Head and Brain:
Compensation for this injury varies greatly from "Very severe brain damage" ( £201,500 - £288,500) where there is "little, if any, evidence of any meaningful response to environment" through to "less severe brain damage" (£11,000 - £30,750) when the injured person has made a good recovery with only minor persistent problems.
Compensation for epilepsy varies (£39,150 - £107,250) based on a number of factors including the success and effect of medication and the prognosis. Awards for "Other epileptic conditions" (£7,600 - 18,750) where there risk of further attacks is no more than the average for the population, range based on the affect of previous attacks on areas such as working and social life, as well as duration.
Awards in this category can vary from fractures of the frontal bones (£17,000 - £26,250) to various fractures of the nose (£1,225 - £16,500) plus cheekbone fractures (£1,680 - £11,285).
Compensation for injuries to jaws depends on the severity of the fracture(s) (£4,600 - £32,500).
Facial disfigurement has historically resulted in a higher award for woman. Other factors include age, nature of the cause of disfigurement and psychological impact. Claims range from "Very severe scarring" (£34,600 - £69,500 for females, £21,250 - 46,900 for males) which typically applies to under 30's and results in severe psychological damage, to "Trivial scarring" (£1,225 - £2,500 for females and males) where effects are minor.
Damage to Hair:
Awards for damage to hair, usually caused by defective waving or tinting, range (£2,800 - £7,850) depending on factors such as the extent of damage, psychological effect and time until regrowth occurs.