General damages are awarded to you to compensate you for pain, suffering and loss of amenity. Special damages might be awarded to you for loss of earnings, travel expenses, medical treatment, home or vehicle adaptation.
Our team will discuss the likely level of compensation and our valuation of your claim based on our experience as your case progresses.
The below table contains guidelines for specific claim types from the 15th edition of the Judicial College Guidelines for the Assessment of General Damages in Personal Injury Cases. Each case is valued according to its own merits, the Guidelines can be departed from if the case circumstances so require. The mildest form of each condition will attract lower figures compared to the most severe.
|Condition||Financial compensation figures – Guidelines|
|Mesothelioma||£65,710 to £118,150|
|Asbestosis||£14,140 to £99,330|
|Asthma||£9,990 to £61,710|
|Dermatitis||£8,110 to £18,020|
|Noise Induced Hearing Loss||£6,580 to £27,890|
|Musculoskeletal injuries||£7,410 to £85,470|
|Vibration White Finger/CTS||£8,110 to 29,690|