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Deafness or tinnitus
|Total deafness and loss of speech||£87,410 - £112,100|
|Total deafness||£72,330 - £87,410|
|Total loss of hearing in one ear||£24,950 - £36,310|
|Severe tinnitus and partial hearing loss||£23,670 - £36,310|
|Moderate hearing loss and/or tinnitus||£11,890 - £23,670|
Blindness and sight
|Total blindness and deafness||In the region of £322,060|
|Total blindness||£214,210 - £214,250|
|Loss of sight in one eye with reduced vision in the other eye||£50,970 - £84,510|
|Complete loss of vision in one eye||£39,270 - £43,710|
|Serious loss of vision||£18,880 - £31,320|
|Serious multiple jaw fractures||£24,300 - £36,310|
|Le Fort fractures of facial bones||£18,980 - £29,290|
|Serious jaw fracture||£14,320 - £24,300|
|Multiple facial fractures||£11,890 - £19,090|
|Loss of, or major damage to front teeth||£7,500 - £10,000|
If you have suffered a facial injury that was not your fault and want to find out how much compensation you could be owed, JMW Solicitors is here to help you.
The facial injury compensation claim estimates above have been generated by JMW’s Compensation Calculator, using average data from similar cases we’ve dealt with to provide a guideline of how much you could be entitled to receive. With this knowledge in hand, you can make a more informed decision about whether or not to proceed with a claim.
The figures above can provide a broad estimate of what you could claim; for a more accurate calculation based on the specifics of your individual case, it is best to speak to a solicitor as soon as possible.
To find out more about the compensation claims process or formally begin legal proceedings for a facial injury, call the expert solicitors at JMW today on 0800 054 6570, or fill in our online enquiry form to request a call back. You can find out more about our personal injury claim services here.
What Should I Do Next?
Armed with the knowledge of how much your facial injury claim could be valued at, it is vital to carefully consider your next steps in order to maximise your chances of a successful claim.
The most essential action to take is to speak to a specialist personal injury solicitor as soon as possible. This will allow you to weigh up your various options, based on an expert assessment of the specific circumstances of your case, and will give you access to personalised advice on the value of the claim.
Once you have made the decision to move ahead with your compensation claim, your solicitor will start compiling the relevant medical evidence and statements to support your case, while getting in touch with the party responsible for your injuries. If the body of evidence is on your side, your legal team will be able to help you achieve a positive outcome and obtain the compensation you deserve.
What Can Affect The Value Of A Compensation Claim?
If you have been affected by facial injury or any other kind of personal injury, you may be entitled to compensation for the resulting pain and suffering you have experienced. However, compensation settlements will also take into account other factors, including the broader impact the injury has had on your lifestyle, finances and career.
For example, your compensation may need to be adjusted to account for the effect your facial injury has had on your quality of life. Even injuries that only leave superficial damage to the face can cause severe levels of pain, potentially affecting your confidence, mental health and ability to work.
Additionally, more serious facial injuries can also affect sensory functions, which can lead to life-changing conditions such as blindness or deafness. In cases that result in surgery and permanent damage, a greater amount of compensation is likely to be paid out.
By speaking to your legal team, you will be able to get an accurate appraisal of which of these factors are relevant in your case, and how much you could therefore be owed.
How Can Compensation Help?
Claiming compensation offers victims a chance to significantly improve their quality of life, helping to fund any medical treatment, rehabilitation and physiotherapy that you might require.
In addition, it can go some way to compensating you for any psychological suffering that may have been caused, as well as any loss of earnings suffered as a result of the injury. In this way, making a compensation claim can be instrumental in helping you move on with your life.
Types of Facial Injury
Facial injuries can be particularly distressing for sufferers because they have the potential to both disfigure the victim and significantly affect their ability to function. For example, an injury could seriously affect one or more of their senses, or their ability to breathe.
Common forms of facial injury include:
Each injury carries with it a different set of symptoms and required treatments, but many can be extremely painful and leave lasting cosmetic damage.
Cheekbone injuries, for example, are common among those who play sports, with fractures often resulting in bruising, soreness, loss of sensation, flatness of the cheek and swelling. Because the face is a vulnerable area, injuries to the cheekbone can also have a detrimental effect on the eye, causing pain and problems with sight.
Facial injuries can be caused by all sorts of factors, ranging from accidents at work to road traffic accidents or sporting injuries, among others. If you have sustained a facial injury due to someone else’s negligence, get in touch with JMW as soon as possible to discuss a claim for compensation.
Talk to Us
To find out how to make a facial injury claim, speak to JMW Solicitors today. We can give you a clearer idea of how much your claim could be worth, and offer specialist legal advice tailored to the specifics of your case.