel for the North West and North East of England.

As part of its appointment, the firm will provide specialist legal advice, consultation and support as part of the Limbless Association’s nationwide network of personal injury and clinical negligence specialists.

The panel extends across 11 regions in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Stephensons is an award winning top 150 law firm with over 470 staff based in ten offices across the UK. The firm provides legal services to individuals, businesses and government organisations, including support for those who have suffered limb loss through a catastrophic injury or medical negligence.

The firm’s personal injury team is Law Society Personal Injury accredited and a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). The clinical negligence team is Law Society Clinical Negligence accredited and a member of the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers (SKIL). Both are commended by the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners guides.

Kate Sweeney, Head of Personal Injury Law at Stephensons, said: “The immediate days, weeks and months following a life-changing injury are among the hardest anyone will have to endure. Having access to the right legal advice – and having confidence in their expertise – can provide much needed peace of mind.

“The Limbless Association panel brings together an exceptional group of specialists from across the country and we are pleased to be able to contribute in helping vulnerable injured people.”

Debbie Bent, Charity Manager at the Limbless Association, said: “The LA is delighted to welcome Stephensons to its Limb Loss Legal Panel.

“We look forward to working with them to ensure that amputees have access to the best possible expert advice where there is a potential claim so that the outcomes for individuals can optimised.”