The exact amount a client receives if their claim is successful is worked out on a case-by-case basis. However, in a successful claim, the following damages will be considered:
General damages – An award for the pain and suffering as a result of the negligence or injury.
Special damages – Past losses which can be evidenced such as loss of earnings, care costs, travelling expenses, or any items purchased due to the negligence and prescription costs.
Future losses – Any losses which are going to be incurred in the future and which are directly attributable to the negligence. These can include things such as future loss of earnings, future care costs, future treatment which will be required, the cost of adaptation of a house or an accommodation claim if a house needs to be bought.
As each case is different, we would advise you to speak to an experienced clinical negligence expert at Minster Law to gain a better idea as to what your level of compensation will be.