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How Much Compensation For A Dislocated Shoulder?

The shoulder can be a vulnerable part of the body and there are many personal injury cases where this type of injury has occurred. You may have had an accident at work or you may have slipped or fallen in a public place. You have 3 years from the date of your accident from which you can make a personal injury claim. Wherever your shoulder injury occurred, if the accident was not your fault then it is likely you have a personal injury compensation case.

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The amount of compensation you receive is reliant on the scope of your injury and how it has affected you. It may be that you have been unable to work, in which case, a lawyer will need to factor in a loss of earnings element to your settlement fees. In addition, you may have had to pay for medical expenses in relation to your injury. As part of a successful claim, these could also be reimbursed.

How Much Compensation?

The figures we have supplied are based on the latest version of the Judicial College general damages compensation guidelines.

Level of Injury

Potential Compensation

  • Dislocation of the shoulder and damage to the lower part of the brachial plexuscausing pain in shoulder and neck, aching in elbow, sensory symptoms in the forearm and had and weakness of grip.

    £10,180 – £15,300

  • Other shoulder injuries such as a frozen shoulder with restricted movement lasting approximately 2 years

    £6,290 – £10,180

  • Minor shoulder injury with considerable pain but almost complete recovery

    Up to £6,290

HOW DO I START A COMPENSATION CASE FOR MY DISLOCATED SHOULDER?

dislocated shoulder At First Personal Injury we recommend that you speak to a specialist accident claims lawyer. After looking at the circumstances of your case more closely, they will be able to more accurately calculate how much compensation for a dislocated shoulder. You have 3 years from the date of your accident from which you can make a personal injury claim. You will need to be able to prove that a third party was to blame for your injury.