Personal Injury: Quantum Case. Road traffic accident. Orthopaedic injuries, soft tissue injuries. psychiatric and psychological damage. PSLA of £4,900 and total damages of £8,845. The claimant, an HGV driver, was injured when another HGV fell on to its side into the claimant's path. The prognosis for his fractured left anterior 5th and 6th rib was six weeks, his soft tissue to knees six months and shock for three years.