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Facial Injuries - Compensation and Legal Advice

Receiving a facial injury can be a traumatic event in itself and also often leads to a permanent and visible scar . A facial scar can leave the injured party feeling very self conscious and suffering low mood and depression.

Awarding compensation for facial injuries takes into account several factors including the location and visibility of the scar and the impact on the individual concerned.

Burns injuries are also dealt with in this category. Serious burns injuries will almost always be at, or over, the top of the bracket.

Skeletal/skull injuries

Fractures of the frontal facial bones £15,500 - £24,100

Multiple facial fractures £9,750 - £15,750

Fractures of nose or nasal complex £1,125 - £15,200

These vary from simple fractures of the nose with full recovery to serious fractures involving multiple surgeries and/or permanent disability in breathing.

Fractures of cheekbones £1,550 - £10,350

These range from simple fractures from which a complete recovery is possible to multiple fractures requiring surgery and which involve some level of disfigurement.

Fractures of jaws - £4,250 - £30,000

These range from simple fractures to serious multiple fractures which require prolonged treatment and permanent consequences including pain when eating restriction in eating and the risk of arthritis.

Damage to teeth £720 - £7,500

This depends on the placement of the teeth and the requirement for dental surgery. Front teeth attract a higher level of award.

Facial disfigurement

The law draws a distinction between male and female victims here. Women are generally awarded a higher level of compensation. Age is also taken into consideration. The psychological impact will also be taken into account.

Females:

Very severe scarring - £31,750 - £64,000

Less severe scarring - £20,000 - £31,750

Significant scarring - £11,800 - £19,750

Less significant scarring - £2,600 - £9,000

Trivial scarring - £1,125 - £2,300

Males:

Very severe scarring - £19,500 - £43,000

Less severe scarring - £11,800 - £19,750

Significant scarring - £6,000 - £11,800

Less significant scarring - £2,600 - £6,000

Trivial scarring - £1,125 - £2,300

Facial Injury Lawyers Birmingham

If you or a loved one has suffered the injuries described above, and someone else is to blame, contact us today.

Call us on 0800 083 8358. If you prefer you can also contact us online for more information.

Other related services that we can help you with include:

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