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How Much Compensation For Loss of Arm

Losing a limb or limbs is certain to have an impact on your life and perhaps those around you. Like in other arm injury claims, how much compensation for the loss of an arm will depend on a number of factors.

The below guide will give you an indication of what you can expect in your own situation if you have lost an arm or arms.

If there has been an amputation-type injury then settlement fees will be driven by a number of factors. These include:

  • whether or not a joint has been lost;
  • if the lost arm was on the dominant side of the body;
  • what kind of impact this loss has had on your ability to carry on with your current job;
  • how well a prosthetic arm is able to be fitted and function;
  • your age
  • if there are any phantom pains present

Level of injury

Potential compensation

Loss of both arms. (The main influencing factor on the amount is the extent to which an able-bodied person has been reduced to a person with a severe disability) £191,950 up to £239,140
Loss of arm, amputated at the shoulder in excess of £109,330
Arm amputated above the elbow. (This considers the fact that the shorter the length of the remaining limb, the more difficulties there can be in fitting prosthetics) £87,410 and £104,370
Amputation through the elbow £87,410
Amputation through the forearm with phantom pains £76,650 up to £87,410

Claiming your arm amputation personal injury claim compensation with Jefferies Solicitors

How much compensation for the loss of an arm or arms that have been amputated is something that can be answered in more detail once the specifics of your case have been discussed. For more information please call Jefferies Solicitors on 0800 342 3206 or complete our online injury 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.

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