How Much Compensation For Cracked Ribs

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How Much Compensation For Cracked RibsCracked ribs are usually considered a chest injury when it comes to calculating compensation amounts.

This injury can also be referred to as fractured ribs and there may be soft tissue damage alongside this type of injury. If you have experienced serious pain and disability over a number of weeks then you can expect to receive up to £2,800 in compensation.

Factors Affecting How Much Compensation You Receive

How much compensation for cracked ribs will be considered alongside a number of factors including:

  • Your age and gender
  • If there has been scarring
  • How the injury has impacted on your ability to work
  • How the injury has affected your level of enjoyment in life
  • Whether or not your life expectancy has been shortened

How Is My Cracked Ribs Claim Calculated?

Your rib injury claim will be considered in conjunction with general damages which covers the length of your recovery period, if there have been any long-term effects or permanent damage.

In addition, any loss of amenity will also be factored in. This is the part of a claim amount that reflects how your life has been affected by the accident or injury you have encountered. If you have been unable to work then there will be a loss of finance included in your claim and this is counted as special damages.

Other special damages are those where you have had to pay for something in relation to your injury, e.g. medical expenses or transport to medical appointments.

Making A Cracked Ribs Compensation Claim

If you would like to know more about how much compensation for cracked ribs then you will need to speak to an accident injury solicitor who can give you more in depth advice.

Please call our experienced injury claims team at First Personal Injury on 0800 808 9740 and we will help guide you through the claims process as seamlessly as possible.

We may be able to help you on a no win no fee basis.  Contact us for further information.

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