What are the most common types of hand injury?
If you’ve had a hand injury or hand injuries in an accident as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be entitled to receive personal injury compensation. This could also be the case if you are suffering from long lasting wrist pain. Some of the most common hand injuries include:
- Broken or fractured bones
- Muscle or ligament damage
- Nerve damage
In some cases the injury is apparent whereas in some it might be a case of long lasting wrist pain.
How much personal injury compensation am I likely to receive?
The level of compensation your claim is likely to be worth will be dependent upon medical assessment by a medical expert to decide the severity of the hand injury.
Our compensation calculator will provide you with a guide to how much personal injury compensation you may receive for your injury alone. In addition to claiming for injury you may also be able to claim for financial loss sustained as a result of the accident.
|Total or Effective Loss of Both Hands||£100,500 to £144,000|
|Serious Damage to Both Hands||£39,150 to £60.400|
|Total or Effective Loss of One Hand||£68,750 to £78,300|
|Other Hand Injuries/ Fractures/ Amputation of fingers or thumb etc||£68,750 – £93,500|
|Vibration White Finger (VWF) and /or Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS)||£2,100 – £27,450|
The figures quoted are for injury only. Compensation for other losses like loss of earnings are claimed for separately.