Nose Injury Claims & Broken Nose Injury Compensation Claims
Nose injuries are fairly common, but they can be extremely discomforting and distressing. A broken nose, for example, accounts for around two-fifths of all facial injuries, and can lead to permanent disfigurement.
Given the nose's location and its protrusion from the face, it is the site of many face injuries, and is often fractured by people participating in contact sports or assaults.
- The nose is mainly made up of two long nasal bones.
- The nasal septum contains both bone and hyaline cartilage that separates the nostrils.
- The nerves in the nose allow the sense of smell.
- The nasal airway runs from the back of the nose to the lungs which allows one to breathe through their nose.
- The bridge of the nose is located at the top. This is where the nasal septum and the two nasal bones join.
How much could you claim?
You may be entitled to receive compensation if you have suffered a nose injury and it was someone else's fault. The amount you are entitled to is dependent on various factors, including:
- The pain and inconvenience caused
- Losses incurred through medical bills
- Losses incurred because you rely on your facial appearance for employment
Typical compensation amounts include:
Major trauma leading to ongoing permanent breathing difficulties: approximately £12,500
Broken nose requiring surgery: approximately £3,000
Broken nose recovering naturally: approximately £1,500
Find out if you are in a position to make a compensation claim by contacting Grieves Solicitors today. Call 0800 0747 644 or fill in the contact form on this page to speak to one of our specialist solicitors.
What can I expect from a nose injury claim?
A personal injury specialist solicitor will go through the details of your claim, the process and each step, as well as take the key information required to analyse how much you could be expected to receive. They will also look into the effects of the accident and the injuries sustained, the considerations factors of age, sex and the victims general health are also required to calculate the monetary value of the damage. When carrying out your compensation claim we will also take into account the consequence the injury has had on the quality of your life. If your accident has affected your daily life by effecting your ability to carry out crucial daily tasks, then the compensation claim does generally be higher.
Your compensation claim will not only comprise compensation for the physical damage which you suffered but will also take into account any psychological damage which you may have suffered as a consequence of the incident. One of the key things that the compensation claim can help you with is recovering any incurred financial costs, these are often referred to as special damages and can include money spent on the medical bills, rehabilitation or transportation costs. Special damages also include the loss of any income due to your injury.
Talk to Us:
To find out if you are in a position to make a compensation claim by contacting Grieves Solicitors today. Call us for free on 0800 0747 644 for free or fill in the contact form on this page to speak to one of our specialist solicitors.