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Head Injury Compensation Calculator for Compensation Payouts

What value could your Head injury Compensation be worth?

Calculating compensation for serious head injury is rarely straightforward, the lasting effects of serious injury to the head can be enormous, and therefore, many factors must be considered by the Courts in awarding suitable levels of Compensation.

Head injuries can range from a mild concussion to the extremely serious, with the potential for life-changing and potentially life-threatening consequences. 

Severe head injuries can result in the victim suffering permanent damage, potentially affecting their mobility and speech. Head injuries can also lead to cognitive impairment, affecting the victim’s personality, memory, or, attention span. This often has a significant effect on their home and work life and can have a detrimental effect on personal relationships with friends and family members.

If you, a close friend, or a family member have sustained a head injury as the result of third-party negligence and are experiencing pain and suffering or unfortunately worse, this can be an extremely challenging and emotional time, often compounded by other factors such as loss of earnings, or even the potential to be unable to work again, then you will be entitled to make a Head Injury Compensation Claim.

Call PSR Solicitors' team of personal injury claim experts to discuss the particulars of your case. We will advise you of the viability of your Head Injury Compensation Claim, and expertly assess the potential value of your Compensation payout, as well as helping to ensure you receive the best possible care package to enable the strongest chance of making the fullest recovery.


Head Injury Compensation Claim Values

Compensation Guide

Brain Damage

Brain Damage (Very Severe)

£240,590 - £344,640

Brain Damage (Severe)

£186,890 - £240,590

Brain Damage (Moderately Severe)

£36,740 - £186,890

Brain Damage (Less Severe)

£13,070 - £36,740 

Brain or Head Injury (Minor)

£1,880 - £10,890

Compensation Guide

Deafness or Tinnitus

Complete Deafness Plus Loss of Speech

£93,540 - £120,040

Complete Deafness

£77,430 - £93,540

Tinnitus (Severe) and Hearing Loss (Partial)    

£25,350 - £38,850

Total Loss of Hearing (One Ear) 

£26,710 - £38,850

Tinnitus (Moderate) and Hearing Loss (Moderate)

£12,700 - £25,350

Tinnitus (Mild) and Some Hearing Loss

£10,750 - £12,700

Tinnitus (Slight/Occasional) with Hearing Loss (Slight)

£6,280 - £10,750

Tinnitus (Slight) or Hearing Loss (Slight)

Up to £5,980

Compensation Guide


Grand Mal (Established)

£87,010 - £128,060

Petit Mal (Established)

£46,780 - £112,130

Epileptic Conditions (Other)

£9,080 to £22,440

Compensation Guide

Impairment of Smell and Taste

Loss of Taste

£16,380 - £21,320

Loss of Smell

£21,320 - £28,070

Loss of Smell (Complete) and Loss of Taste (Significant)

£28,070 - £33,430

Loss of Smell and Taste (Complete)

Approx £33,430

Compensation Guide

Injuries Affecting Sight

There are many variations of injury affecting your sight but claims range from a transient eye injury to total blindness:

£1,880 - £229,260

Compensation Guide

Injuries Affecting Sight & Hearing

Loss of Sight (Complete) and Loss of Hearing (Significant)

In the region of £344, 640

Contact our Head 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 Head Injury Compensation Settlements Calculated?

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

The General Damages are awarded for the pain, suffering, and loss of amenity (PSLA) incurred as a direct result of the injury. The damages figure is based on the type of injury you have and the severity of it. These figures are calculated using the guidelines established by the Judicial College.

  • Pain (P) - The physical pain suffered and caused by the accident.
  • Mental Suffering (S) – The psychological effect, e.g. anxiety, distress, embarrassment, etc.
  • Loss of Amenity (LA) - This is the reduction in quality of life and enjoyment, i.e. loss of sense of taste, preventing enjoyment of going out for meals or loss of legs, preventing the enjoyment of going for walks.

The Special Damages are awarded for any financial costs you have incurred or financial losses you have suffered. The Special Damages are unique in every claim and will 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 e.g. taxi to a hospital appointment
  • Loss or damage to property during the incident
  • Home and vehicle adaptation costs.

How much compensation can I expect for a Head Injury Claim?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions but not one that is easy to answer, especially when it comes to complexities involved in head injuries, so we will always fully assess your claim before offering a full compensation claim figure but the figures below offer a guide as to what sort of figure you might be able to claim for General Damages.

The figures above are based on those of the Judicial College and serve as a guide to the potential level of General Damages you may be entitled to claim. Every effort has been taken to ensure that these figures are as accurate as possible and are intended as a guide only. The PSR injury claims calculator covers General Damages only, each case differs and some cases may warrant special damages, so ensure you contact us to discuss the potential value of your compensation award once all of the circumstances have been considered.

PSR Solicitors are specialist Head Injury Lawyers and have a long-standing record of successfully settling a varied range of head injury compensation claims.

What are the common causes of head injuries?

Whilst work accidents are by far the most common cause of head injuries, they can occur in a multitude of ways, in many different environments and at any time. Head injuries are frequently caused by:

  • Road traffic accidents
  • Falls from height
  • Slips & trips on uneven or slippery ground
  • Neurological trauma due to medical negligence
  • Sports accidents
  • Accidents on construction sites
  • Bicycle or pedestrian accidents
  • Motorbike accidents
  • Industrial accidents
  • Work related accidents

Making a Head Injury Compensation Claim

If you have suffered a head injury through no fault of your own and you feel there is evidence of 3rd party liability, then you are entitled to try and make a head injury claim compensation.

By employing the services of one of PSR's qualified personal injury lawyers, you can rest assured that you have secured the legal expertise and experience to win your head injury claim and receive the maximum compensation that you and your family deserve.

In the unlikely event that your claim is unsuccessful, our No Win No Fee promise offers you the peace of mind that there will be no legal costs to pay, meaning no risk to you.

All PSR’s Personal Injury Solicitors in Wales and our Injury Lawyers in Cheshire are accredited by the Law Society for Personal Injury Claims. Our accredited status as specialist head injury solicitors provides the reassurance you should be looking for and guarantees that we have the expertise and tenacity to secure the maximum levels of compensation for you or your family.

Covering North Wales and Cheshire, with offices in Colwyn BayEllesmere PortRhylShottonWrexhamWallasey, and Chester. PSR Solicitors is one of the leading firms of Personal Injury Solicitors out there, affording you confidence that if you recruit the services of one of our expert solicitors, they will manage the entire claim and allow you to concentrate on more important issues, like recovery.

Contact our Injury Solicitors to get started...

Your Personal Injury claim is vitally important, which is why we will contact you within an hour of your initial contact with us during normal working hours, or at the earliest opportunity on the next working day if you contact us after close of business.


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