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How much are hand injury UK compensation rates?

If you have a hand injury UK compensation claim, how much could you expect your compensation award to be?  Well, it depends on what part of your hand is injured, how badly it is injured, how well it will heal and what the impact on your life has been and will be.  But what is straightforward is that if you have suffered a hand injury UK because of someone else’s actions or negligence, you are likely to be able to claim compensation.  And we can help you.

What different kinds of hand injury are there?

Your hand is a complex thing.  Think about what your hand can do – grip, feel, gently touch, lift, push.  Imagine what a complex structure your hand is, to allow all of those different aspects.  Your hand is made up of bones, muscles, tendons, joints and well as skin, blood vessels and nerves.  Each one of these components can suffer an injury.

  • Bone injuries – breaking or fracturing the small bones in your hands, fingers and knuckles can cause permanent damage.  Unlike arms and legs, hand bones can’t really be plastered.  You can be offered surgery for the very worst breaks, but it is complicated and not guaranteed to be fully successful.
  • Muscle and tendon injury – like bones, muscles and tendons  might require surgery, but often the surgery is only partially successful. So muscle and tendon injuries can leave you with permanently restricted hand and finger movement.
  • Skin, nerve and blood vessel injury – Injuries to the skin such as cuts, lacerations and animal bites will often heal, but may leave scarring or weakness and may require surgery.  Nerve damage and blood vessel damage can be more restrictive in the long term, though, particularly if it is caused by industrial injuries such as vibration white finger.  In vibration white finger, the use of power tools or other long term vibration can lead to permanent loss of feeling and grip in the hand.

So how much compensation could I be awarded?

It depends on the severity of your injury.  Here are some rough guidelines:

Minor hand injury  – a minor hand injury means you make a full recovery but have the pain and distress of cuts or a crush to recover from.  You could be awarded between £600 and £3,500.

Moderate hand injury – a hand injury that leaves you with ongoing symptoms, could result in a compensation award of between £3,500 and £10,000.

Serious hand injury – a hand injury that has a significant permanent loss of some or all of your hand functions can lead to compensation of between £20,000 and £50,000.  If you have a serious hand injury in both hands, you could be awarded up to £65,000. 

Find out more

To talk about your hand injury UK and how much you could potentially claim, call our professional advisors today on 0800 689 0500 or from your mobile 0333 500 0993.

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