Carrs Solicitors specialise in helping the victims of accidents at work claim the financial compensation they deserve. Use our work accident compensation calculator to find out how much you could claim for your injuries.

Further to the damages for your injury, we will also recover additional sums to include any loss of earnings and various other items of loss that will often add to the value of your claim.

For more information about making a work accident compensation claim, contact our Bolton-based team on 0800 587 0746 at any time of the day or night, and we will arrange for a work injury solicitor to come to your home anywhere in the UK. Alternatively, send us an e-mail and we will get back to you.

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Face

£1,100 to £80,250

Black eye
£1,100 - £1,250

Fractured nose
£2,080 to £19,100

Fractured cheekbone
£2,500 to £13,000

Fractured jaw
£5,350 to £7,200

Loss of one front tooth
£1,850 to £3,250

Loss of several front teeth
£7,200 to £9,450

Facial scarring
£1,400 to £80,250

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Shoulder

£1,200 to £39,600

Soft tissue injuries recovery within 6 weeks to 2 years
£1,200 to £6,500

Frozen shoulder
£6,500 to £10,500

Dislocation of shoulder
£10,500 to £15,820

Severe shoulder injury
£15,750 to £39,600

Fractured clavicle / collar bone
£4,200 to £12,000

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Senses

£1,820 to £333,250

Hearing injuries
£5,750 to £116,150

Sight injuries
£1,650 to £333,250

Taste and smell
£15,850 to £37,950

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Back

£1,750 to £135,000

Recovery within several months to 1 year
£1750 to £3,600

1 to 5 years 
£3,600 to £11,500

Injuries involving surgery accelerating onset of underlying condition
£11,500 to £20,600

Moderately severe constant pain and discomfort
£20,600 to £31,750

Severe permanent constant pain
£31,750 to £72,950

Back injury of the greatest severity, short of complete paralysis
£75,000 to £135,000.

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Paralysis Spine

£180,650 - £333,250

Quadriplegia / Tetraplegia 

£267,600 to £333,250

Paraplegia 

£180,650 to £234,500

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Hand

£1,200 to £166,050

Minor hand injuries and crushing
£1,200 to £10,100

Severe and serious injuries
£11,900 to £51,050

Total or effective loss of one hand
£74,800 to £90,500

Serious damage to both hands 
£46,350 to £69,750

Total effective loss of both hands
£115,850 to £166,050

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Hip / Pelvis

£1,250 - £98,200

Minor injuries
£1,250 to £3,250

Moderate injuries
£3,250 to £10,400

Serious injuries
£10,400 to £43,300

Severe injuries
£51,050 to £98,200

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Knee

£1,000 - £79,500.

Soft tissue injuries
£1,000 to £11,350

Injuries involving dislocation
£12,250 to £21,600.

Injuries resulting in permanent pain
£21,600 to £35,900

Fractures extending to joint causing permanent pain
£43,000 to £57,500

Severe knee injuries requiring arthrodesis
£57,500 to £79,500

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Ankle

£1,100 - £57,500

Minor injuries
£1,100 to £6,400

Incomplete recovery
£6,400 to £11,300

Moderate fractures
£11,350 to £22,000

Severe injuries
£25,800 to £41,300

Very severe
£41,300 to £57,500

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Toe

£700 - £46,300

Minor injuries, fractures
£700 to £2,500

Moderate injuries, fractures
£2,500 to £7,900

Serious injuries
£7,900 to £11,350

Severe injuries
£11,350 to £17,400

Amputation of one or more toes
£11,350 to £46,300

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Body Scarring

£1,950 - £18,750

Minor noticeable scars
£1,650 to £6,500

Disfiguring non facial scars
£6,200 to £18,750

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Foot

£1,100 - £166,000

Minor foot injury
£1,100 to £5,780.

Modest injuries
£5,780 to £11,350

Permanent deformity
£11,350 to £20,600

Serious injuries
£20,600 to £32,300

Permanent disability
£69,250 to £90,450

Amputation
£69,250 to £166,000

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Leg

£1,100 - £232,500

Soft tissue injury and straightforward fractures not affecting joints
£1,100 to £11,600

Fractures with incomplete recovery/long term disability
£14,800 to £45,200

Very serious leg injuries
£45,200 to £112,000

Amputation
£80,800 to £232,500

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Hernia

£2,800 to £20,000

Minor injuries
£2,800 to £5,950

Moderate with significant risk of recurrence 
£5,950 to £7,500

Serious injuries
£12,350 to £20,000

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Wrist

£2,900 - £49,350

Minor injuries
£2,900 to £3,900

Permanent pain or disability
£10,380 to £32,250

Loss of wrist function
£39,250 to £49,350

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Elbow

£3,000 - £42,250.

Moderate injuries
£5,500 to £10,400

Serious injuries
£12,900 to £26,400

Severe injuries
£32,250 to £42,250

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Ribs

£2,250 - £3,250

Rib fractures
£2,250 to £3,250

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Arms

£5,500 - £247,400

Minor injuries
£5,500 to £15,800.

Disability
£15,800 to £32,250.

Serious injuries
£32,250 to £49,400.

Severe injuries
£79,270 to £108,000.

Amputation
£77,715 to £247,400.

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Neck

£1,000 to £121,000

Symptoms for 2 weeks - 2 years
£1000 to £6,500

Symptoms for 2 - 5 years
£6,500 to £11,300

Incomplete resolution of intrusive symptoms
£11,300 to £20,600

Chronic conditions with marked impairment
£20,600 to £32,000

Permanent significant disability
£37,500 to £46,200

Permanent severe disability                                
£54,000 to £108,000

Incomplete paraplegia or quadriparesis
£121,000 approximately

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Head

£1,250 to £280,000

Head injury
£1,850 to £10,500

Brain injury / damage
£12,650 to £335,000

Epilepsy
£8,750 to £124,800

Psychiatric illness
£4,850 to £95,370

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Hair

£3,250 to £6,050

Minor injuries
£3,250 to £6,050

Serious hair damage
£6,050 to £9,100

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Ankle Injuries - £1,100 to £57,500

Ankle Injuries

Minor sprains and minor undisplaced fractures with complete recovery 1 month to 1 year - £1,100 to £4,550.

Complete recovery within 2 years up to £6,400

Incomplete recovery residual discomfort, scarring or an increased risk of later arthritis and where the ankle has been left with a tendency to give way - £6,400 to £11,350. 

Moderate fractures and ligamentous tears which give rise to difficulty in walking on uneven ground, or standing for prolonged periods, awkwardness on stairs, irritation from metal plates and residual scarring - £11,350 to £22,000.

Severe injuries requiring a long period of treatment and a lengthy period in plaster, or where pins and plates have been inserted. This leads to significant residual disability in the form of ankle instability and severely limited ability to walk. The level of the award will be affected by such factors as a failed arthrodesis, regular sleep disturbance, unsightly scarring and the need to wear special footwear - £25,800 to £41,300. 

Very severe Injuries such as transmalleolar fractures of the ankle with extensive soft tissue damage resulting in deformity and the risk that any further injury to the leg might necessitate below- knee amputation. Also cases of bilateral ankle fractures causing degeneration of the joints at a young age so that arthrodesis (joint fusion surgery) is necessary - £41,300 to £57,500. 

Achilles Tendon Injuries (ruptured /sprained Achilles tendon)

Sprains with complete recovery within one year £1,250 to £4,500

Damage to the achilles tendon causing some loss of ankle support - £6,000 to £10,400. 

Partial rupture or other significant injury to the tendon. The level of award is dependent on whether surgery is required and the level of continuing pain and functional disability - £10,400 to £17,400. 

Where complete division of the tendon has been successfully repaired but permanent residual weakness remains, with limitation of ankle movements, a limp and residual scarring and no further improvement is likely - £20,600 to £24,800. 

Severance of the tendon and peroneus longus muscle of the lower leg, giving rise to cramp, swelling and serious restriction of ankle movement causing the injured person to have to permanently give up active sports - £31,700 approximately. 

Examples of Achilles Tendon and Ankle Injury Compensation calculations.

1.  A 50 year old Claimant suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon while pushing an excesively heavy load up a ramp which required surgery. He was unable to weight bear for three months.  More or less complete recovery was achieved within nine months.  He was unable to work for three months.

General damages for injury: £12,500

Loss of earnings: £3,500

Domestic assistance and non-commercial care: £700

Total value of damages: £16,700

Claimant’s contribution to legal costs from damages: £3,479.17 plus VAT at 20% (£695.83) plus an After the Event legal expenses insurance premium of £389.15.

Total deduction from damages: £4,564.15

Net award to the Claimant: £12,135.85 

2. A 60 year old bricklayer sustained an osteochondral fracture to the talus of his left ankle in a construction site accident requiring an arthroscopy.  It was expected that he would require further surgery in 10-15 years.

Damages for injury: £27,750

Loss of earnings: £12,000

Non-commercial care and domestic assistance: £2,000

Private physiotherapy fees: £800

Travel expenses: £500

Interest: £700

Future loss and expenses: £45,000

Total value of damages: £88,750

Contributions towards the Claimant’s costs: £9,114.58 plus VAT at 20% (£1,822.92) plus After the Event legal expenses insurance: £1,861.50.

Total contributions to costs: £12,799.

Net award to the client: £75,951.00

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