How Much Compensation Can You Expect from a Soft Tissue Injury?
What is a Soft Tissue Injury?
A soft tissue injury is one which affects skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments, or nerves, or an injury to any other part of the body which doesn’t involve broken bones and so on. If you’ve suffered such an injury through the negligence of someone else, you could be in line for a compensation payment of at least £1,000 for minor cases, although this can rise significantly depending on the seriousness of the injury and the effects it’s had on your life.
Examples of soft tissue injuries can include:
– Torn ligaments or tendons
– Severe bruising
– Cuts to the skin
– Bursitis (a painful swelling within a joint)
Why You Might Make a Claim
The most basic reason to claim for this kind of injury is simply to compensate you for the pain and distress you were caused through no fault of your own.… Read more