R.S.I. – Repetitive Strain Injuries Compensation Claims
With the production growth of computer equipments these days there is a common type of injury that is associated with computers which is a repetitive strain injury. Some example includes pain in the arm due to excess use of the keyboard or mouse and some are back pains due to sitting for a long time while not having a proper posture at your work station. Not only offices that have computers experience this type of injury. Most of accidents happen in hazardous workplaces such as construction site, fishing companies, and many other workplaces that promotes physical heavy activities.
RSI develops an invisible trauma. Yes, a type of accident such as this can cause a trauma because of its frequent repetition. Physically and mentally to the human body tends to have a trauma when such repetition of pain occurs.
These are the 3 most common repetitive injury strain injuries:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome – is a painful disorder that is caused by compression of nerves in the carpal tunnel. Symptoms includes weakness of the hands and fingers.
- Bursitis – is the inflammation of a bursa. Where it is located at the shoulders, elbows, hips and knees.
- Tendonitis – is caused by excessive use of a particular tendon in the muscle that will cause future pains.
How to make a R.S.I compensation claim?
When working in a particular workplace and you have experience a repetitive strain injury it is important that you seek a medical attention. Your doctor will then advice you to take precautionary measures. If you want to be secured, you will need our help.
Remember that claims need to be made within 3 years of the accident.
Our specialist injury lawyers will work on a conditional agreement such as “NO WIN NO FEE CLAIM” or that you will not pay for the services that they have offered you. When you WIN the case you will be keeping 100% of the compensation awarded to you.
Our trusted work injury lawyers and work injury attorneys will deal with all of your work compensation for your accident claim so you won’t have to worry.