severity of injury effect of injured person est. compensation
Total deafness and loss of speech £72,000 – £92,000
Total deafness £59,500 – £72,000
Total loss of hearing in one ear £20,500 – £30,000
Severe tinnitus/hearing loss £19,500 – £30,000
Moderate tinnitus/hearing loss
£9,750 – £19,500
Mild tinnitus £8,250 – £9,750
Occasional tinnitus with minor hearing loss £4,850 – £8,250

The level of compensation awarded will depend on

  • Whether the hearing loss was immediate or developed over a period of time
  • The extent to which the hearing loss has effected the individual’s ability to speak
  • Whether the injury affects the individual’s balance
  • The age of the individual