Child suffered injury after car accident

Keywords: Children’s injury claim, child injury compensation.

A litigation friend made a children’s injury claim after their son was in a car accident. The child was in a parked car when it was hit head on by another car.
The child suffered from soft tissue injuries to his head, back and leg. Straight after the accident the claimant suffered from headaches and leg pain which stopped him from walking.
The injury to his head caused constant headaches for two weeks. The injuries to his back and leg lasted for six weeks.
The child also suffered from disturbed sleep due to the headaches.
The claimant was off school for five days.

Children’s injury claim and compensation

The child was awarded £2,762 in child injury compensation. For information on making a children’s injury claim contact us for advice.

See below for child injury compensation awards for leg injuries.

Leg Injuries
Total Loss of Both Legs   – child injury

£194,700

£227,975

Below-knee Amputation of Both Legs   – child injuries compensation

£162,800

£218,350

Above-knee Amputation of One Leg   – child injury compensation

£84,700

£111,100

The Most Serious Injuries short of Amputation   – child injuries accident

£47,500

£68,000

Serious leg injuries    – child injuries solicitors

£77,825

£110,000

With multiple fractures, limited movements   – child injury solicitors

£22,440

£31,680

Fractures with incomplete recovery   – child injuries accident

£14,520

£22,440

Simple fractures   – child injury accident

£6,700

£7,370