There are numerous types and degrees of severity of injury, so much so that the information detailed below is only a sample of injuries and values as provided by the current judicial guidelines. Personal injury compensation awards can be influenced by various factors and each claim is valued on its own merits. In addition to the compensatory sum for the injury sustained, many additional “heads” of claim such as past loss of earnings can be claimed for and we will consider your specific case, advise you and value your claim accordingly. Figures shown are inline with current judicial guidelines.
|Minor Brain or Head Injury||£1,840 - £10,670||Total Loss of Hearing in One Ear||£26,000 - £38,000|
|Very Severe Brain Damage||£235,000 - £337,000||Hernia (continuing pain and/or limitation)||£12,000 - £20,000|
|Paraplegia||£183,000- £237,000||Neck (soft tissue, full recovery)||£2,000 - £6,500|
|Psychiatric & Psychological Damage (severe)||£45,000 - £96,000||Back Injury (severe)||£76,000 - £134,000|
|Psychiatric & Psychological Damage (minor)||£1,290 - £4,900||Back Injury (varying in injury and severity)||£10,000 - £32,000|
|Loss of Sight in One Eye||£41,000 - £45,000||Shoulder Injury (severe)||£16,000 - £40,000|
|Minor Eye Injuries||£3,000 - £7,000||Shoulder Injury (minor)||£3,500 - £6,500|
|Loss of One Arm||not less than £114,000||Total loss of Index Finger||£15,000|
|Severe Fractures to Fingers||Up to £30,000||Above Knee Amputation of One Leg||£87,000 - £114,000|
|Toe Injuries||Up to £8,000||Trivial Scarring||£1,400 - £2,900|
|Very Severe Scarring||£24,000 - £55,000|
As stated above, please remember that compensatory sums for injuries vary significantly and each case is valued on its own merits. The above noted figures are only a sample of the numerous types of injuries which can be sustained and their potential values. Please contact us to discuss your own specific injury and claim whereupon we will be able to advise you further.