General damages section 1 (f)
Broken fingers or hands often occur because often our first reaction during a car or motor vehicle accident is to put our hands up to protect ourselves. The amount of compensation owed to plaintiffs is made up of several elements however we created this page to give you a ballpark estimation relating to general damages. For example, pain, suffering, disability and loss of amenity of life.
For a complete and accurate estimation including any lost earnings, you can call us on 1800 106 107.
How much compensation for a broken finger in a car accident?
|Section 1 (f)||Injury type||Compensation excl lost earnings|
|Broken finger||Healing normally||$10,005|
|Multiple, healing normally||$17,005|
|Causing permanent damage|
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 finger(s)
- your legal costs
- past and future lost earnings
- contributory negligence
- success fees (which are mandatory in some states)
- whereabouts your car accident took place
All of the things mentioned above are variables which can affect your final compensation payout.
If you believe you have a claim and looking to get things in motion the number to call is 1800 106 107. Our experts can quickly assess your situation and guide you through the claims process. If at this point you still wish to proceed we will match you with an expert who specialises in CTP claims just like yours.
If you don’t feel ready just yet please feel free to browse our website to further educate yourself and contact us whenever you’re ready. You don’t need to worry about being pressured into starting proceedings when you call Millner and Knight because our advice is free and impartial.