Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Claims Compensation in Bristol

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Claims Compensation in Bristol 2017-08-14T13:26:40+00:00

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Claim for an RSI Injury in Bristol

If you believe that your work has resulted in a repetitive strain injury then you could be due a compensation claim.  Employees are permitted to claim RSI compensation if their working environment has resulted in their pain and injury, and any amounts will be paid for from your employer’s insurance policies – meaning your claim won’t affect your boss’ pocket.

If you are unsure or worried about making a repetitive strain injury claim due to the relationship you have with your work then call us.  Our experienced claims team will put your mind at rest and treat the call entirely confidentially.  All claims will be processed on a no win no fee* basis.

Causes Leading to RSI Compensation

Computer Typists

Computer operators and office workers are a high risk category.

RSI (or repetitive strain injury) typically occurs to the arm, hands, and fingers and is also known as work-related upper limb disorder (WRULD).  This type of injury will include a wide range of ailments and diagnoses including:

  • Tennis elbow
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • DeQuervain’s syndrome
  • Diffuse RSI
  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Dystonia (Writers Cramp)
  • Epicondylitis
  • Gamekeeper’s thumb
  • Ganglion
  • Raynaud’s Disease
  • Tendinitis
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

All of the ailments above are common, and have been the subject of successful repetitive strain injury compensation claims in Bristol and the UK.

People Eligible for Repetitive Strain Injury Claims

Industrial Workers

Those working with machinery in factories, industry, and construction are also affected.

A wide range of workers and employees tend to employ the services of a personal injury solicitor in order to claim payouts for RSI injuries.  These are including (but not limited to):

  • Factory workers
  • Computer operators, computer programmers
  • Audio typists
  • Production line workers
  • Office workers
  • Secretarial workers
  • Data entry clerks
  • Construction workers
  • Manual workers
  • Heavy machinery operators

RSI will manifest itself in a number of ways including cramp, tingling, numbness, weakness of limbs, aches, pains, tendonitis, and stiffness of limbs.  It can affect arms, wrists, shoulders, fingers, and thumbs.

RSI Compensation Claims – What You Need to Do

If you believe that you are affected and live or work in Bristol then our solicitors can handle your case with professionalism and speed.  With many years of experience in processing RSI injury claims, our lawyers are expertly placed to get you the compensation you deserve.

If you are concerned about upsetting your boss or employer by claiming then please note, employers cannot legally discriminate against you if you decide to take action.  Plus any RSI injury compensation will be taken from their insurance policies so their own cash flow will not be affected.

To get started you will need to call out hotline and speak to a claims advisor.  They will ask you some simple questions and quickly tell you whether or not you are able to proceed with our help and guidance.  We work on a no win no fee* agreement meaning you can gain access to the legal system without the need to pay any upfront expensive fees.

What Is Covered?

In terms of what you could be compensated for, really depends on you as an individual and the background to the claim.  Typically though, our Bristol solicitors will look to recover damages and amounts for:

  • Your pain and suffering
  • Any medical costs and expenses
  • Any loss of wages or income (past, future, present)
  • Any medical care or support needed

We will always work to ensure that you receive the most compensation possible.

Typical Amounts

Every case is different, and in the UK there are guidelines set out for the payouts on RSI injury claims.  Example compensation amounts have ranged from:

  • Minor cases with quick recovery in a few weeks – £1,000 to £2,500
  • Severe cases with long-lasting pain – Up to £16,500

RSI Claims Bristol – Get Started Today

For more information and to start your claim please call us now.  We offer a free consultation over the telephone for all callers meaning we can quickly ascertain whether not there is case to answer that we can help you with.

* Other costs could be payable.