Amount of Compensation
In order to promote consistency and
assist the courts, personal injury solicitors
and other advisers, the Judicial Studies Board
publish a set of guidelines for the level of injury
awards for a broad range of injuries. The information,
which follows, has been taken from those guidelines.
Whilst the guidelines are very useful and provide a good
general indicator of the level of damages which may be
paid, it should be remembered that no two cases are ever
the same and general damage claims for injuries
resulting from accidents will always reflect the
individual circumstances of the particular in dividual
and the injuries he or she has suffered and claims will
be assessed accordingly.
Accidents Leading to Shoulder Injuries Claims
Where accident victims make claims for compensation for shoulder injuries, the level of compensation awarded will depend upon the severity of the injury and any lasting effects. The range will be from the most minor injury which would attract compensation claims settlements of about £2,000 right through to the most severe injuries resulting in claims being paid in the region of £10,000 and £25,000.
The most severe shoulder injuries and, therefore those which justify the highest compensation claims awarded within the scale, are those where there is permanent and significant disability.
an accident leads to a less serious shoulder injury, the scale of claims settlement should be between about £6,500 and £10,000. Compensation claims for personal injury within this bracket would be those where the accident victim has perhaps suffered a dislocation of the shoulder with attendant complications and is suffering pain in the shoulder and neck and, perhaps, a weakness of grip.
Moving down the scale, in instances where accidents have led to claims where the victim suffers a frozen shoulder with some pain and discomfort and symptoms last for about two years, he would expect his claim for compensation to be settled between £4,250 and £6,500.
Most minor shoulder injury
compensation claims attract claims settlement of up to
£2,000 where there has been virtually full recovery
within a year and between £2,000 and £4,250 where
recovery takes place less than two years after accident
resulting in personal injury.
To make a claim either call
Accident Aid on 0800 180 4780 or forward your query
without any obligation to Accident Aid by email and you
will be contacted by an accident injury lawyer who will
advise as to whether you may be entitled to claim
compensation for your injury and any other losses you
may have sustained.