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How Much Compensation For Hand Injuries

The hands are considered to be important in terms of function and appearance. If you are wondering how much compensation for hand injuries then the answer is that this depends on the individual circumstances, but it is at the higher end of the compensation scale in many cases.

Bear in mind that factors such as whether or not your dominant hand has been affected, the overall level of pain and suffering experienced and how personal amenity has been limited are all considered before a compensation amount is decided.

Level of injury

Potential compensation

A complete loss of function of both hands 112,100 up to £160,600
Permanent cosmetic disability and serious loss of function in the hands £44,550 up to £67,410
Loss of hand or loss of use of one hand. If your dominant hand has been affected, your compensation will be at the higher end or this bracket £76,650 and £87,410
Amputation of the fingers £49,350 up to £72,330
Cases where there has been approximately 50% reduction in the volume of the hand. £23,110 to £49,350
Crushing accidents that have caused some degree of function loss and your injury is deemed ‘less serious’ £11,520 and £23,110
Minor hand injuries that see a full recovery within a few months £730 up to £3,460

If you would like more information on how much compensation for hand injuries then please contact Jefferies Solicitors and one of our personal injury lawyers will speak to you in more detail about your case. Please call 0800 342 3206 or fill in our online claim form.

Make A Personal Injury Claim

If you have suffered as a result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to make a personal injury claim for compensation.

Contact Jefferies’ no win, no fee solicitors on our national accident helpline above or complete our quick online enquiry form. One of our team of experienced specialists will get in touch to discuss your prospect of claiming for an accident or injury, in confidence.