UK lawyer explains how to claim compensation for your pain and suffering, financial losses, expenses and legal costs when suffering a toe injury as a result of a UK accident with examples of how much average claim payouts are calculated at for fractures, crush injuries and amputations.
The types of compensation can you claim if you suffer a toe injury in the UK
In a toe injury claim, as any other personal injury claim, there are three main types of loss you are entitled to claim compensation money for:
1. Compensation calculated for pain and suffering
If you have suffered a toe injury – you are entitled to claim compensation for your pain and suffering for your actual injury.
You need to instruct a solicitor to help you with your claim. Your solicitor will obtain the evidence necessary and calculate the pain and suffering the law allows.
Your solicitor will instruct an independent medical expert to prepare a report based on a medical examination and a review of you GP, hospital notes. x-rays and scans.
The medical report will describe your toe injuries and set out in a prognosis how much disability, pain and suffering you are likely to experience in the future.
Looking at this report – you solicitor can compare case law for similar injuries and look at guidance from the courts as to average payouts for toe injuries. In this way – the amount you can claim can be calculated – to see a page I have written setting out examples of average claim payouts for all manner of toe injuries from simple fractures to amputation of all toes click toe injury claim.
2. Financial losses and expenses
A toe injury claim can lead to direct financial losses and expenses – whether this be: lost income, medical expenses, travel expenses, nursing expenses, assistance in the home or disadvantage on the open labour market; it is likely you will be able to claim compensation for all these losses and more directly personal to you and flowing from your accident.
3. Legal cost of a solicitor to make your toe injury compensation claim
In addition to your compensation – in most types of toe injury claim you are entitled to have the majority of the legal costs of your lawyer paid by the party at fault for your accident.
Remember – legal costs are paid in addition to your compensation, which is a fact insurance companies don’t tell you when you are making a claim, so as to limit the amount you can receive.
Using a solicitor will ensure all your losses are claimed, the maximum average payout is achieved and your legal costs are also paid by the other side – a win win situation.
Average compensation payouts for toe and foot injuries
To see examples of the amounts of compensation your solicitor will calculate your claim at for fractures, crushes and amputations of the toe click toe injury claim payouts.
To see a page I have written setting out average claim payouts for foot injuries click foot injury claim average payouts.
Specialist solicitor online legal help and assistance
If you have suffered a fractured toe, crush injury or toe amputation and would like an online assessment of your claim free of charge or to speak to me in person about the average compensation you could claim for toe injuries click toe injury average compensation claim payout amounts.