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 We understand that you may want to know how much compensation you could receive. However, the amount of compensation awarded varies from case to case, depending on the injuries, so we are not able to give an exact amount.

Please use our interactive guide below to see the typical compensation awards received for different types of accident and injury.

These amounts are accepted as the standard guidelines for awarding compensation and you should be wary of any company that promises you more than is shown here

Ankle - Severe injuries and significant permanent disability £15,000 to £25,000
Fractures and ligament injuries resulting in moderate disability £6,500 to £13,500

Arm - Serious fractures of one or both arms £9,000 to £29,000 Uncomplicated fractures
with complete recovery within a short period £3,000 Uncomplicated where there is modest
or residual disability up to £9,000 

Back - Strains, sprains, soft tissue injuries up to £6,500 Severe back injuries up to £14,000 

Elbow - Severely disabling injuries £18,350 to £25,000 Injuries leading to impairment of
function £7,500 to £15,000 Moderate or minor injuries up to £6,000 

Hand - Loss of fingers £2,000 to £9,000 Severe fractures with partial amputations up to
£18,500 Fractures with impairment of grip £4,250 to £5,850 Serious injury to ring or middle fingers £7,000 to £7,750 Loss of thumb £18,000 to £27,500 Severe dislocation of thumb £2,000 to

Head - Minor injuries involving no brain damage up to £6,000 Minor brain damage with good

Hip - Minor injuries up to £6,750 Severe injuries up to £13,000 

Knee - Lacerations, twisting or bruising injuries where recovery is complete up to £3,250
Ongoing minor symptoms of aching / discomfort / occasional pain up to £6,500 

Leg - Simple fractures up to £4,250 Severe injuries up to £7,000 

Neck - Recovery within 2 years £1,000 to £3,500 - severe neck injuries up to £13,000 

Shoulder -
Dislocation of the shoulder £6,000 to £9,000 Moderate Injuries £3,750 to £6,000 Minor Injuries £2,000 to £3,750 

Wrist -
Injuries resulting in significant or permanent disability £12,000 to £19,500 - less severe or permanent disability £6,000 to £12,500 Where recovery is complete up to £5,000 Uncomplicated fracture up to £3,500  

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    Call Legal Link Scotland on 0141 237 3400

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*We do not deal with accident claims which occur in England & Wales