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Personal Injury

This information is provided as a guide only. In addition to the guideline figures you may be entitled to claim for medical treatments, loss of earnings and damages for stress and anxiety as a result of your accident, as well as general expenses which you may have incurred as a direct result of the injuries which you have sustained. The minimum and maximum figures provided below should be considered as a guide only and a greater or lesser figure may be awarded

Skull / Brain Injuries

· €23,300 (minor skull fracture - to €129,000 – (severe skull fracture)

Nasal Injuries

· €14,900 to €19,600 – fracture substantially recovered

Cheek Injuries

· €16,500 to €25,400 - fracture substantially recovered

Jaw Injuries

· Up to €35,100

· Minor soft tissue injury to jaw - substantially recovered

· €33,900 to €65,800

· Severe soft tissue injury to jaw – serious and permanent conditions

· €16,500 to €73,800 Dislocation

· €16,500 to €27,900 – Minor jaw fracture - substantially recovered

· €25,000 to €58,000 – Moderate jaw fracture – significant ongoing condition

· €49,200 to €78,000 Severe jaw fracture (serious and permanent condition)

Dental Injuries

· €3,600 to €5,700 – Loss of milk tooth

· €6,000 to €11,100 – Broken tooth

· €5,300 to €12,800 – Loss of tooth

Neck Injuries

  • Up to €14,400 – Minor whiplash neck injury – good recovery within 12 months
  • €11,500 to €17,400 – Moderate whiplash neck injury – substantially recovered within 24 months
  • €15,900 to €64,500 – Significant ongoing whiplash injury
  • €59,400 to €78,400 – Severe neck whiplash injury (serious and permanent condition)

Shoulder / Upper Arm Injuries

· €111,000 to €145,000 - Loss of one arm (above elbow)

· €141,000 to €197,000 – Loss of both arms

· Up to €22,600 – Minor soft tissue injury - good recovery

· €14,800 to €51,500 – Moderate soft tissue injury – Significant ongoing condition

· €41,000 to €71,600 – Severe soft tissue injury (serious & permanent condition)

· €14,600 to €25,600 – Minor dislocation - good recovery

· €20,200 to €54,600 – Moderate dislocation – significant ongoing condition

· €46,400 to €74,500 – Severe dislocation – serious and permanent condition

· €15,400 to €29,300 – Minor fracture -good recovery

· €21,000 to €72,400 – Moderate fracture – significant ongoing condition

  • €46,900 to €82,900 – Severe fracture (serious and permanent condition)

Back injuries

  • Up to €16,300 – Minor back whiplash injury – good recovery within 12 months
  • €11,700 to €19,600 – Moderate back injury – good recovery within 24 months
  • €18,300 to €69,700 – Significant ongoing condition
  • €62,800 to €85,900 – Severe back injury (serious and permanent condition)

Wrist injuries

  • Up to €26,200 – Minor soft tissue injury to wrist - good recovery
  • €15,500 to €70,100 – Moderate soft tissue injury to wrist – significant ongoing condition
  • €26,000 to €88,600 – Severe soft tissue injury to wrist (serious & permanent condition)
  • €15,600 to €25,200 – Minor wrist fracture - good recovery
  • €22,400 to €61,800 – Moderate wrist fracture - significant ongoing condition
  • €55,400 to €79,500 – Severe wrist fracture (serious and permanent condition)

Hip injuries

  • Up to €23,300 – Minor soft tissue injury to hip – good recovery
  • €16,100 to €47,100 – Moderate soft tissue injury to hip – significant ongoing condition
  • €39,400 to €69,400 – Severe soft tissue injury to hip (serious or permanent condition)
  • €19,400 to €36,500 – Minor hip dislocation – good recovery
  • €26,300 to €62,700 – Moderate hip dislocation – significant ongoing condition
  • €49,600 to €84,200 – Severe hip dislocation injury (serious and permanent condition)
  • €19,600 to €35,300 – Minor hip fracture – good recovery
  • €26,700 to €77,200 - Moderate hip fracture – significant ongoing condition
  • €49,600 to €87,200 – Severe hip fracture (serious and permanent condition)

Lower leg injuries

  • €15,400 to €34,600 – Minor lower leg fracture – good recovery
  • €21,300 to €73,900 – Moderate lower leg fracture – significant ongoing condition
  • €47,500 to €87,300 – Severe lower leg fracture (serious or permanent condition)

Foot injuries

  • Up to €19,800 – Minor soft tissue injury to foot – good recovery
  • €10,000 to €49,400 – Moderate soft tissue injury to foot – significant ongoing condition
  • €37,200 to €70,400 – Severe soft tissue injury to foot (serious and permanent condition)
  • €14,900 to €48,900 – Minor foot fracture – good recovery
  • €20,800 to €59,200 – Moderate foot fracture – significant ongoing condition
  • €47,100 to €80,500 – Severe foot fracture (serious and permanent condition)

Toe Injuries

  • €11,800 to €16,700 – Minor fracture to big toe – good recovery
  • €13,200 to €24,700 – Moderate fracture to big toe – significant ongoing condition
  • €20,800 to €32,300 – Severe injury to big toe (serious and permanent condition)
  • €11,300 to €16,100 – Minor fracture to toe – good recovery
  • €11,900 to €19,000 – Moderate injury to toe – significant ongoing condition
  • €14,900 to €21,600 – Severe injury to toe (serious and permanent condition)

The above information was taken from the Book of Quantum in 2013 from the Injuries Board website.