Sure to cause a major quality of life disruption or a short period, and often forever, leg injuries are a certain cause of prolonged issues. Employment prospects are decreased via lack of mobility from a leg injury.
Some of the highest awarded amounts come from leg injurious due to how serious they are in nature.
Both legs above the knee amputate £158,000 : £185,000
Above the knee and higher amputations leads to more money awarded as compensation.
Amputation for both legs below knee £132,000 : £177,500
More award for the higher the amputation is located.
One leg above knee amputation amount £63,000 : £92,000
Side effects, prosthesis, trouble with phantom pains, place of amputation is a major factor of award, along with these symptoms.
Amputation below knee on a single leg £60,000 : £86,000
Receiving a lower award from the bottom of the bracket are straightforward amputations. Nearer to the top are amputations that immediately follow and accident. Even some years after the incident, higher rewards are made for these types of amputations.
Leg injuries that are severe in nature.
£63,000 : £89,000 Deserving an equal level of compensation to an amputation, some non-amputation injuries are very devastating and cause a severe life interruption similar to an amputation. When bone grafts are needed, injuries that shorten on or more leg, bad flesh wounds also fall into this bracket.
£36,000 : £55,500 When for the rest of a person’s life crutches are needed, when life long serious mobility issues exist, they fall into this bracket of award. In this bracket, also, reduction in movement, range of motion and deformity fit this bracket. In this bracket, arthritis caused by injuries.
£25,750 : £36,000 Included here are lengthy hospital treatment, loss of stability, ligament or tendon injuries, that cause arthritis and a long recovery period. These are the combination of problems that cause a higher award amount.
£18,250 : £25,750 Multiple fractures, complicate, all taken into account, with how much time off from work, likelihood of other injuries in the future, surgery success and so on, ROM of all other body parts, scarring and stability that have happened. All important factors.
Leg injuries less serious
£11,800 : £18,250 Permanent limp, discomfort, loss of mobility, existing problems made worse represent this bracket.
£9,200 and up Soft tissue and fracture injuries. complete recovery fractures are at the top of this bracket.