Personal Injury Calculator


Use our interactive calculator below to work out how much compensation you could be entitled to. Simply select the area of the body that has suffered the injury to see different payout examples depending on the type and severity of the injury…


 

Step 1 – Start Process
Click on the buttons to the left to see what compensation amount you might get.

Step 2 – Check Amounts
Guideline figures will appear here.

Step 3 – Claim More
We have helped clients get the maximum amount of compensation.

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Nose Injuries

Simple fracture with full recovery:
£1,300 to £1,925

Fracture requiring manipulation:
£1,925 to £2,400

Fracture requiring surgery:
£3,000 to £3,875

Serious or multiple fractures:
£8,100 to £17,575

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Jaw Injuries

Simple fracture with full recovery:
£4,900 to £6,650

Serious fracture with permanent consequences (e.g. difficulty opening mouth/eating/paraesthesia in the jaw area):
£13,650 to £23,175

Very serious multiple fracture with prolonged treatment and permanent consequences (e.g. severe pain/restricted eating/paraesthesia/risk of arthritis):
£23,175 to £34,600

Severe injuries with lasting damage:
£20,000 to £30,000

Damage to teeth

Loss of/damage to back teeth:

£830 to £1,300 per tooth

Loss of/serious damage to one front tooth:

£1,675 to £3,000

Loss of/serious damage to two front teeth:

£3,300 to £5,800

Loss of/serious damage to several front teeth:

£6,650 to £8,675

Significant chronic tooth pain over a number of years with general deterioration of teeth:

Up to £29,000

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Shoulder Injuries

Minor soft tissue injury with almost complete recovery:

  • Within 3 months: A few hundred pounds – £1,860
  • Within a year: £1,860 – £3,300
  • In less than 2 years: £3,200- £5,800

 

Moderate shoulder injury (i.e. frozen shoulder/soft tissue injury lasting over 2 years):
£6,000 to £9,700

Serious shoulder injury (i.e. dislocation/permanent symptoms/sensory symptoms):
£9,700 to £14,600

Severe shoulder injury (i.e. damage resulting in significant disability):
£14,600 to £36,500

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Back/ Spine Injuries

Severe back injury:
£29,475 to £112,350:

  • Most severe injury: £69,200 – £122,350
  • Cases with special features taking them outside the lower bracket: £56,375 – £67,200
  • Disc lesions/fractures of disks/ soft tissue injury with chronic conditions: £29,475 – £53,000

 

Moderate back injury:
£9,500 to £29,475:

  • Residual disability less than severe: £21,100 – £29,475
  • Disturbance of ligaments/prolonged exacerbation/prolapsed discs etc…: £9,500 – £21,100

 

Minor back injury:
A few hundred pounds – £9,500:

  • Full recovery or recovery to nuisance level within 2-5 years: £6,000 – £9,500
  • Full recovery between 3 months and two years: £1,860 – £6,000
  • Full recovery within 3 months: a few hundred pounds – £1,860

 

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Elbow Injuries

Severe disabling elbow injury:
£29,800 to £41,675

Less severe elbow injury:
£11,900 to £24,350

Moderate or minor elbow injury:
up to £9,575

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Wrist Injuries

Wrist injuries resulting in complete loss of function:

£36,200 to £45,500

Wrist injuries resulting in significant permanent disability but where some useful movement remains:

£18,625 to £29,800

Less severe wrist injuries where these still result in some permanent disability (i.e. degree of persisting pain and stiffness):

£9,575 to £18,625

Where recovery from fracture/soft tissue injury takes longer but is complete:

the compensation award will rarely exceed £7,800

Uncomplicated Colles fracture:

in the region of £5,650

Very minor undisplaced/minimally displaced fractures and soft tissue injuries needing plaster or bandage, with full or virtual recovery within up to 12 months:

£2,675 to £3,600

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Hip Injuries

Severe hip injury:
£29,800 to £99,500

Moderate hip injury:
£9,575 to £29,800

Lesser hip injury:
up to £9,575

Minor soft tissue injury with complete recovery:
up to £3,000

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Knee Injuries

Severe knee injury:
£19,900 – £73,125

Moderate knee injury:
£11,275 to £19,900

Minor keen injury:
Up to £10,450

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Foot Injuries

Amputation of both feet:
£128,750 to £153,200

Amputation of one foot:
£63,825 to £83,325

Very severe foot injury:
£63,825 to £83,325

Severe foot injury:
£31,900 to £53,200

Serious foot injury:
£19,000 to £29,800

Moderate foot injury:
£10,450 to £19,000

Modest foot injury:
Up to £10,450

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Head Injuries

Minor brain or head injury:
£1,675 to £9,700

Less severe brain damage:
£11,650 to £32,700

Moderate brain damage:
£32,725 to £166,500 (there are categories depending on memory/ability to work/intellectual deficit/risk of epilepsy)

Moderately severe brain damage:
£166,500 to £214,350 (there are considerations depending on ability to communicate/risk of epilepsy/lift expectancy/degree of dependence)

Very severe brain damage:
£214,350 to £307,000 (there are considerations depending on life expectancy/extent of physical limitations/degree of insight)

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Cheekbone Injuries

Simple fracture with no surgery and complete recovery:
£1,775 to £2,275

Simple fracture with surgery but complete recovery with no/minimal cosmetic effects:
£3,300 to £4,900

Serious fracture with surgery and lasting consequences (e.g. paraesthesia/element of disfigurement):
£7,750 to £12,000

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Neck Injuries

Minor neck injury:
A few hundred pounds – £6,000:

  • Full recovery takes place within 1-2 years: £3,300 – £6,000
  • Full recovery takes place between 3 months-1 year: £1,860 – £3,300
  • Full recovery within 3 months: A few hundred pounds – £1,860

 

Moderate neck injury:
£6,000 to £29,250:

  • Fractures/dislocations: £19,000 – £29,250
  • Soft tissue/wrenching type injury/exacerbation of over 5 years: £10,450 – £19,000
  • Accelerated/exacerbated injury less than 5 years: £6,000 – £10,450

 

Severe neck injury:
£34,575 to £112,750:

  • Little/no movement in the neck and severe headaches: in region of £112,750
  • Serious fractures or damage to disks with disabilities of considerable severity: £50,000 – £99,500
  • Fractures/dislocations or severe damage to soft tissues that lead to chronic conditions: £34,575 – £42,550

 

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Chest Injuries

Collapsed lungs with full recovery:

£1,675 to £4,050

Minor chest injury:

Up to £3,000

Penetrating wounds:

£9,575 to £13,650

Lung disease:

£23,800 to £103,250  

Lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis:

£11,450 to £95,700

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Arm Injuries

Total loss of both arms:

£183,000 to £228,000

Loss of one arm:

£73,100 to £83,325

Simple fractures to forearm:

£5,000 to £14,600

Severe arm injury:

£73,100 to £99,500

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Hand Injuries

Total or effective loss of both hands:

£107,000 to £153,200

Serious damage to both hands:

£42,250 to £64,275

Total or effective loss of one hand:

£73,100 to £83,325

Serious hand injury:

£22,050 to £47,050

Less serious hand injury:

£11,000 to £22,050

Moderate hand injury:

£4,100 to £10,100

Minor hand injury:

£700 to £3,300

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Finger Injury Compensation

Amputation of index and middle and/or ring fingers:

£47,050 to £69,000

Amputation of finger:

In excess of £6,575 (this is the lower end of bracket for loss of little finger)

Total loss of thumb:

£27,000 to £41,675

Total loss of index finger:

In the region of £14,250

Fracture of one finger:

Up to £3,600

Severe fracture to fingers:

Up to £27,925

Fracture of index finger:

£6,925 to £9,300

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Leg Injuries

Amputation of both legs:
Up to £214,350

Amputation of one leg:
Up to £104,500

Severe leg injury:
£21,100 to £103,250

Less serious leg injury:
Up to £21,100

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Ankle Injuries

Very severe ankle injury:
£38,050 to £53,000

Severe ankle injury:
£23,800 – £38,050

Moderate ankle injury:
£10,450 to £20,200

Modest ankle injury:
Up to £10,450

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* Information taken from Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases – 13th Edition. – please note that these figures are for guidance only and the compensation that you receive may be outside of these guidelines.

 

If you or a family member has suffered a personal injury and it wasn’t your fault then you could make a personal injury claim to compensate for your pain and suffering, as well as loss of income. Personal injury claims are extremely common in the UK, with many accidents occurring every day, both in the workplace and elsewhere. For this reason it’s very useful to be aware of your rights.

How much compensation can I claim for personal injury?

When you have suffered a personal injury and want to make a compensation claim then it’s natural that you’ll want to know how much money you can expect to receive. The amount of compensation you receive for a personal injury will depend on certain key factors. These include:

  • Type of injury
  • The severity of your injury
  • The loss of earnings as a result of your injuries, both now and in the future
  • Pain and suffering
  • Additional costs of living
  • Necessary additions to your homes such as having a stair lift installed; and
  • Medical costs including treatment and medication

 

Our injury claim calculator can help you get a good idea of how much compensation you are likely to be given based on your injuries alone.

Knowing how much compensation you can get will help you to decide whether or not you want to make a claim.

 

How are compensation payouts calculated?

Personal injury claim payouts are split into two areas: General damages and Special damages. The General damages compensate the Claimant for the pain and suffering they have endured as a result of the injury, and therefore depend on the severity of the injury and the level of negligence that led to it.

Special damages reimburse the Claimant for any costs and expenses they incurred as a result of the accident e.g. loss of earnings, travel costs, medical treatment and rehabilitation costs etc…

Payout amounts are arrived at by taking into account the nature and severity of the injury, and then refer to the Judicial College Guidelines which give an upper or lower limit to the amount the Claimant is entitled to.

What types of personal injury can I claim for?

A personal injury claim can be anything where you feel a third party is liable for an injury that you have sustained. Some common types of personal injury claims include:

  • Workplace accidents and injuries
  • Accidents whilst on holiday
  • Injuries sustained in a car crash
  • Medical negligence claims; and
  • Slip, trip or falling over in public premises

 

Use Our Personal Injury Calculator to Find Out How Much You Could Claim

Cute Injury’s easy-to-use personal injury claim calculator can help you to find out how much money you could be owed for your personal injury claim. We also have a specific medical negligence compensation calculator and a whiplash compensation calculator.

Whilst our personal injury claims calculator cannot tell you down to the last penny how much compensation you are likely to get, it will give you a good idea of the average payout for your type of injury, enabling you to decide if you want to pursue legal action.

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If you have suffered an injury and would like to learn more, read our guides on different types of personal injury below:

Back injury

Head injury

Nose injury

Shoulder injury

Knee injury

Neck injury

Wrist injury

Foot injury

Leg injury

Hand injury

Hand tendon injury

Arm injury

Toe injury

Finger injury

Ankle injury

Hip injury

Eye injury

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