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Compensation Calculator

Roll your mouse over the relevant body part to get a brief summary of what your injury may be worth. Click on each body part for further detail below. 

Head Injuries Shoulder Injuries Chest Injuries Hand Inuries Internal Organ Injuries Foot Injuries Neck Injuries Back/Spine Injuries Arm Injuries Hip Injuries Leg Injuries

Head Injuries

£1,450 - £265,000

Shoulder Injuries

£3,400 - £31,500

Chest/Lung Injuries

£1,450 - £98,500

Hand Injuries

£1,450 - £132,000

Internal Organs

£500 - £115,000

Foot Injuries

£9,000 - £132,000

Neck Injuries

£875 - £265,000

Back/Spine

£16,400 - £265,000

Arm Injuries

£4,350 - £197,000

Hip Injuries

£8,250 - £86,000

Leg Injuries

£9,200 - £185,000

Neck Injuries

Severity Effect Compensation Bracket
Very severe Quadriplegia £212,500 – £265,000
Very severe Paraplegia £144,000 – £186,500
Severe Incomplete paraplegia, little or no neck movement, possible severe headaches Approximately £97,500
Severe Significant permanent disability, impaired function and limitation of activities £43,000 – £86,000
Severe Severe soft tissue damage, possible ruptured tendons, significant permanent disability Approximately £36,000
Severe Fractures/dislocations impairing function £16,400 – £21,600
Moderate (serious whiplash) Possible disc lesion, significantly limited neck movement, recurring pain £9,000 – £16,400
Moderate (moderate whiplash) Injury may have aggravated unrelated conditions but complete, or near complete, recovery made, or expected to be made, within a couple of years £5,150 – £9,000
Minor whiplash Minor injuries sustained with full recovery within two years £2,850 – £5,150
Minor whiplash Minor injuries sustained with full recovery within a matter of weeks/months £875+

The level of compensation awarded within each bracket will depend on:

  • The extent of any persistent or recurring pain
  • The extent of any psychological impact
  • The effect on life expectancy
  • The effect on the injured persons level of independence
  • The extent of the impact of the injury on the individual’s personal life
  • Whether any future treatment may be required
  • Whether the individual is vulnerable to further injury

The level of compensation awarded for whiplash injuries will depend on:

  • The length of time taken to recover from the injury
  • The extent of any recurring pain
  • Whether the individual suffers from reduced neck movement as a result of the injury
  • The extent of the soft tissue damage