General damages section 1 (e)
Although uncommon a broken jaw or cheekbone can sometimes result from airbag contact or if occupants were unrestrained in a car or motor vehicle accident. The amount of money owed to someone will depend on several factors however this page can give you a ballpark figure for non-economic loss. Compensation for non economic loss can include payments for pain, suffering, disability and loss of amenity of life.
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 jaw in a car accident?
Please note: The above table is not to be taken as a substitute for legal advice. Amounts shown include estimations for general damages 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 jaw
- 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 settlement.
What to do next?
If you feel ready to speak to someone about your matter the number to call is 1800 106 107. Our advisors can quickly run you through the claims process before referring you to an expert in your vicinity who specialises in CTP cases like yours.
If you feel nervous or are worried about talking to someone please know that we will never pressure you into starting legal proceedings or ask you anything you may not feel comfortable answering. All calls are strictly confidential and the advice you receive will be free and impartial.