Repetitive Strain Injury – RSI Claims 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 make RSI claims for compensation if their working environment has resulted in their pain and injury. Any damages 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 the ailments above are common, and have been the subject of successful repetitive strain injury compensation claims in Bristol.

People Eligible for Repetitive Strain Injury Compensation

Industrial Workers
Those working with machinery in factories, industry, and construction are also impacted.

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 impacted 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 altered.

To get started, you will need to call our hotline and speak to a claims expert. They will ask you some simple questions and quickly tell you whether 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 When Claiming for RSI?

In terms of what you could be compensated for, it 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 Compensation 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 a case to answer that we can help you with.

Telephone 01174 534 375^ now. We can help you to claim for repetitive strain injury claims in Bristol suffered at work. With no win, no fee* compensation.

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