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Clinical Negligence

Paralysis

Paralysis refers to the loss of the ability to move (and sometimes to feel anything) in part or most of the body. 

There are 4 different types of paralysis –

  • Paraplegia – where both legs are paralysed 
  • Tetraplegia – where both the arms and legs are paralysed
  • Hemiplegia – affects one arm and one leg on the same side of your body 
  • Monoplegia – affects only one arm or leg 

Paralysis can sometimes be the result of a medical professional’s negligent care and treatment. If this has happened to you or a family member, then you could have a claim and receive monetary compensation to cover your needs such as future care.