Finger Injuries including Amputation
Severe fracture to the fingers which may lead to partial amputations and result in deformity, impairment of grip, reduced mechanical function and disturbed sensation would result in a compensation award of up to £21,000.
The amount of compensation you would receive for an injury that resulted in the total loss of an index finger would be in the region of £10,700.
An injury where there was partial loss of the index finger which left an impairment of grip and dexterity would be in the region of £7,125 to £10,700.
A fracture of the index finger where the grip has remained impaired and there is pain on heavy use with the possibility of osteoarthritis the amount would be in the region of £5,350 to £7,125.
Amputation of the index and middle or ring fingers where the hand will be of very little use and the grip remains exceedingly week the amount would be in the region of £36,125 to £52,950.
Total loss of the middle finger would result in the amount of £8,900 damages.
Loss of the terminal phalanx of the ring or middle finger would result in £2,300 to £4,575 compensation.
Amputation of the little finger would result damages in the region of £12,725. Where an injury resulted in the loss of part of the little finger the remaining tip is sensitive the amount of compensation would be in the region of £2,300 to £3,450.
Amputation of ring and little fingers would result in compensation in the region of £12,725.
An injury where there was amputation of the terminal phalanges of the index and middle fingers which left scarring, restriction of movement and impairment of grip and fine handling, the amount would be in the region of £14,500.
For a fracture in just one finger the amount would be in the region of £1,775 to £2,800 depending on recovery time.
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