Neck Injuries Compensation

The most common neck injury compensation type injury to the soft tissue in the neck is whiplash. It's Any accident involving the neck and shoulders can be painful and should be compensated for. If you suffered a neck injury as a result of a car crash or any other accident that was not your fault, you should claim compensation. The list below specifies an intensity of neck injuries and a value of compensation.

Types of neck injuries

There are many different types of neck injuries and many are found in conjunction with back and shoulder problems.

Severed Neck Injuries

In case of severe neck injuries claims may have a value of £76,500. It's a sytuation when injured person still has no movement in the neck and suffers severe headaches. A neck injury claim in figure from £35,200 to £78,400 is awarded when injured suffered disabilities.

In the sytuation as damage to soft tissues, ruptured tendons the compensation amount could be as little as £75,000- £33,400. The precise amount would depend the length of time during which the most serious symptoms are more bearable.

Moderate Neck Injuries

Whiplash type injuries with complete recovery taking more than 2 years. In the instance of a moderate neck injuries, the injured can try to get compensation in the region of £4,900. Fracture injuries with extensive symptoms of could fetch £16,200.

Fractures can leave markedly impaired function or vulnerability to further trauma and some limitation of activities.

Minor Neck Injuries

A type injuries with complete recovery within 2 years the amount would be £2,630.

The more minor cases where a full recovery takes place within a couple of years the amount would be in the region of £2,550 to £4,575. If a recovery lasting a few weeks or months the amount would be lower about £1,000. In some cases, fractures and other injuries to the neck have virtually no symptoms immediately after the accident, with the symptoms taking days or even weeks to show up. Therefore if you have been involved in a road accident or any accident which you suspect has caused an injury to your neck, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. The most common neck injury compensation type injury to the soft tissue in the neck is whiplash, which is caused by any sudden movements of the body, such as in a car crash when the neck is jerked backwards and forwards.