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Compensation Claims

See below for a guide to see how much compensation you could be entitled to...

Click below or the part or the diagram for the area you are looking for:

Neck

Hand

Foot

Back

Fingers

Toe

Shoulder

Thumb

Cheek

Pelvis

Vibration - White finger etc

Nose

Arm

Leg

Face Bones

Elbow

Knee

Jaw

Wrist

Ankle

Teeth

Work related upper limbs disorders

Achilles Tendon

Scarring

NECK

Whiplash/minor neck injury with full recovery between a few weeks and a year Up to £2,750

Whiplash/minor neck injury with full recovery within two years Up to £5,000

Moderate neck injury resulting in ongoing pain and need for surgery Up to £16,000

Severe injuries resulting in permanent disability £16,000 - £95,000

BACK

Minor back injuries with recovery within 2 years Up to £5,000

Minor back injuries with recovery within 5 years £5,000-£8,000

Moderate back injuries with some residual disability £8,000-£24,750

Severe back injuries not involving paralysis but with serious consequences £24,750-£108,000

SHOULDER

Fracture of clavicle £3,250-£7,750

Soft tissue injury to shoulder with complete recovery in a year Up to £2,750

Soft tissue injury to shoulder with recovery in less than 2 years £2,750-£5,000

Moderate injury (frozen shoulder) with limitation of movement £5,000-£8,100

Serious dislocation leading to restricted movement £8,100-£12,250

Severe shoulder injury involving neck and significant disability £12,250-£30,750

PELVIS

Minor Injuries with complete recovery Up to £2,500

Injuries with little or no residual disability £2,500-£8,000

Injuries involving hip replacement or may involve hip replacement in the future £8,000-£17,000

Severe hip and pelvis injuries Up to £83,500

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ARM

Minor fracture of forearm £4,250-£12,250

Serious fractures of one or both forearms £25,000-£38,250

Severe injuries falling short of amputation £61,500-£83,500

Below elbow amputation £61,500-£70,000

Above elbow amputation £70,000-£83,500

Arm amputated above shoulder No less than £87,500

Loss of both arms £154,000-£191,500

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ELBOW

Minor/moderate injury Up to £8,000

Less severe injury £10,000-£20,500

Severe disabling injury £25,000-£35,000

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WRIST

Minor fractures and soft tissue injuries with virtual recovery in months £2,250-£3,000

Colles fracture £4,750

Injury with permanent disability Up to £25,000

Injuries involving complete loss of function £30,500-£38,250

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HAND

Minor injuries with recovery in a few months Up to £2,750

Moderate injuries £4,000-£8,500

Serious injuries reducing hand to 50% capacity £18,500-£39,500

Total loss of one hand £61,500-£70,000

Serious damage to both hands £35,000-£54,000

Total or effective loss of both hands £90,000-£129,000

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FINGERS

Fracture of one finger £1,900-£3,000

Loss of part of little finger £2,500-£3,750

Loss of terminal phalanx of ring or middle fingers £2,500-£5,000

Amputation of little finger £5,500-£7,750

Fracture of index finger £5,850-£7,750

Partial loss of index finger £7,750-£12,000

Total loss of middle finger £10,000

Serious injury to ring or middle fingers £9,500-£10,500

Total loss of index finger £12,000

Amputation of ring and little fingers £14,000

Amputation of terminal phalanges of index and middle finger £16,000

Severe fractures to fingers leading to partial amputation, deformity and reduced function Up to £23,000

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THUMB

Trivial thumb injuries which resolve in few months £1,400

Minor injuries to thumb which resolve in around 6 months £2,500

Severe dislocation of thumb £2,500-£4,300

Moderate /serious injuries to thumb resulting in deformity and loss of function and drip Up to £10,750

Very serious thumb injury £12,500-£22,500

Loss of thumb £22,750-£35,000

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VIBRATION WHITE FINGER/HAND-ARM SYNDROME

Minor £1,900-£5,500

Moderate £5,500-£10,750

Serious £10,750-£20,250

Most Serious £20,250-£24,500

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WORK RELATED UPPER LIMB DISORDERS

This includes conditions such as Tenosynovitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and golfers/tennis elbow £1,400-£14,750

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LEG

Simple fracture and soft tissue injuries Up to £5,750

Fractures with an incomplete recovery Up to £17,750

Serious injuries with prolonged treatment and extensive scarring Up to £35,000

Very serious injuries with permanent mobility problems, need for crutches and further surgery £35,000-£54,000

The most serious injuries short of amputation £61,500-£86,500

Below knee amputation £58,500-£83,500

Above knee amputation £61,500-£90,000

Below knee amputation of both legs £128,500-£172,500

Total loss of both legs £154,000-£180,000

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KNEE

Minor injuries with complete recovery Up to £3,750

Moderate injuries such as dislocation, torn cartiliage or Meniscus with mild future disability £9,500-£17,000

Severe injuries with continuing symptoms £17,000-£27,000

Leg fracture involving knee with permanent limitation of movement £33,250-£44,500

Serious knee injury with loss of function and arthrodesis or arthroplasty £44,500-£61,500

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ANKLE

Minor injuries with recovery within a year Up to £3,500

Moderate injuries such as fractures, sprains and ligament injuries with ongoing disability £8,500-£17,000

Severe injuries resulting in significant disability £20,000-£32,000

Very severe injuries resulting in deformity and possible Amputation below knee £32,000-£44,500

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ANCHILLES TENDON

Minor injury with damage to tendon £4,750-£6,400

Moderate injury involving division of tendon with no Significant disability £9,500-£11,500

Serious injury with complete division of tendon with Residual disability £16,000-£19,250

Very serious injury of the tendon with restriction of Movement and cessation of active sports In region of £24,500

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FOOT

Simple fractures with complete recovery Up to £4250

Modest fractures, ruptured ligaments and puncture wounds £8,750-£16,000

Serious injuries requiring multiple operations and scarring £16,000-£25,000

Severe injuries involving fractures of both heels or feet with Substantial mobility problems £29,250-£43,000

Very severe injuries with permanent and severe pain £53,500-£70,000

Amputation of one foot £53,500-£70,000

Amputation of both feet £108,000-£128,500

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TOE

Moderate toe injuries including fractures with complete recovery Up to £3,500

Moderate toe injuries with near complete recovery Up to £6,150

Serious toe injuries to great toe or crush injuries with permanent disability £6150-£8750

Severe toe injuries falling short of the need for amputation £8750-£12250

Amputation of great toe Up to £20000

Amputation of all toes £23,500-£36,000

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FACIAL INJURIES

CHEEK

Simple fracture Up to £1,900

Simple fracture with some surgery £2,750-£4,100

Serious fracture £6,500-£10,100

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NOSE

Simple fracture Up to £1,600

Displaced fracture with surgery £2,750-£4,100

Serious/multiple fractures £6,750-£14,750

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FACE BONES

Fractures of facial bones with permanent effect Up to £23,500

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JAW

Simple fracture £4,100-£5,600

Serious fracture £11,500-£19,500

Multiple fractures £19,500-£29,000

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TEETH

Loss or damage to back teeth: per tooth Up to £1100 £1,000

Loss of or serious damage to one front tooth £1,400-£2,500

(Loss of or serious damage to two front teeth £2,750-£4850

Loss of or serious damage to several front teeth £5,600-£7,250

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SCARRING

Females

Trivial Scarring £1,100-£2,200

Significant scarring Up to £19,250 where worst effects reduced by surgery

Less Severe Scarring where disfigurement substantial and psychological problems Up to £31,000

Very Severe scarring in females under 30 years of age Up to £62,000


Males

Trivial scarring £1,100-£2,200

Significant scarring visible at conversational distances Up to £11,500

Very severe scarring in males under 30 Up to £42,000

SCARRING TO OTHER PARTS OF THE BODY

A large proportion of awards for a number of noticeable scars or a single disfiguring scar of legs, arms, hands, back or chest (male) £4,500 to £8,200

A single noticeable scar or several superficial scars of legs, arms or hands with some minor cosmetic deficit £1,300 to £2,300

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Car accident claim | Work accident claim | Road accident claim | Motorbike accident claim | Slip injury claim | Trip injury claim |
Head injury claim | Spinal injury claim | Whiplash injury claim | Pedestrian injury claim | Passenger injury claim
Traffic accident claim | Medical Negligence claim | Hair Damage claim | Sports accident claim | Industrial disease claim
Deafness claim | Asbestosis | Vibration tool injury claim | Negligence | Fatal accident claim

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