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Abdomen

Compensation

Alkers Solicitors are here to help with compensation claims made after accidents on the road, at work or in a public place where abdomen injuries have been sustained. Alkers build successful, no win no fee, abdomen injury claims throughout Lancashire and the north west.

The below figures and information is to be used as a guide towards the compensation claims amount you could be awarded if your abdomen injury claim is successful.

If you would like to get a more accurate potential figure or want more information about the process of claiming from a professional abdomen injury solicitor then please contact us.

Call us on 0800 00 55 44 (free from all UK landlines and mobiles), or get in touch via the enquiry form.

If you’d like us to call you request a callback and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

Internal Organs – Abdomen

Reproductive System – Male
InjuryGuideline award
Total impotence and loss of sexual function and sterility in a young man In the region of £95,000
Impotence likely to be permanent in a middle-aged man with children £27,500 to £50,000
Serious case of sterility Up to £90,000
Bottom of the range in a much older man £12,000
Uncomplicated case of sterility without impotence and any aggravating features for a young man without children £36,000 to £45,500
Similar case to above but with a family man who might have intended to have more children £15,250 to £20,000
Cases where sterility amounts to little more than an “insult” In the region of £4,250

Reproductive System – Female

The level of the awards in this area will typically be affected by:

A) Whether or not the affected woman already has children and/or whether the intended family was complete

B) Scarring

C) Depression or psychological scarring

D) Whether a foetus was aborted


Reproductive System – Female
InjuryGuideline award
Infertility (by injury or disease) with severe depression, anxiety, pain and scarring £73,000 to £108,000
Infertility without any medical complication where the woman already has children £11,500 to £23,500
Infertility where the woman would not have had children in any event (e.g. due to age) £4,250 to £8,000
Failed sterilisation leading to unwanted pregnancy with no serious psychological impact or depression In the region of £6,500
Digestive System
InjuryGuideline award
Damage resulting from traumatic injury causing severe damage with continuing pain and discomfort £27,500 to £39,500
Serious non-penetrating injury causing long-standing or permanent complications £10,750 to £17,750
Penetrating stab wounds or industrial laceration or serious seat-belt pressure cases £4,250 to £8,000
Illness/damage resulting from non-traumatic injury (e.g. food poisoning). Serious Toxicosis causing serious acute pain and other symptoms requiring hospital admission for days/weeks with continuing issues having a significant impact on work and enjoyment of life £24,500 to £33,500
Serious but short-lived food poisoning diminishing over two to four weeks but with remaining discomfort and disturbance impacting on enjoyment of life over a few years £6,150 to £12,250
Food poisoning causing significant discomfort requiring hospital admission for a few days with symptoms lasting weeks but complete recovery within a year or two £2,500 to £6,150
Varying degrees of pain and other symptoms continuing for a few days or weeks £600 to £2,500
Kidney
InjuryGuideline award
Serious or permanent damage to or loss of both kidneys £108,000 to £134,000
Significant risk of future urinary tract infection or other total loss of natural kidney function Up to £41,000
Loss of one kidney with no damage to the other £19,750 to £27,500
Bowels
InjuryGuideline award
Total loss of natural function and dependence on colostomy, depending on age Up to £96,000
Severe abdominal injury causing impairment of function, requiring temporary colostomy and/or restriction on employment and diet £28,500 to £44,500
Penetrating injuries causing some permanent damage but with a return to natural function and control £8,000 to £15,500
Bladder
InjuryGuideline award
Complete loss of function and control Up to £90,000
Serious impairment of control with some pain and incontinence £41,000 to £51,000
Almost complete recovery but fairly long-term interference with natural function £15,000 to £20,000
Cancer risk cases occupy a special category – an example for a typical middle-aged family man or woman whose life expectancy is reduced by 15 or 20 years £34,000 to £50,000
Spleen
InjuryGuideline award
Loss of spleen with continuing risk of infection and other disorders affecting the immune system £13,250 to £16,750
As above but with minimal issues or none at all £2,750 to £5,500
Hernia
InjuryGuideline award
Continuing pain and/or limited physical activities, sport or employment after repair £9,500 to £15,400
Direct inguinal hernia with some risk or recurrence after repair £4,500 to £5,850
Uncomplicated indirect inguinal hernia, possibly repaired, with no other associated damage £2,150 to £4,750


If you would like a consultation or advice from an abdomen injury solicitor at Alkers personal injury team then please contact us.

Call us on 0800 00 55 44 (free from all UK landlines and mobiles), or get in touch via the enquiry form.

If you’d like us to call you request a callback and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

Mr P. D. Alker LL.B (Hons)
Senior Litigator

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Firm ID: Alkers Solicitors
SRA Registration No.: 329692