- Amputation – £80,000 – £250,000
- Other Arm Injuries – £16,000 – £100,000
Compensation for arm injuries varies greatly. Less Severe injuries (£16,000 – £32,000) are those which will have resulted in disability but where recovery is expected. Permanent and substantial disablement (£32,000 – £50,000) includes serious fracture injuries to the forearm(s) that cause permanent disability. Severe Injuries (£80,000 – £100,000) are those that will not require amputation but will still leave the injured person almost as worse off. Below the elbow amputation (£80,000 – £91,000) are amputations through the forearm, and these may result in phantom pains. Above-elbow amputation (£91,000 – £109,000) leave a shorter stump and therefore may make the use of a prosthesis difficult. Loss of one arm (£110,000) is defined as amputations at the shoulder. Loss of both arms (£200,000 – £250,000) will cause considerable helplessness and dependence on other people.
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