Arm Injury

Arm injury

Injury severity

Effect on person

Estimated Compensation

Loss of both arms

 

£201,300 - £250,800

Loss of a single arm

Amputated at the shoulder

Not less than £114,860

Loss of a single arm

amputated above the elbow

£91,660 - £109,450

Loss of a single arm

amputated below the elbow

£80,410 - £91,660

Other arm injuries

Injury severity

Effect on person

Estimated Compensation

Severe

Arm is left with little or no function

£80,410 - £109,450

Injuries resulting in permanent and substantial disablement

£32,780 - £50,050

Less severe injury

Significant disability suffered but full or nearly full recovery has been made, or will be expected

£16,060 - £32,780

Simple fractures of the forearm

 

£5,500 - £16,060

Elbow injuries

Severity

Effect on person

Estimated Compensation

A severely disabling injury

Significant disablement and loss of function

£32,780 - £45,840

Less severe injuries

Causing impairment of function but not involving major surgery or significant disability

£13,090 - £26,790

Minor injuries

Simple fractures, repetitive strain injuries, no permanent effect on function

Up to £10,530