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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Need to make a claim for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Compensation?

  • Suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Experiencing severe pain
  • Making work difficult
  • Unable to work
  • Suffering through loss of income
  • Need expert legal advice

What’s Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

At Mercury Legal Online we’re experienced in helping people like you make successful claims for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. This form of repetitive strain injury affects many people, especially office workers where they can be affected by prolonged periods of typing at a keyboard or from sitting in awkward positions. Carpal tunnel syndrome, often abbreviated to CTS, refers to a complaint caused when the median nerve becomes trapped in the wrist area. CTS sufferers often complain of severe numbness and tingling in the hands and fingers, pain and reduced grip. Typically the numbness and tingling can affect sleep and those troubled with this condition will complain of being woken up with an uncomfortable sensation in one or both of their hands. If you have carpal tunnel syndrome you’ll experience:

  • Sensations such as numbness
  • Burning and swelling of the thumb
  • Tingling affecting the thumb, index finger, inside fourth finger and same area on the hand
  • In severe carpal tunnel cases the whole hand and arm up to the shoulder and neck can experience pain

Worried about making a claim?

Employers have a responsibility to make sure that as an employee you take regular breaks from repetitive work processes. Your employer is negligent if these simple procedures have not been identified and addressed. If you’ve experienced carpal tunnel syndrome you can make a claim for compensation. You shouldn’t worry about making a claim; your employer will have insurance for situations such as this.

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Claiming For Repetitive Strain Injuries

No Obligation Help

If you are unsure if you have a claim for your repetitive strain injury, then call our team for free, no obligation advice on making a claim. They will ask you some simple questions about your exposure and will be able to tell you if you have a claim or not. Call 24/7 0800 028 2060.