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James Murphy secures settlement of £1.83m in transhumeral amputation claim

<!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>The Claimant, aged 56, suffered a severe crush injury to his right dominant arm when he was pulled into a conveyor at work. The Claimant’s arm was amputated to save his life.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>The Claimant has a short stump and advices received were initially equivocal about whether a myoelectric prosthetic would be beneficial or even operable by him.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Phil Davison of Sintons LLP arranged a trial supervised by Blatchford of Sheffield using interim payments which was successful such that the Claimant’s motivation and control of his arm were considered exceptional. The Claimant is self-caring and can use the arm well for many tasks. He additionally benefits from cosmetic and sports prosthesis.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>Expert evidence relating to prosthetic use was received from Dr. Renjith Bose - Rehabilitation Medicine, Ms. Michelle Henry  – Care/OT, Ms. Carolyn Hirons - Specialist amputation physiotherapist and Mr. Abdo Haidar - Prosthetist.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>The claim compromised at a hybrid settlement meeting.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph --> <!-- wp:paragraph --> <p>James worked with <a href="https://sintons.co.uk/our-people/phil-davison/">Phil Davison</a>, Partner at <a href="https://sintons.co.uk/about/">Sintons LLP</a>, on behalf of the Claimant.</p> <!-- /wp:paragraph -->