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Back Injuries

Minor: full recovery within a few weeks up until 5 years

Up to £10,120

Moderate: fractures of the lumbar vertebrae, risk of osteoarthritis, constant pain and discomfort

Up to £31,350

Severe: serious consequences arising from a back injury, eg incontinence, impaired ability

Up to £130,130

Shoulder Injuries

Minor: recovery within 2 years

Up to £6,380

Fracture of clavicle

Up to £9,900

Moderate: frozen shoulder with symptoms persisting for 2 years

Up to £10,340

Severe/Serious: ongoing pain and discomfort, restricted movement, possibly significant disability

Up to £38,830

Arm Injuries

Fracture of the forearm

Up to £15,510

Severe/Less severe: no function, substantial disability and maybe some degree of recovery

Up to £105,875

Amputations

Up £242,500

Elbow Injuries

Moderate/minor: simple fractures, no permanent damage

Up to £10,175

Severe: disabling effects causing impairment of function

Up to £44,330

Wrist Injuries

Minor soft tissue injuries with full recovery to loss of function

Up to £48,400

Hand Injuries

Minor: full recovery within a few months

Up to £3,509

Moderate: crush injuries and some permanent Disability

Up to £10,725

Less serious: impaired function without future surgery

Up to £23,430

Loss of finger

Up to £15,125

Loss of thumb

Up to £44,330

Total or effective loss of one hand, to include amputations or serious reduction in use of hand

Up to £88,660

Total or effective loss of both hands or serious damage to both hands giving permanent disability and loss of function

Up to £162,000

Leg Injuries

Simple fractures and soft tissue injuries where a full recovery can be made

Up to £11,383

Less serious: fractures from which an incomplete recovery is made

Up to £22,440

Moderate: severe or complicated fractures

Up to £31,680

Serious: permanent problems with mobility, deformity, development of arthritis, scarring

Up to £68,365

Severe: shortening of leg, limited function, extensive bone grafting

Up to £110,000

Amputation of both legs

Up to £227,975

Other amputations

Up to £218,350

Knee Injuries

Full recovery or some residual pain and discomfort

Up to £11,110

Moderate: dislocation, torn ligaments, acceleration of a pre-existing condition, lacerations and soft tissue injuries

Up to £35,200

Severe: ligament damage, risk that degenerative changes may occur and muscle wasting

Up to £77,770

Ankle Injuries

Modest: minor or undisplaced fractures, sprains and ligament injuries where a full recovery is made

Up to £11,110

Moderate: fractures, ligament tears giving rise to serious

Up to £20,185

Moderate: fractures, ligament tears giving rise to serious disability, eg walking on uneven ground

Up to £21,505

Severe: fracture resulting in deformity and degeneration of joints, insertion of pins and plates, significant disability

Up to £56,320

Achilles tendon: depending on severity

Up to £31,075

Arm Injuries

Fracture of the forearm

Up to £15,510

Severe/Less severe: no function, substantial disability and maybe some degree of recovery

Up to £105,875

Amputations

Up £242,550

Elbow Injuries

Moderate/minor: simple fractures, no permanent damage

Up to £10,175

Severe: disabling effects causing impairment of function

Up to £44,330

Wrist Injuries

Minor soft tissue injuries with full recovery to loss of function

Up to £48,400

Hand Injuries

Minor: full recovery within a few months

Up to £3,509

Moderate: crush injuries and some permanent Disability

Up to £10,725

Less serious: impaired function without future surgery

Up to £23,430

Loss of finger

Up to £15,125

Loss of thumb

Up to £44,330

Total or effective loss of one hand, to include amputations or serious reduction in use of hand

Up to £88,660

Total or effective loss of both hands or serious damage to both hands giving permanent disability and loss of function

Up to £162,800

Leg Injuries

Simple fractures and soft tissue injuries where a full recovery can be made

Up to £11,383

Less serious: fractures from which an incomplete recovery is made

Up to £22,440

Moderate: severe or complicated fractures

Up to £31,680

Serious: permanent problems with mobility, deformity, development of arthritis, scarring

Up to £68,365

Severe: shortening of leg, limited function, extensive bone grafting

Up to £110,000

Amputation of both legs

Up to £227,975

Other amputations

Up to £218,350

Knee Injuries

Full recovery or some residual pain and discomfort

Up to £11,110

Moderate: dislocation, torn ligaments, acceleration of a pre-existing condition, lacerations and soft tissue injuries

Up to £35,200

Severe: ligament damage, risk that degenerative changes may occur and muscle wasting

Up to £77,770

Ankle Injuries

Modest: minor or undisplaced fractures, sprains and ligament injuries where a full recovery is made

Up to £11,110

Moderate: fractures, ligament tears giving rise to serious

Up to £20,185

Moderate: fractures, ligament tears giving rise to serious disability, eg walking on uneven ground

Up to £21,505

Severe: fracture resulting in deformity and degeneration of joints, insertion of pins and plates, significant disability

Up to £56,320

Achilles tendon: depending on severity

Up to £31,075

Foot Injuries

Modest: Simple fractures, ruptured ligaments with some Symptoms or complete recovery

Up to £11,110

Moderate: includes burns to feet, multiple operations. Continuing pain and prolonged treatment.

Up to £20,185

Serious: Fractures resulting in permanent deformity and Continuing symptoms

Up to £31,680

Severe: permanent disability and severe pain, can include fracture of both heels with restriction of mobility

Up to £56,650

Amputation of one foot

Up to £88,660

Amputation of both feet

Up to £162,800

Foot Injuries

Modest: Simple fractures, ruptured ligaments with some Symptoms or complete recovery

Up to £11,110

Moderate: includes burns to feet, multiple operations. Continuing pain and prolonged treatment.

Up to £20,185

Serious: Fractures resulting in permanent deformity and Continuing symptoms

Up to £31,680

Severe: permanent disability and severe pain, can include fracture of both heels with restriction of mobility

Up to £56,650

Amputation of one foot

Up to £88,660

Amputation of both feet

Up to £162,800