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Claims for hand, finger and wrist injuries

If you’ve been involved in an accident or injured due to someone else’s negligence, you may be able entitled to make a claim for compensation. The figures below provide a rough guide to what you may get for your injury. Compensation for your expenses and financial losses (such as loss of earnings) can be recovered in addition to these figures.

For free guidance on what your claim as a whole could be worth call our helpline on 0808 139 1590 or send us an email.

Hand Injuries

Minor injury

Injury with recovery within a few months.

£800 – £3,810

Moderate hand injury

Crush injuries, soft tissue injuries, deep lacerations and penetrating wounds.

£5,110– £14.640

Serious hand injury

£25.430 – £54,280

Loss of one hand

Total or effective loss of one hand.

£84,310 – £96,150

Loss of both hands

Total or effective loss of both hands.

£123,310 – £176,660

Finger Injuries

Fracture of one finger

Dependent upon recovery time.

Up to £4,160

Fracture of index finger

Fracture of index finger –grip remains impaired.

£7,990 – £10,730

Severe fracture

Possibly leading to partial amputation and causing deformity, loss of grip and/or sensation.

Up to £32,210

Amputation of finger

Little finger.

£7,580 – £10,730

Index finger.


Amputation of thumb

£31,140– £48,080

Wrist Injuries

Minor injury

A minor displaced or undisplaced fracture with a full recovery within 12 months.

£3,090 – £4,160

Moderate injury

Some significant permanent disability but some useful movement remains.

£21,480 – £34,340

Severe injury

Complete loss of function of the wrist.

£41,760 – £52,490

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