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General damages section 1 (b)

Broken ankles are a common type of injury suffered in car and motor vehicle accidents. Compensation is made up of several parts however this page can give you a guideline for the non-economic portion your potential settlement (excluding) any lost earnings. 

For a complete and accurate estimation based on your individual circumstances, you can call us on 1800 106 107

How much compensation for a broken ankle in a car accident?

Broken ankle Causing permanent problems $28,276 – $55,332
With complete recovery within 6 months Up to $25,090
Severely broken recovering within 12 months Up to 31,278
Causing permanent problems walking $64,870 – $106,559


Please note:
 The above table is not to be taken as a substitute for legal advice. Amounts shown include estimations for different types of broken ankle excluding lost earnings. Compensation for lost earnings often exceeds six-figures, for this reason, your payout could be considerably more.

How will my compensation be calculated?

Each state in Australia has its own rules and regulations however a legal representative will consider:

  • The severity of your broken ankle
  • your legal costs
  • past and future lost earnings
  • contributory negligence
  • success fees (which are mandatory in some states)
  • and the state your car accident took place

All of the things mentioned above are variables which will affect your final compensation amount.

What to do next?

To get the ball rolling we recommend giving us a call as soon as practically possible due to the strict time limitations associated with claiming.

If you feel ready to speak to someone, the number to call is 1800 106 107. We can discuss your ankle injury in more detail and match you with an expert who specialises in CTP claims.

Please don’t worry about being pressured into starting legal proceedings or talking about anything you don’t feel comfortable with. All calls are strictly confidential and any advice you receive will be completely free and impartial.