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Compensation Guide

From our vast experience, we can estimate the potential claim values attributed to various injuries, based on the average claim value of similar cases.

This Compensation Guide is not about dazzling you with monetary figures; it's about informing your decision and managing the expectations of genuine claimants.

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

- The impact the injury has on your life
- short & long term, emotional and physical.
- The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
- The financial losses incurred.

Hover and click on a body part to see more information:


Neck

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For neck injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: recovery time from 1 week to 2 years. £1,000 to £5,600.
  • Moderate injury: recovery time being at least 2 years, with permanent symptoms and impaired function. £5,600 to £27,500.
  • Severe injury: permanent symptoms of significant disability, incomplete paraplegia or quadriparesis. £32,500 to £106,000.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours

Back

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For back injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: recovery time from 1 week to 5 years. £1,000 to £8,900.
  • Moderate injury: recovery time being at least 5 years or permanent symptoms of constant pain and discomfort. £8,900 to £27,000.
  • Severe injury: permanent severe pain and discomfort with impaired mobility or incomplete paralysis. £65,000 to £115,000.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Head

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For head injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor brain or head injury: minimal or no brain damage with a recovery time of a few weeks. £1,575 to £9,100. 
  • Minor brain damage: good recovery with possible ongoing issues of poor concentration or memory loss. £11,000 to £30,750.
  • Moderate brain damage: part recovery with ongoing issues of poor concentration or memory loss, a compromised ability to work, impairment of the senses. £30,750 to £156,750.
  • Severe brain damage: from severely disabled with a dependency on others, to full and complete nursing care required. £156,000 to £288,500.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Hair

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For hair damage, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: temporary loss of hair due to pulling, dermatitis, burning or weakened condition resulting in minor distress. £2,800 to £5,225.
  • Moderate injury: permanent thinning or impaired regrowth resulting in distress and depression. £5,225 to £7,850.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Ear

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For hearing damage, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: either slight hearing loss or slight Tinnitus. Up to £5,000.
  • Moderate injury: from slight hearing loss and Tinnitus, to severe hearing loss and Tinnitus. £5,300 to £32,500.
  • Severe injury: from total loss in one ear to complete deafness with speech impairment. £64,800 to £100,500.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Eye

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For eye injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: full recovery within a few months. £1,575 to £6,250.
  • Moderate injury: from minor, but permanent vision impairment in one eye, to total blindness in one eye. £6,500 to £39,150.
  • Severe injury: from total loss of one eye, to total blindness. £39,150 to £192,000.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Jaw

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For jaw injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: simple fracture with full recovery. £4,600 to £6,250.
  • Moderate injury: complex fracture with permanent symptoms. £12,850 to £21,800.
  • Severe injury: multiple fractures, causing severe pain and requiring extensive treatment with long-term symptoms. £21,800 to £32,500.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Teeth

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For teeth damage, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: damage or loss of one tooth. £780 to £2,800.
  • Moderate injury: damage or loss of 2 or more front teeth. £3,100 to £8,150.
  • Severe injury: from persistent, chronic pain lasting several years, to significant deterioration of the overall condition of the teeth. Up to £27,000.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Nose

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For nose injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: simple fracture with full recovery. £1,225 to £1,800.
  • Moderate injury: from a displacement fracture requiring no surgery, to one requiring surgery. £1,800 to £3,650.
  • Severe injury: serious fracture requiring multiple surgeries, leaving permanent damage or disfigurement. £7,600 to £16,500.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Cheekbone

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For cheekbone injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: simply damage with complete recovery. £1,680 to £2,125
  • Moderate injury: simple fracture requiring surgery, with complete recovery. £3,100 to £4,600.
  • Severe injury: major fracture requiring surgery, with some lasting damage. £7,300 to £11,285.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Face

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For facial injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: minor scarring. £1,225 to £9,800
  • Moderate injury: from moderate scarring, to minor cosmetic surgery with minor psychological damage. £9,800 to £21,500.
  • Severe injury: significant permanent disfigurement with serious associated psychological damage. £21,250 to £69,500.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Chest

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For chest injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor damage: rib fractures with recovery in several weeks. Up to £2,800.
  • Moderate damage: minor lung damage due to inhaled irritants, to damage to the lungs and chest causing disability. £3,825 to £39,150.
  • Severe damage: serious injury to the chest, lungs or heart causing permanent damage, to the loss of one lung or heart damage with reduced life expectancy. £46,900 to £71,850.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Elbow

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For elbow injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: tennis elbow or simple fracture with complete recovery, to minor permanent symptoms. £2,500 to £9,000.
  • Moderate injury: permanent impairment with varying loss of function. £9,000 to £22,900.
  • Severe injury: significant permanent disability with extensive treatment required. £22,900 to £39,150.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Wrist

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For wrist injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: simple fracture with full recovery. £2,500 to £5,300.
  • Moderate injury: some permanent disability. £5,300 to £17,500.
  • Severe injury: significant, permanent disability to complete loss of function. £17,500 to £42,750.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Hand

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For hand injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: fracture of one finger with full recovery, to fracture with impairment of function. Up to £8,700.
  • Moderate injury: partial loss of index finger, to severe fracture resulting in deformity and impairment of function. £8,700 to £26,250.
  • Severe injury: loss of thumb, to the loss of both hands (in function or in actuality). £25,400 to £144,000.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Hip and Pelvis

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For hip and pelvis injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: complete recovery within a year. Up to £2,800.
  • Moderate injury: significant injury with recovery within 2 years, to minor permanent symptoms. £2,800 to £9,000.
  • Severe injury: successful hip replacement, to major fractures resulting in loss of mobility and bodily functions. £9,000 to £93,500.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Leg

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For leg injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: lower leg fracture, to lower leg fracture with tissue damage. Up to £6,500.
  • Moderate injury: upper leg fracture, to multiple fractures requiring surgery. £6,500 to £28,000.
  • Severe injury: severe fractures resulting in ongoing arthritis and prolonged treatment, to loss of both legs above the knee. £28,000 to £201,500.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Knee

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For knee injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: up to dislocation or permanent ligament damage. Up to £9,800.
  • Moderate injury: damage with impairment of function, to risk of future surgeries and arthritis. £10,600 to £31,000.
  • Severe injury: fracture with impaired movement and constant pain, to inevitable long-term surgeries and associated conditions. £37,250 to £49,800.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Ankle

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For ankle injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: complete recovery. Up to £5,500.
  • Moderate injury: from minor fractures and sprains with residual symptoms, to permanent damage and weakness. £5,500 to £19,000.
  • Severe injury: from long-term limited ability to walk, to serious consequences such as possible future foot amputation. £22,350 to £49,800.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours

Foot

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For foot injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: up to simple fractures with some permanent pain. Up to 9,800.
  • Moderate injury: from a fracture with permanent deformity, to a serious fracture with long-term arthritis, treatment and surgery. £9,800 to £28,000.  
  • Severe injury: from multiple fractures requiring significant surgery, to amputation of both feet. £28,000 to £144,000.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Shoulder

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For shoulder injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: simple fracture, to simple fracture with some permanent symptoms. £3,650 to £8,700.
  • Moderate injury: dislocation with pain and long-term weakness, to continuing symptoms and surgeries. £8,700 to £13,700.  
  • Severe injury: associated neck injury and nerve damage, to significant disability. £13,700 to £34,300.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.

Arm

As with all injuries, the possible compensation is calculated based on a number of things:

  • The impact the injury has on your life - short & long term, emotional and physical.
  • The nature, duration and cost of any rehabilitation.
  • The financial losses incurred.

For arm injuries, our experience tells us this:

  • Minor injury: simple fracture to forearm. £4,750 to £13,700.
  • Moderate injury: significant injury with full recovery, to serious fractures with permanent disability. £13,700 to £42,750.
  • Severe injury: from significant impairment of function due to serious damage, to loss of both arms. £68,750 to £214,250.

The above is a rough guide relating to Personal Injury Compensation only; financial losses and expenses are claimed on top of these amounts. For your tailored assessment please leave your contact details and our Front Line Team promise to call you back within 2 working hours.


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