Valuing General Damages Training - Quantum

How are general damages calculated?


This e-learning course provides an introduction to valuing general damages in a personal injury claim. It looks at the evidence needed and the tools you should use to accurately calculate general damages in a personal injury case.

Our general damages training course includes examples and practical exercises to test your understanding.

This online training is a module of our Quantum Personal Injury Training Suite, however can be taken as a standalone course.


Compensation in a personal injury claim is split into various heads of damages, and this training course covers the damages relating to what the injured person has suffered, commonly referred to as general damages.

After you have completed this course, you will be able to:

  • approach the valuation of general damages in a methodical way
  • understand how to use the Judicial College Guidelines
  • understand how to research case law to support your valuation
  • know how to approach valuation when there are multiple injuries

If you have any questions on our general damages valuation training course, please contact Kath Kinch on

Phone: 0114 273 8300
Email: Kath@KinchRobinson.com

Lawyers valuing general damages on a claim

Course Content

The major general damage in a personal injury claim is usually for the claimant's pain, suffering and loss of amenity (PSLA). However there are various other heads of claim which a lawyer must also consider to fully compensate a claimant.

This course covers the following:

  • The evidence needed for General Damages
    • A medical report
    • Witness statements and evidence
    • Incident and injury photographs
    • Cross-referencing
  • Using a template
  • Using and citing the Judicial College Guidelines
  • General damages case law
  • Valuation exercises
  • Mitigation of loss
  • Eggshell skull rule
  • Valuing damages when there are multiple injuries
  • Interest on general damages



30 minutes


Trainee solicitors, paralegals, litigation assistants, claims handlers, junior lawyers.

If you want to buy multiple subscriptions please contact Kath Kinch.

To discuss how we can help call Kath Kinch on:
Phone: 0114 273 8300
Email: Kath@KinchRobinson.com