Personal Injury: Quantum Case. Road traffic accident. Orthopaedic injuries. PSLA of £2,803. The claimant was examined three-and-a-half months after the accident and was suffering pain in her neck and lower back. Neck rotation and lateral flexion were normal but painful at extreme. Flexion and extension of the lower back was slightly limited. Lateral rotations were full but with some pain and discomfort.