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Head Injury Compensation Claims

Accidents on the road, at work or in a public place happen daily and some of these accidents can lead to serious head injuries to the people involved. If you are one of these people and the accident wasn’t your fault then you could be entitled to make a head injury compensation claim for damages. Alkers Solicitors handles head injury compensation claims from across Lancashire in Blackpool, Poulton-le-Fylde, Preston as well as across the UK.

The information below can be used as a guide to likely head injury compensation claim payouts when a claim is settled. Please remember the amounts are only a guide based on both Judicial Studies Board guidelines and past cases and clients.

If you would like more information or advice regarding an accident or head injury claim then contact one of Alkers’ personal injury solicitors today.

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.

 

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Head Injuries

Minor Head Injuries
InjuryGuideline award
Minor Head Injury £1,400 to £8,100
Epilepsy
InjuryGuideline award
Epilepsy £35,000 to £96,000
Other Epileptic Conditions £6,750 to £16,750
Brain Damage
InjuryGuideline award
Very Severe Brain Damage £180,000 to £257,750
Moderately Severe Brain Injury £140,000 to £180,000
Moderate Brain Damage £27,500 to £140,000
Minor Brain Damage £9,875 to £27,500

Facial Injury

Facial injuries can be very distressing as you cannot hide them or cover them up. At Alkers Solicitors we’ve helped lots of clients both locally and nationally receive excellent compensation for their facial injuries.

We can help you too. If you’ve been involved in an accident that was no fault of your own and you suffered facial injuries as a result then give us a call. One of the team will go through everything with you so that you understand the process – and it won’t cost you a penny. We claim all or fees from the defendant’s insurers so that you don’t have to put your hand in your pocket at all.

If you think you have a valid claim for a facial injury or simply want to find out if we can help you achieve what you deserve, then call free on 0800 00 55 44, request a callback or use the enquiry form.

Amounts for facial injuries below are a guide only, based on national figures and amounts Alkers Solicitors have won for past clients.

Facial Injury Compensation Claims
InjuryGuideline award
Le Fort Fractures of frontal facial bones £15,250 to £23,500
Multiple fractures of facial bones involving some permanent facial deformity £9,500 to £15,250
Serious or multiple fractures to nose or nasal complexrequiring multiple operations and/or resulting in permanent damage to airways/nerves/tear ducts £6,750 to £14,750
Displaced fracture to nose or nasal complex with complete recovery after surgery £2,500 to £3,250
Displaced fracture to nose or nasal complex requiring no more than manipulation £1,600 to £2,000
Simple undisplaced fracture to nose or nasal complexwith full recovery £1,100 to £1,600
Serious cheekbone fractures requiring surgery but with lasting consequences £6,500 to £10,100
Simple fracture of cheekbones requiring some reconstructive surgery but making a full or near full recovery with no or minimal cosmetic effects £2,750 to £4,100
Simple fracture of cheekbone with no surgery and a full recovery £1,500 to £1,900
Very serious multiple jaw fractures requiring prolonged treatment and permanent consequences £19,500 to £29,000
Serious jaw fracture with permanent consequences £11,500 to £19,500
Simple jaw fracture requiring immobilisation but with a full recovery £4,100 to £5,600
Loss or serious damage to several front teeth £5,600 to £7,250
Loss of or serious damage to two front teeth £2,750 to £4,850
Loss of or serious damage to one front tooth £1,400 to £2,500
Loss of or damage to back teeth, per tooth £700 to £1,100
Facial disfigurement in Females
Very severe scarring £31,000 to £62,000
Less severe scarring £19,250 to £31,000
Significant scarring £11,500 to £19,250
Less significant scarring £2,500 to £8,750
Trivial scarring £1,100 to £2,200
Facial disfigurement in Males
Very severe scarring £19,000 to £42,000
Very severe scarring £19,000 to £42,000
Less severe scarring £11,500 to £19,000
Significant scarring £5,850 to £11,500
Less significant scarring £2,500 to £5,850
Trivial scarring £1,100 to £2,200

Psychiatric Damage

Psychiatric damage is sometimes a distressing result of a range of accidents, such as car crashes or work-related incidents. If that accident was caused by somebody else’s mistake or negligence, however, you may be entitled to claim compensation.

At Alkers, we are here to help you claim the damages you deserve. We also know that if you are considering making a claim, you will want to know how much compensation you may be able to recover if you are successful.

To find out more about psychiatric damage compensation claims or to get a more accurate estimate of the compensation you could claim for your specific case, call free on 0800 00 55 44, request a callback or use the enquiry form.

Psychiatric Damage
InjuryGuideline award
Severe Psychiatric Damage £35,000 to £74,000
Moderately Severe Psychiatric Damage £12,250 to £35,000
Moderate Psychiatric Damage £3,750 to £12,250
Minor Psychiatric Damage £1,000 to £3,750
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
InjuryGuideline award
Severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder £40,000 to £64,250
Moderately Severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder £14,825 to £37,000
Moderate Post Traumatic Stress Disorder £5,250 to £14,825
Minor Post Traumatic Stress Disorder £2,500 to £5,250

Chronic Pain

If you have been involved in an accident that wasn''t your fault and now suffer from chronic pain as a result, you may be entitled to claim compensation.

At Alkers, our specialist solicitors are dedicated, and we also like to make sure potential clients know how much compensation they may be able to claim if they are successful with their case.

To get in touch with our lawyers for more information about chronic pain compensation claims, or to get a personalised estimate of how much you could claim, call free on 0800 00 55 44, request a callback or use the enquiry form.

Chronic Pain
InjuryGuideline award
Severe Chronic Pain Syndrome £26,750 to £40,750
Moderate Chronic Pain Syndrome £6,975 to £21,000
Fibromyalgia £21,750 to £40,750
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome In the region of £32,000
Severe Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy £32,500 to £64,250
Moderate Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy £16,250 to £24,500
Somatoform Disorder In the region of £29,000

Injuries Affecting Senses

All our senses are incredibly important to us and if you’ve suffered an accident which has left you with affected hearing, sight, smell, taste or touch then Alkers Solicitors can help you. Our professional team can give you reliable legal advice on whether you have a valid claim for compensation, if you do, we can make a start on your claim the very same day.

Simply call freephone 0800 00 55 44, use the enquiry form, or request a callback and one of the team will go through your accident circumstances with you so that we can get the right amount for your injuries affecting the senses.

We will also make sure that you see the most appropriate medico-legal specialist for your injuries so we get the best possible medical evidence for your case. You won’t have to pay out any money as we will have our fees covered by the other side and you get to keep all your compensation money.

The amounts below for injuries affecting senses are for guidance only but give you an example of what you may be entitled to.

Injuries Affecting the Senses
InjuryGuideline award
Total Blindness and Deafness In the region of £225,000
Total Blindness In the region of £172,500
Loss of Sight in One Eye with Reduced Vision in the Remaining Eye £40,750 to £115,000
Total Loss of One Eye £35,00 to £42,000
Complete Loss of Sight in One Eye £8,000 to £35,000
Minor Eye Injuries £2,500 to £5,600
Transient Eye Injuries £1,400 to £2,500
Total Deafness and Loss of Speech £70,000 to £90,000
Total Deafness £58,000 to £70,000
Total Loss of Hearing in One Ear £20,000 to £29,000
Severe Tinnitus/Hearing Loss £19,000 to £29,000
Moderate Tinnitus/Hearing Loss £9,500 to £19,000
Mild Tinnitus with Some Hearing Loss £8,000 to £9,500
Slight or Occasional Tinnitus with Slight Hearing Loss £4,750 to £8,000
Total Loss of Taste and Smell In the region of £25,000
Total Loss of Smell and Significant Loss of Taste £21,000 to £25,000
Loss of Smell £16,000 to £21,000
Loss of Taste £12,250 to £16,000

For more personalised advice or a head injury claim consultation contact Alkers specialist solicitors today.

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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