Finger Injury Compensation calculator:
Our hands allow us to go about our daily business, so an injury to one or more fingers, or a thumb, can have a significant impact on a person’s life. The fingers have many nerve endings which allow the sense of touch, as well as holding several tendons, muscles and ligaments that enable the fingers to become bendable and versatile, this allows a person to feel, hold and carry out their daily activities. There are many ways that a finger injury can happen, some common injuries include:
- Cuts and tears
- Ligament damage
- Common causes of finger injuries:
- The common causes of hand injury include:
- Slips, Trips and falls causing fracture or injury to hand.
- Road Traffic Accidents
- Lifting and carrying heavy objects
- Sports injuries- e.g. Football. Rugby, Boxing.
How much could you claim for finger injury compensation?
Compensation awarded for a finger injury caused by another person’s negligence can help cover the cost of loss of earnings, medical treatment and the pain and suffering caused. The amount awarded depends on the severity of the injury, the length of the recovery time, age of victim and any residual use/disability.
Total loss of or loss of use of three or more fingers: £30,000 to £50,000
Total loss of or loss of use of two fingers: up to £25,000
Total loss of or loss of use of one thumb: up to £25,000
Total loss of or loss of use of one finger: up to £10,000
Loss of or loss of use of part of one thumb: £1,000 to £25,000
Loss of or loss of use of part of one finger: £500 to £10,000
The injury claims calculator is intended as a guide only.
What types of compensation are you entitled to if you injure your finger?
There are two types of compensation available to you in a personal injury claim, If you have had an injury to your finger you will be able to access damages of two sorts, the first for the pain and suffering of the injury (General damages), this is for the discomfort and grief which you have endured for which there is entitlement of compensation. The second sort covers any financial losses and expenses which the victim has endured (Special damages), this can include income which is lost for the time taken off work, medical expenses, travel expenses etc. The Grieves Solicitors compensation calculator only covers amounts of general damages, thus the amount of compensation you receive may be more as aspects of special damages have yet still to be considered. Therefore it is important for you to contact Grieves Solicitors for a full consultation and what you could expect to receive and more.
Why you should choose Grieves Solicitors:
Before starting your personal injury claim, you can contact us and speak to one of our personal injury specialists to discuss any concerns or queries you may have, a member of our team will talk you through your case and address any issues. Grieves Solicitors has had many years of specialist experience and training in dealing with personal injury claims, The principal Helen Grieves specialises in dealing with major cases and has helped clients receive up to millions of pounds in compensation, her expertise in this field will enable you to get the best experience and results possible.
Our annual client questionnaire has revealed, Over 98% of our clients have rated our service as excellent or good, as well as 98% whom stated they would use us again or would recommend us to family or friends, why not let us also help you get the justice you deserve.
How to contact us:
We are happy to talk over any concerns or questions that you may have, we are here to help. If you have sustained an injury to the finger and require legal advice, get in touch with one of our personal injury specialists today.
If you have suffered an injury to your fingers in accident caused by someone else’s negligence, Grieves Solicitors can help you get the compensation you deserve. Speak to one of our specialist lawyers today on 0800 0747 644 or fill in the claim form.