The loss of any limb by amputation is a deeply traumatic experience for someone to go through. Loss of limbs can happen in any form; it can be a loss of finger, toe, hand, leg or any other part of the body. Each arm plays a different function in our body. Injuries that lead to amputation happens for many reasons, some due to an accident, while some other due to the fault of other people. Each injury takes its own time to repair; some are so dangerous that it might take a lifetime for these injuries to recover completely.
If you have a victim who is suffering from the physical injury that needed amputation, then you can file for amputation compensation claims.But before you file for Amputation Compensation Claims you need to get in touch and take the advice of a good solicitor regarding the issue.Hence a loss of any of the limb can have a long-term effect on the person. As well as being aesthetically disfiguring, losing a finger in an accident can have broad ramifications on how victims go through their day-to-life for the rest of their lives.
The trauma and frustration will almost always be worsened if the injury was caused because of the negligence of another, but did you know that if you have lost a finger in an accident that wasn’t your fault, you could be entitled to a significant compensation payment.
What you could claim
There are some differing degrees of severity (and therefore compensation levels) when it comes to finger amputation compensation claims. Listed below are some of the different types of injury, and what you could expect to receive in compensation.
- Amputation of index or middle finger that leaves the victim’s potential to grip severely weakened – £52,000
- Amputation of ring or little finger – £12,500
- Amputation of the terminal phalanges (the bones that make up your fingers and toes, the terminal ones would be the ones furthest out from your body so the bone forming the tip of your finger would be one of your terminal phalanges) of the index and middle fingers – £15,000
- Loss of an index finger – £11,000
- Loss of a middle finger – £9,000
- Complete loss of little finger – £12,000
- Partial loss of little finger – £4,500
- Severe finger fracture leading to partial amputation – £20,000
- Partial loss of a finger leading to loss of grip – £10,000
- A single finger fracture between £1,500 – £3,000 depending on recovery time.
If you have lost, or seriously injured, a finger as the result of an accident that wasn’t your fault, then your next step to is to contact Legal Request by filling out the particular contact form.
If you have happened hurt at the fault of another, then it is your fundamental right to claim compensation for your injury. At Legal Appeal, we are experts in successfully claiming back compensation for victims in a professional and sensitive manner.