There is a lot that needs to be considered when it comes to making a compensation claim for a personal injury. However, one thing that everyone wants to know is how much compensation they are going to be entitled to. Keeping that in mind, read on to discover all you need to know about determining your compensation claim’s value in Three Rivers.
A compensation claim’s value in Three Rivers
First and foremost, it is vital to stress that all of the amounts that are about to be specified in this article are general guidelines. It is impossible to give you a definitive answer of how much compensation you will receive. Nevertheless, if you would like a more accurate estimate, all you need to do is get in touch with us. You will speak to one of our experienced and friendly advisors who will get to know your case in as much detail as necessary, after which they will provide you with their expert advice on how much money you could receive. Now, let’s take a look at average compensation amounts for some popular injuries:
- Back Injuries – If you have sustained a minor back injury, such as a soft tissue injury, disc prolapse or a sprain, you could receive anything up to £10,100. This depends on the extent of your injury and how long it will take you to recover. Moderate back injuries, such as ligament damage and forward slipping of the bones of the spine, result in compensation between £10,100 and £31,300. Severe back injuries can lead to a pay-out up to £130,100. The maximum compensation tends to be granted to those who have suffered damage to their nerve roots and spinal cord that can cause impotence or incontinence.
- Psychiatric injuries – You can typically receive anything from £1,200 to £93,500. This depends on many different factors, including the effect on relationships, life and work as well as whether medical help has been sought and, if so, the effectiveness of it.
- Facial disfigurement – The compensation for this depends on many different factors as well, including gender, age, seriousness of the deformity, the success of cosmetic surgery and effect on the person’s life. You could receive anything from £2,800 to £78,600 for this.
- Neck injuries – Minor neck injuries, with full recovery taking a few months to one year, tends to result in pay-outs between £1,700 and £3,500. If recovery is going to take about two years, you can receive anything from £3,500 to £6,300. Moderate neck injuries range from £6,300 to £31,100, with the most serious of this category relating to the likes of dislocations and fractures that may require surgery to join bones in the spine together. Finally, severe neck injuries can result in anything up to £119,900.
Get in touch
We are one of the leading law firms in the UK, and we can help you to get the compensation you deserve. If you would like a more accurate idea of your potential compensation claim’s value in Three Rivers or you have questions about anything else give us a call. The numbers you need are 0800 689 0500 from your landline or 0333 500 0993 from your mobile. We look forward to hearing from you.
Date Published: 15th November 2015