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Guidelines for Personal Injuries

The amount you will receive for a personal injury claim will vary depending on the severity of your injuries but below you can find the ranges of what you can expect to get according to the standardised industry guidelines, below. These figures are guidelines for the injury only and do not cover loss of earnings, care, medical treatment etc. which are particular to every case.

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Injuries Involving Paralysis

MINMAX
Quadriplegia £175,000 £220,000
Paraplegia £120,000 £155,000

Head Injuries

MINMAX
Very Severe Brain Damage £155,000 £220,000
Moderately Severe Brain Damage £120,000 £155,000
Moderate Brain Damage £23,500 £120,000
Minor Brain Damage £8,500 £23,500
Minor Head Injury £1,250 £7,000
Epilepsy
Established Grand Mal £55,000 £82,000
Established Petit Mal £30,000 £71,500
Other Epileptic Conditions £5,750 £14,250

Psychiatric Damage

MINMAX
Severe Psychiatric Damage £30,000 £63,000
Moderately Severe Psychiatric Damage £10,500 £30,000
Moderate Psychiatric Damage £3,250 £10,500
Minor Psychiatric Damage £800 £3,250

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

MINMAX
Severe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder £34,000 £55,000
Moderately Severe Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder £12,500 £31,750
Moderate Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder £4,500 £12,500
Minor Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder £2,150 £4,500

Chronic Pain

MINMAX
Chronic Pain Syndrome
Severe £23,000 £35,000
Moderate £6,000 £18,000
Fibromyalgia £19,000 £35,000
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (in the region of) £27,500
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
(also called complex regional pain syndrome)
Severe £28,000 £55,000
Moderate £14,000 £21,000
Somatof Disorder (in the region of) £25,000

Injuries Affecting the Senses

MINMAX
Injuries Affecting Sight
Total blindness and deafness (in the region of) £220,000
Total blindness (in the region of) £147,500
Loss of sight in one eye with reduced vision in the remaining eye £35,000 £98,000
Total loss of one eye £30,000 £36,000
Complete loss of sight in one eye £30,000 £27,000
Serious but incomplete loss of vision in one eye £13,000 £21,000
Minor but permanent impairment of vision in one eye £6,750 £11,500
Minor Eye Injuries £2,150 £4,750
Transient Eye Injuries £1,250 £2,150
Deafness
Total Deafness and Loss of Speech £60,000 £77,000
Total Deafness £50,000 £60,000
Total Loss of Hearing in one Ear £17,500 £25,000
Partial Hearing Loss/Tinnitus
Severe £16,000 £25,000
Moderate £8,000 £16,000
Mild with some hearing loss £6,750 £8,000
Slight of occasional tinnitus with slight hearing loss £4,000 £6,750
Impairment of Taste and Smell
Total loss of taste and smell (in the region of) £21,500
Total loss of smell and significant loss of taste £18,000 £21,500
Loss of smell £13,500 £18,000
Loss of taste £10,500 £13,500

Injuries to Internal Organs

MINMAX
Chest Injuries £1,250 £82,000
Lung Disease £1,250 £72,500
Asbestos-Related Disease £5,000 £70,000
Asthma £2,750 £36,000
Reproductive System: Male
Impotence £3,500 £80,000
Reproductive System: Female
Infertility £3,500 £93,000

Digestive System

MINMAX
Damage Resulting from Traumatic Injury £3,500 £34,000
Illness/Damage Resulting from Non-traumatic Injury e.g. Food Poisoning £500 £32,000
Kidney £17,000 £115,000
Bowels £6,750 £82,000
Bladder £13,000 £77,000
Spleen £2,250 £14,500
Hernia £1,850 £13,250

Neck Injuries

MINMAX
Severe £12,500 £82,000
Moderate £4,250 £13,750
Minor £750 £4,250

Back Injuries

MINMAX
Severe £21,500 £93,000
Moderate £6,750 £21,500
Minor (Up to) £7,500

Shoulder Injuries

MINMAX
Severe £10,500 £26,500
Serious £6,750 £10,500
Moderate £4,250 £7,000
Minor (Up to) £4,500
Fracture of Clavicle £2,750 £6,500

Injuries to the Pelvis and Hips

MINMAX
Severe £21,500 £71,500
Moderate £14,750 £21,500
Injuries of Limited Severity £6,750 £14,750
Lesser Injuries (Up to) £7,000

Amputation of Arms

MINMAX
Both Arms £132,500 £165,000
One Arm £52,500 £75,000
Other Arm Injuries £3,500 £71,500
Injuries to the Elbow (Up to) £30,000
Wrist Injuries (Up to) £33,000

Hand Injuries

MINMAX
From loss of both hands to amputation of finger/fingers £34,000 £110,000
Serious Hand Injuries £8,000 £34,000
Moderate £3,500 £7,250
Minor £500 £2,250
Injuries to finger/s (Up to) £13,500
Injuries to Thumb (Up to) £30,000
Vibration White Finger and/or Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome
Serious £9,250 £21,000
Moderate £4,750 £9,250
Minor £1,500 £4,750
Work Related Upper Limb Disorders £1,250 £12,500

Leg Injuries

MINMAX
Amputations £50,000 £155,000
Severe Leg Injuries £15,250 £74,000
Less Serious Leg Injuries (Up to) £15,250

Knee Injuries

MINMAX
Severe £14,750 £52,500
Moderate (Up to) £14,750
Ankle Injuries
Severe £17,500 £38,000
Moderate (Up to) £14,750

Foot Injuries

MINMAX
Amputation of both feet £93,000 £110,000
Amputation of one foot £46,000 £60,000
Severe Injury £13,750 £60,000
Moderate £7,500 £13,750
Modest (Up to) £7,500

Toe Injuries

MINMAX
Amputation of all Toes £20,000 £31,000
Amputation of the Great Toe (In the region of) £17,500
Severe Toe Injuries £5,250 £10,500
Moderate (Up to) £5,250

Facial Injuries

MINMAX
Skeletal Injuries
Le Fort Fractures of Frontal Facial Bones £13,500 £20,000
Multiple Fractures of Facial Bones £8,000 £13,250
Fractures of Nose or Nasal Complex £1,000 £12,750
Fractures of Cheekbones £1,350 £8,750
Fracture of Jaws £3,500 £25,000
Damage to Teeth £600 £6,250
Facial Disfigurement
Females – Scarring £1,000 £53,000
Males – Scarring £1,000 £36,000
Scarring of Other Parts of the Body £1,300 £7,500
Damage to Hair £2,150 £6,000
Dermatitis £1,000 £10,500

NOTE: The JSB Guidelines for personal injury claim valuation were established in 1992 to help establish guidelines for consistency in personal claims valuations. Prior to the JSB Guidelines being established, it was up to each individual judge to determine the value of a claim which lead to huge discrepancies between similar claims. Since the establishment of the JSB Guidelines, solicitors, judges and victims have had more standard values to use when determining compensation amounts.

Medical Negligence Compensation

The amount of medical negligence compensation awarded in any situation will depend upon how it has affected your life, the chances of recovery, the treatment required and many other factors.

Y You can use the above calculator as a guideline for your injury or get a quick assessment

Personal Injury Compensation Amounts

"How much compensation will I get for my personal injury claim?” is one of the first the first questions that our clients want to know the answer to. It isn’t always easy to say how much! A lot depends on the type of injury, how long it will take for the injury to get better and the effect that it has on your work, home an social life. You can use our compensation calculator to work out roughly what you will receive. When we deal with your personal injury claim we also make sure that you get compensation for loss of earnings, medical expenses, damaged property and other out of pocket expenses.

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