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    • nyck
    • By nyck 17th May 17, 1:02 AM
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    compensation from Car accident??
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    • 17th May 17, 1:02 AM
    compensation from Car accident?? 17th May 17 at 1:02 AM
    Wasn't sure where to post

    About a year ago my daughter was hit by a drunk driver head on ,This was just before her A-level exams and had to miss various job/apprenticeship interviews.Shes back behind the wheel but very nervous now (hoping to see someone in the next few months)

    Her injury's were
    Head -concussion (4 weeks)
    Neck -whiplash (4 weeks)
    Back pain- just started to feel normal after physio but still sore after sitting at desk for long periods
    Knee - 2x 6 sessions of physio ,still sore but getting better
    Nose- Still very sore with on going treatment Via NHS
    Face -left various visable scars on her cheek and nose , awaiting laser treatment via solicitors


    Today She had a open offer off £15k and a time limited offer of £17.5k which we turned down both .From what i read just for Face scaring the compensation is between £11-20K alone.
    Has anyone else had similar injury's and what sort of figure is realistic.

    thanks
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    • dacouch
    • By dacouch 17th May 17, 6:20 AM
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    • 17th May 17, 6:20 AM
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    What does your solicitor recommend about compensation levels?
    • BachSoon
    • By BachSoon 17th May 17, 6:56 AM
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    • 17th May 17, 6:56 AM
    Take advice from the solicitor. Turning down the time limited offer could have other consequences, depending on the wording of it. They are best placed to advise your daughter.
    • CharlesEdwards
    • By CharlesEdwards 17th May 17, 10:36 AM
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    • 17th May 17, 10:36 AM
    solicitor will help you the best
    • OnanTheBarbarian
    • By OnanTheBarbarian 17th May 17, 10:57 AM
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    • 17th May 17, 10:57 AM
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    • 17th May 17, 10:57 AM
    No point asking on a forum of non-lawyers who do not have access to all the information.

    Best relying on the advice of your solicitors.
    • FutureGirl
    • By FutureGirl 17th May 17, 11:24 AM
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    • 17th May 17, 11:24 AM
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    • 17th May 17, 11:24 AM
    As above, speak to your solicitor, that is what they are there for.

    Just one thing though. Where you say "From what i read just for Face scaring the compensation is between £11-20K alone." - you don't value each injury separately and add it together, it just doesn't work that way.
    Capital One:£1,259.40/£1,300.00
    Aqua: £273.29/£300.00
    o2: £221.00 / £271.00
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