How much are soft tissue injuries worth?
That said, from my experience, 80% of soft tissue back and neck injury cases resolve for an average settlement somewhere between $10,000 and $30,000.
How much compensation do you get for whiplash?
According to SIRA statistics for NSW, for the 12 months to February 2021, the whiplash compensation average payout is likely to be between $10k and $20k . This is paid as personal injury benefits over a period of up to 26 weeks from the date of the accident.
How do you prove soft tissue damage?
Although they come with painful and debilitating symptoms, soft tissue injuries are difficult to prove. X-rays, MRIs, CT scans and other advanced medical devices can clearly substantiate a broken bone, damaged organ, brain injury and other overt medical concern.
Do insurance companies pay out for whiplash?
Changes to the whiplash compensation rules Firstly, no insurance provider can provide compensation for a whiplash injury without some form of medical proof. There will also be a new fixed figure for compensation for minor injuries sustained in a car accident.
How to determine a soft tissue injury settlement?
Soft Tissue Injury Settlements. Soft tissue injuries include injuries to the muscles, tendons, or ligaments. These usually result in pain and discomfort accompanied by swelling and bruising. Soft tissue injuries can also include abrasions and contusions, or more serious herniated or protruding disks.
How to determine your personal injury settlement amount?
Your injury settlement amount can vary accordingly. The more medical evidence you have, the higher the settlement will likely be, so long as the evidence is clear and convincing. Insurance adjusters look at soft tissue injury claims with a critical eye.
What kind of injury can cause soft tissue damage?
Soft tissue damage happens when you suffer trauma to your tendons, ligaments, and muscles. This can include injuries like: Strain: This is usually an injury to your tendons or muscles. This happens by stretching, overuse, or force.