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 01204 496898 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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Neck Injuries - £2,350 to £143,000

Soft tissue neck injury with full recovery within 3 months  up to £2,350.

Soft tissue neck injury with full recovery 3 months to a year - £2,350 to £4,150.

Soft tissue neck injury with full recovery within two years up to £4,150  to £7,600.

Injuries which may have accelerated and/or exacerbated a pre-existing condition for up to 5 years. This bracket will also apply to moderate soft tissue injuries where the period of recovery has been fairly protracted and where there remains an increased vulnerability to further trauma or permanent nuisance type symptoms referring from the neck - £7,600 to £13,250.

Soft tissue and wrenching type injuries causing disc lesions and causing cervical spondylosis, severe limitation of movement, permanent or recurring pain, stiffness or discomfort possibly requiring surgery/further surgery and/or increased vulnerability to further trauma - £13,250 to £24,000.

Injuries such as fractures or dislocations with severe and immediate symptoms. Injury possibly requires spinal fusion and leaves a marked impairment of function, limitation of activities, or increased vulnerability to further trauma - £24,000 to £37,000.

Serious injuries causing fractures or dislocations or severe soft tissue injury and or ruptured tendons resulting in significant disability of a permanent nature - £43,7500 to £54,000.

Neck injuries falling short of the most serious category but which are of considerable severity, for example including permanent damage to the brachial plexus or substantial loss of movement in the neck and loss of function in one or more limbs- £63,250 to £126,000.

Injuries resulting in incomplete paraplegia or quadriparesis or where the injured person, despite wearing a collar 24 hours a day for a period of years, still has little or no neck movement, and suffers severe headaches- £143,000 approximately.

Examples of Neck Injury compensation calculations 

1.            A 48 year old care worker sustains a soft tissue neck injury of 15 months duration during a manual handling task at work.

The case settles before Court proceedings are commenced.

Damages for injury: £5,000.

Care and assistance: £250

Loss of earnings: £500.

Total damages: £5,750.

2.            A 40 year old construction worker sustains an incomplete paraplegia injury in an accident caused by a collapsing structure on a construction site.

Damages were assessed at trial as follows:-

General damages for injury: £140,000.

Interest on general damages: £4,500.

Past loss of earnings: £60,000

Past care: £30,000.

Past travelling expenses: £2,500.

Home adaptations: £5,000.

Equipment: £750

Miscellaneous expenses: £4000.

Interest on past losses: £1,720.

Future losses (including future loss of earnings and pension contributions): £900,000.

Total damages: £1,148,470.00.

If you would like to speak to John Carr a specialist work injury solicitor for free advice please call 01204 496898 or email us for more information.