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Personal Injury Claims

Have you been injured in an accident?  You are very welcome to contact us even if you haven't made up your mind about claiming - there is no obligation for you to proceed. Simply call our confidential Freephone Personal Injury Claims Helpline on 0800 01 53425 or email the solicitors some brief details of your accident by completing this simple Personal Injury Claims Form

 

 

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How much compensation could you expect to get?

The figures given below are for General Damages only. The Personal Injury Solicitors will be able to advise regarding Special Damages in your particular situation.



Head Injuries
Minor injuries (no brain damage) - up to 6,000.
Minor brain damage with good recovery but continued symptoms such as poor concentration/memory - up to 21,000

Eyes
Minor injuries resulting in some pain and interference with vision - 2,000 to 4,000
Impairment of vision/double vision not permanent - 6,250 to 10,500
Loss of eye - 28,000 to 33,000

Hearing
Occasional tinnitus with slight hearing loss - 3,750 to 6,250
Tinnitus with moderate hearing loss - 7,500 to 15,000
Tinnitus with more severe hearing loss - 15,000 to 23,000

Teeth
Loss of, or serious damage to back teeth - 500 to 850 per tooth
Loss of, or serious damage to several front teeth - 4,000 to 5,000

Neck Injuries
Short-term injuries where recovery made within two years - 1,000 to 3,500.
Severe neck injuries with permanent/significant symptoms - up to 13,000.

Shoulder Injuries
Minor injuries such as soft-tissue damage with almost complete recovery within one year 2,000 to 3,750.
Moderate injuries such as frozen shoulder with limited movement/discomfort for up to two years - 3,750 to 6,000.
Serious shoulder injuries such as shoulder dislocation causing neck and shoulder pain - 6,000 to 9,000.

Back Injuries
Minor injuries, such as strains, sprains, soft tissue injuries - 1,000 up to 6,500.
Severe back injuries without permanent disability - up to 14,000.

Arm Injuries
Minor injuries such as uncomplicated fractures with complete recovery - 1,000 to 3,000.
Serious injuries such as fractures of one/both arms with degree of recovery - up to 19,500.
Serious fractures of one or both arms where there is significant or permanent disability - 19,500 to 29,000. 

Elbow Injuries
Moderate or minor injury such as simple fractures or tennis elbow where there is no permanent damage or impairment of function of the joint - up to 6,000.
Severely disabling injury of the elbow - 18,350 to 25,000. 
Injuries leading to impairment of function but not involving major surgery or significant disability - 7,500 to 15,000. 

Wrist Injuries
Minor injuries such as uncomplicated fractures - 1,000 up to 3,500.
For less severe injuries such as pain and stiffness - 6,000 to 12,500.
Serious injuries resulting in significant/permanent disability - 12,000 to 19,500.
Injuries resulting in complete loss of function in the wrist, for example when an arthrodesis has been performed - 22,500 to 27,500.

Hand Injuries
Fracture of one finger with complete recovery within a few weeks - 1,000 to 1,750.
Loss of part of little finger where tip is sensitive - 2,000 to 2,750. 
Severe dislocation of thumb - 2,000 to 3,000.
Loss of terminal phalanx of ring or middle fingers - 2,000 to 3,500.
Amputation of little finger - 4,000 to 5,850.
Fractures with impairment of grip - 4,250 to 5,850.
Serious injury to ring or middle fingers - 7,000 to 7,750.
Loss of middle finger - 7,500. 
Loss of index finger - 9,000. 
Severe fractures to fingers with partial amputations resulting in deformity, impairment of grip, reduced function - up to 18,500. 
Loss of thumb - 18,000 to 27,500
Amputation of index and middle and/or ring finger - 28,500 to 40,000
Total loss of both hands - 60,000 to 80,000

Pelvic or Hip Injuries
Minor injuries including fractures which results in no permanent
disablement, awards - up to 6500
Severe injuries, for example hip replacement or where hip
replacement will be necessary in the future - up to 14,000

Leg Injuries
Minor injuries, e.g. simple fracture of tibia or fibula where recovery is complete, etc - up to 4,250. 
Severe injuries including simple fracture of femur - up to 7,000. 
Fractures where recovery is incomplete - 8,500 to 14,000.

Knee Injuries
Lacerations, twisting or bruising injury where recovery complete - up to 3,250.
Where ongoing minor symptoms of aching or discomfort or occasional pain - up to 6,500.
Torn cartilage or meniscus, dislocation, ligamentous damage; injuries resulting in minor instability or weakness - 7,000 to 13,000.

Ankle Injuries
Fractures and ligamentous tears giving rise to moderate disability such as difficulty walking on uneven ground or on stairs - 6,500 to 13,500.
Severe injuries involving extensive period of treatment, long period in plaster, and significant permanent disability (limited walking ability etc) - 15,000 to 25,000. 

Psychiatric Injuries
Psychiatric damage affecting the ability to cope with life and/or work or affecting relationships with family and friends - 1,000 to 60,000

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Where full recovery is gained within 3 years - 2,000 to 4,000
Where largely recovered but with some continuing minor symptoms - 4,000 to 10,000
Moderately severe where prognosis is that some recovery may be achieved with professional help but effects will continue to cause significant disability for the foreseeable future - 14,500 to 27,000. 
Severe symptoms requiring professional help and where effects will be permanent and are likely to prevent claimant from working in the future - 28,500 to 45,000


 


 

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