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Our interactive compensation calculator can give you an estimate of how much you could claim for your injury.
There are other types of compensation you could be awarded through your accident such as loss of earnings or damage to property, the estimates given here are simply for your personal injury claim. First4Lawyers solicitors will be able to give you the best idea of the amount you should expect from your individual injury. It is important to keep in mind that every case is different and the advice and estimates given once your case has started are tailored specifically for your case.
Minor Brain or
In these cases brain damage, if any will, have been minimal Minor Brain Damage
Where a good recovery has been made but symptoms such as poor concentration and memory problems continue. Moderate Brain Damage
The injured person is very seriously disabled and is dependent on others Epilepsy
Affecting the ability to cope with life and/or work or affecting relationships with family and friends Moderate Post-Traumatic
The injured person largely recovers within two years Severe Post-Traumatic
Injury causes effects that cause significant disability for the foreseeable future, or permanently.
Damage to Hair
In consequence of defective permanent waving etc. where effects are dermatitis or hair loss leading to distress and effects social life. Less Serious Damage to Hair
Where hair has been pulled out leaving bald patches.
Minor Eye Injuries
Resulting in initial pain and temporary interference with vision. Minor but Permanent Damage
Permanent impairment of vision in one or two eyes. Loss of Sight in One Eye
Loss of vision in one eye without significant risk of loss or reduced vision in the remaining eye. Upper end includes some risk of sympathetic ophthalmia. Total Loss of One Eye
Loss of Sight in One eye
Including reduced vision, further deterioration or additional problems in remaining eye. Total Blindness
Loss of Hearing in One Ear
Occasional or Mild Tinnitus
With some hearing loss. Moderate Tinnitus
With hearing loss Severe Tinnitus
Loss of Smell
Loss of Taste
Simple Undisplaced Fracture
With full recovery. Displaced Fracture
Where recovery is complete after surgery. Serious or Multiple Fractures
Injuries requiring a number of operations and/or resulting in permanent damage.
Simple Fracture of Cheekbone
Where no surgery is required and complete recovery is effected. Simple Fracture of Cheekbone
Where there is complete recovery following reconstructive surgery. Serious Fracture of Cheekbone
Serious fractures causing lasting effects, e.g. paraesthesia in cheeks or lips.
Simple Fracture of Jaw
Requiring immobilisation, but recovery is complete. Serious Fracture of Jaw
Injury causing permanent damage, such difficulty eating. Multiple Fractures of Jaw
Serious multiple fractures requiring prolonged treatment and permanent consequences, including severe pain and paraesthesia.
Significant, chronic tooth pain
Extends over a number of years, including significant deterioration of overall condition of teeth. Loss of one front tooth
Minor Whiplash Injury
Where full recovery takes place in less than a year. Moderate Whiplash Injury
Full recovery takes place within two years. Moderate Neck Injury
Fractures or dislocations which cause severe immediate symptoms. Severe Neck Injury
Injuries usually involving serious fractures leading to significant permanent disability.
Caused by asbestos. Asbestosis
Causing impairment of the extremities of the lungs so oxygen uptake to the blood stream is reduced. Mesothelioma
Causing severe pain and impairment of both function and quality of life. Pleural Thickening
Causing respiratory disability attributed to asbestos. Traumatic Injury to Chest, Lungs or Heart
Causing permanent damage, impairment of function or reduction of life expectancy.
Minor Back Injury
Such as strains, sprains, disc prolapses, soft tissue injuries. Moderate Back Injury
Such as disturbance of ligaments and muscles causing backache, or compression fracture. Severe Back Injury
Injuries causing severe pain and disability, including impaired bladder, bowel and sexual function.
Minor Shoulder Injury
Such as soft tissue damage causing considerable pain but recovery almost complete within two years. Moderate Shoulder Injury
Such as frozen shoulder causing limitation of movement and discomfort for up to two years. Dislocated Shoulder
Causing pain in shoulder and neck, aching in elbow, weakness of arm and hand. Severe Shoulder Injury
Involving damage to the brachial plexus and resulting in significant disability. Fracture of Clavicle
Temporary or permanent fracture.
Simple fractures of the Forearm
To one or both forearm where there is significant or permanent disability. Loss of One Arm
Arm amputated at the shoulder. Loss of One Arm
Amputation above the elbow. Loss of One Arm
Amputation below the elbow. Loss of both arms
Minor or Moderate Elbow Injury
Simple fractures or tennis elbow where there is no permanent damage or impairment of function of the joint. Serious Elbow Injury
Injuries leading to impairment of function but not involving major surgery or significant disability. Severely Disabling Injury
Minor Wrist Injury
Such as an uncomplicated fracture with full or virtual recovery. Serious Wrist Injury
Injuries resulting in significant permanent disability, but some useful movement remains. Moderate Wrist Injury
Injuries causing some permanent disability, such as persistent pain and stiffness. Severe Wrist Injury
Resulting in complete loss of function in the wrist, for example when an arthrodesis has been performed.
Minor Hand Injury
Loss of Middle Finger
Loss of Index Finger
Loss of One Hand
Loss of Both Hands
Vibration White Finger
Minor Injury to Pelvis or Hip
Including fractures where there is full recovery within two years. Moderate Injury to Hip or Pelvis
Significant injury but any permanent disability is not major. Injury may require a hip replacement. Severe Injury to Hip or Pelvis
Including fracture of a femur. Severe Leg Injury
Leading to permanent problems with mobility, need of mobility aids, severe scarring. Severe Fracture
Fractures where incomplete recovery is made. Loss of One Leg
Amputation below the knee. Loss of One Leg
Amputation above the knee. Loss of Both Legs
Minor Knee Injury
Lacerations, twisting or bruising injury with complete recovery. Moderate Knee Injury
Torn cartilage or meniscus, dislocation, ligamentous damage; injuries resulting in mild future disability. Severe Knee Injury
Disruption of the joint, or injuries resulting in limitation of movement or instability.
Minor Foot Injury
Simple Metatarsal fractures, ruptured ligaments. Moderate Foot Injury
Displaced metatarsal fractures resulting in permanent deformity. Severe Foot Injury
Fractures to feet resulting in restriction on mobility and / or considerable continuing pain. Loss of One Foot
Loss of Both Feet
Minor Ankle Injury
Undisplaced fractures, sprains and ligamentous injuries. Moderate Ankle Injury
For fractures and ligamentous tears resulting in moderate disability such as difficulty walking on uneven ground or on stairs. Severe Ankle Injury
Injuries involving long period of treatment, long period in plaster and some permanent disability. Severe Toe Injury
Crush or multiple fractures of two or more toes resulting in permanent disability. Amputation of the Great Toe