Rib Injury Compensation

To successfully claim rib injury compensation, you need expert advice from a specialist personal injury solicitor.

Claim rib injury compensation

The first thing you should do before making a rib injury compensation claim is to contact Blackwater Law and speak to one of our personal injury solicitors, who will be able to advise if you have a case for compensation.

Blackwater Law is recognised as a leading firm of personal injury solicitors by the Legal 500, an independent list of the UK’s top law firms. The Legal 500 team regularly review the performance of every law firm within their directory, focusing on the quality of the legal services provided and the experience and knowledge of the members of each law firm (including partners and associates).

Your Blackwater Law personal injury solicitor will guide you through each stage of the legal process and will keep you informed about the progress of your rib injury compensation claim throughout. In acting for you in making your claim, we will aim to build the strongest possible case on your behalf to secure the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to for your rib injury.

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Call today and speak with a member of our team. Find out if you can claim compensation.

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Rib injury compensation amounts

The amount of compensation you could receive will vary from person to person. This is because each claim for injuries to the chest and ribs will be different, with different injuries of different severity and different circumstances leading to different compensation levels being awarded.

Rib injuries can range in their complexity and therefore, the amount of compensation a person could be entitled to. A mild rib injury like a fracture for example could be valued at up to £5,320. A severe rib injury that leaves the person with serious, permanent damage to a lung could be entitled to claim between £100,670 – £150,110.

Use our rib injury compensation calculator below to estimate the amount of compensation you may receive for your rib injury. Once you have calculated your potential compensation, call us and speak to one of our personal injury solicitors about commencing your claim.

Rib injury compensation calculator

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What types of rib injury can I claim compensation for?

Rib injuries can occur in a number of different ways and can result in shortness of breath, chest pain, pain in the abdomen or shoulder or even a fever. Accurately assessing the severity of your rib injury and how it has affected your life will be fundamental to the success of your rib injury compensation claim, as your financial settlement will depend largely on how much long-term pain and/or disability you suffer as a result of your broken ribs. The severity of a rib injury can vary tremendously, from someone being in pain for only a few weeks to developing lung complications.

Fractured ribs / broken ribs

A broken rib, cracked rib or fractured rib is a crack or break in one of the bones in the rib cage. Fractured ribs are usually the result of a blow to the chest, which might be sustained by a fall or as a result of a car accident. A broken rib could also be caused by severe coughing, although this is more likely if there is weakness in the ribs caused by a bone disease like osteoporosis. Rib fractures caused by minor injuries can usually be treated at home, but severe chest injuries caused by falling from heights, major road accidents, or as a result of being crushed need to be treated at an A & E department. Sometimes, severe rib fractures can cause complications in one or both lungs.

Get expert legal advice

Call today and speak with a member of our team. Find out if you can claim compensation.

CALL 0800 083 5500

Why choose Blackwater Law

Blackwater Law is one of the leading firms of rib injury compensation solicitors in the UK. With many years’ experience of handling personal injury claims for fractured and cracked ribs, we have the necessary expertise to provide you with the best possible chance of securing appropriate personal injury compensation for your rib injury. You can trust Blackwater Law to have your best interests in mind at all times and endeavour to secure the maximum possible compensation on your behalf.

Our team of experienced and knowledgeable personal injury lawyers appreciate that broken ribs can cause a great deal of pain and discomfort, and can prevent you from carrying out everyday activities for the four-to-six weeks it takes for them to heal. Rib injuries can sometimes lead to time off of work, which can have a big impact financially as well as physically and psychologically. As a result of this, a portion of your neck injury compensation claim will include compensation for all of the financial losses, inconveniences and expenses you incur as a result of your rib injury.

Blackwater Law is has established an enviable reputation as one of the most respected firms of personal injury lawyers in the UK, so you are safe in the knowledge you will always receive sound, reliable legal advice about how to get the compensation you deserve for your cracked/broken ribs. We also handle personal injury compensation claims for injuries to other parts of the body, including neck injuries, shoulder injuries and knee injuries.

Blackwater Law client testimonial

I knew Blackwater Law would fight as hard as they could for me.

Catherine, as featured in above video.

Blackwater Law have dealt with my claim really well. I have a lot to thank them for and would most certainly recommend them to anyone.

Ms Passmoor, Blackwater Law Client


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