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Arm Injury Claims & Broken Arm Compensation Calculator for Compensation Payouts 

What might your Arm Injury Compensation be worth?

If you have injured your Arm in an accident through no fault of your own, then we can help you make a compensation claim. This will provide a means to compensate you adequately in a number of ways, and not only for the undue pain and suffering caused.

Arm Injury Compensation payouts, including for the more serious injuries, such as that of a Broken Arm, or even where an arm must be amputated, should be commensurate with the seriousness of the damage sustained and the way in which this impacts the victim's life.  

The same can be said for an Arm Injury Claim -  where the injury is less serious in nature, such as injuries involving ligament damage, temporary loss of movement, or even lacerations. Even minor injuries can have significant debilitating effects on your life and can restrict your ability to carry out even the simplest of tasks. To calculate the claim value for  Arm Injury Compensation, further expenses incurred by the injured person must be taken into account, for example, they may require time off work for treatment, rehabilitation, and specialist recovery treatment, all of which have financial implications. 

For all of the above reasons, calculating compensation for arm injuries, or compensation for that of a Broken Arm should never be straightforward. An injury claim specialist should consider every possible way in which the injured person has been affected, as this must impact the compensation payout value claimed.

As well as the immediate effects of any injury, there are often longer-term consequences to consider, such as future loss of earnings and the cost of any ongoing or future medical treatment.  Dependent on the severity of your injury and the nature of the job you do, an arm injury may also affect your ability to return to the job you had prior to the injury and could even impact your employability longer term. These factors all need to be taken into consideration when evaluating your Arm Injury Compensation Claim.

If you have hurt your arm as the result of third-party negligence, experiencing significant pain, suffering, and loss of earnings, then you may be entitled to make an Arm Injury Compensation Claim.

We can help, so get in touch today for an initial consultation.

Arm Injury and Broken Arm Compensation Claim Values

Compensation Guide

Arm Injury Compensation

Amputation or Complete Loss of Both Arms

£192,000 - £240,000

Amputation/Loss of One Arm at Shoulder

No less than £109,350

Amputation/Loss of One Arm between Elbow and Shoulder

£87,400 - £104,350

Amputation/Loss of One Arm below the Elbow

£76,700 - £87,410

Severe Arm Injury - Extremely limited ability to move the arm

£76,700 - £104,350

Serious Arm Injury - Substantial and Permanent Disablement

£31,200 - £47,750

Serious Arm Injury - Partial Recovery/Long-term Effects

£15,300 - £31,200

Fracture to Forearm - No Complications

£5,630 - £16,380

Compensation Guide

Elbow Injury Compensation

Severe Elbow Injury - Permanent Disablement of the Elbow

£31,200 - £43,700

Elbow Injury - Prolonged Effects

£12,500 - £25,500

Elbow Injury - Temporary Effects    

Up to £10,040

Compensation Guide

Wrist Injury Compensation

Severe Wrist Injury - Permanent Disablement of the Wrist  

£37,950 - £47,750

Serious Wrist Injury - Significant Prolonged Effects

£19,500 - £31,200

Wrist Injury - Permanent Pain/Stiffness

£10,050 - £19,500

Wrist injuries (various) with recovery between 1-2 years

Up to £8,160

Contact our Arm Injury Claims Experts

Paul Rossiter

Paul Rossiter

Managing Director

Richard Layfield

Richard Layfield

Solicitor - Head of Personal Injury

Mark House

Mark House

Solicitor - Head of Litigation

Jasmine Simpson

Jasmine Simpson


How are Arm Injury Claims & Broken Arm Compensation Settlements Calculated?

Your compensation figure will be calculated by combining the General Damages and Special Damages.

The General Damages relate to the injury itself and will be calculated depending on a number of factors, the first being the nature and severity of the injury itself, and the pain and suffering it brings. The second factor is the impact of the incident and injury on the individual’s life, both physical, psychological, and emotional.

When assessing the severity of the injury itself, they will look at certain criteria including:

  • To what degree has there been soft tissue damage
  • Has there been ligament damage and if so, to what degree?
  • Has there been breaking or fracturing of the bone?
  • Has there been an amputation?

The Special Damages are awarded for any financial costs incurred or financial losses suffered as a direct result of the injury. Due to the nature of Special Damages, they are unique in every claim and will need to be assessed by your Accredited Personal Injury Solicitor but will include things like:

  • Loss of earnings due to the injury, historic and future
  • Medical expenses you have incurred, and are likely to incur in the future
  • Travel expenses such as taxi fares to and from a hospital appointment
  • Loss or damage to property during the incident, such as clothing or a watch
  • Potential adaptation costs to house or vehicle

How much compensation can you expect for an Arm Injury or a Broken Arm Compensation Claim? ​​​​

As mentioned previously, arm injuries can significantly differ in nature and severity. There are also additional factors that affect the final settlement value, so in order to give you a more accurate idea of the sort of levels of compensation you may be entitled to, we would need to fully assess your claim.

Our highly adept team of Personal Injury Claim Lawyers has successfully handled many Arm Injury Claims over the years. We will review every aspect of your claim, including medical reports and details of any financial losses suffered and financial costs incurred. Using the compensation guidelines set out by the Judicial College and the factors described above, allows us to determine the level of compensation you should look to receive.

PSR Solicitors’ qualified personal injury lawyers have an outstanding track record of settling a broad range of arm injury compensation claims, ensuring you receive the maximum compensation for the pain and suffering you have endured.

The Arm Injury Compensation Payout values set out above demonstrates the level of 'general damages' you may be awarded as a result of your arm injury. A medical expert will assess your injury and determine which category best describes your injury. These figures do not include special damages such as loss of earnings, medical treatment, adaptations, etc.

Call and speak to one of PSR Solicitors’ Personal Injury Solicitors for expert legal advice and to discuss the specifics of your arm injury claim.

What Constitutes an Arm Injury?

An injury to the arm covers any kind of physical harm between the wrist and the shoulder and describes everything from a twisted wrist to a broken arm or even an arm amputation.

We use our arms for virtually everything we do, so when you injure one or both of your arms, the impact is huge, even if it’s a relatively minor injury.

Arm injuries can be caused in countless ways and can vary in both nature and severity.

The most severe arm injuries are often associated with work-related incidents or road traffic accidents and in the most severe cases can result in partial or complete amputation.

Serious arm injuries can occur when there is a bad break or severe laceration to the arm, possibly due to a fall from height or the use of construction equipment without the appropriate PPE. If the individual is unlucky then a bad break or laceration can result in permanent nerve damage, potentially causing partial or full paralysis.

Minor injuries can be caused by anything from a trip, slip or fall, to a sports-related injury and can vary from simple fracture to ligament damage. with such injuries, the prognosis for full or partial recovery is good.

If you have suffered an arm injury as a result of the negligence or actions of a third party, then chances are you will be entitled to claim for financial compensation.

Causes of Arm Injuries and Broken Arms

Arm injuries are common and can be caused in a variety of ways including:

  • Accident at work – Arm trapped in machinery, fall from a ladder, etc
  • Sporting Injury – This could be as a result of a fall from a horse, a fall whilst skiing, or maybe a football or rugby injury.
  • Road traffic accidents – Encompassing everything from cars to lorries and bikes
  • Slips, trips, and falls – Fractures and sprains suffered as a result of slipping on a wet supermarket floor or tripping on an unprotected cable, etc
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries – Normally acquired in work and often take years to develop
  • Crush Injuries – Normally due to inadequate training in lifting techniques, resulting in heavy objects falling and crushing the arm

You have a three-year window from the date of the injury to initiate your arm injury compensation claim. It is obviously more difficult to pinpoint the exact date with a repetitive strain injury (RSI) and therefore in the case of RSI’s the three-year window starts from the date of diagnosis.

Arm Injury Types

Arm injuries can differ in severity, from a minor sprain to a severe break or even loss of the arm. Their severity is normally dictated by what caused the injury and what part of the arm has been affected.

Upper Arm Injuries

Upper arm injuries can include anything from a fracture or break of the humerus to damage to the muscles, ligaments, or tendons. In the most severe cases, this can also include amputation between the elbow and shoulder.

Forearm Injuries

Forearm injuries can include anything from a simple fracture to muscle damage and injury to the tendons

Elbow Injuries

Elbow Injuries can include dislocation, fractures, and bursitis - where the small fluid-filled sacs that surround the elbow joint become irritated and inflamed.

Wrist Injuries

Again, this includes fractures, along with sprains and repetitive strain injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome.

Making an Arm Injury or Broken Arm Compensation Claim

If you have suffered an arm injury due to the negligence or actions of a third party, then PSR Solicitor’s specialist Injury Claim Solicitors will assist you in claiming the compensation you deserve.

By selecting PSR Solicitors to handle your arm injury compensation claim, you can be confident that we will work tirelessly on your behalf to secure you the maximum level of compensation available to you. We will assess your claim in detail before advising you whether to proceed and in the unlikely event that the claim is unsuccessful, you’ll be protected by our No Win No Fee promise.

Every PSR Solicitors’ Personal Injury Lawyer in Wales and Injury Claims Solicitors in Cheshire is accredited by the Law Society for Personal Injury Claims. This affords you and your family the confidence that your claim is in the hands of an experienced and highly adept legal professional.

Covering North Wales and the Cheshire area, PSR Solicitors have offices in Colwyn BayEllesmere PortRhylShottonWrexhamWallasey, and Chester. We are one of the industry’s leading Personal Injury Law Firms and have an exemplary track record in securing the maximum compensation for our clients. 

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