Bursitis Compensation Claims?
What is Bursitis
Bursitis is a condition that occurs when the bursa is irritated or inflamed. The bursa is a bag of lubricating fluid that reduces the friction, irritation and rubbing of tissues against each other. It is situated in between bones, tendons, the skin and the muscles acting like a cushion between them. Bursitis may result from an infection, injury or a medical condition such as rheumatoid arthritis and gout, whereby the bursa develops crystals inside it. Constant pressing and knocking as well as repetitive motions will also cause inflammation of the bursa.
What are The Main Causes of Bursitis
The most common causes of bursitis are repetitive motions, or continually getting into positions that put pressure on the bursae around a joint. Things like extensive kneeling when performing tasks such as laying carpets or scrubbing floors. Some of the other causes can be an injury or trauma to the affected area. If you suffer from a condition like inflammatory arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis, gout or infection of the joint or tendon. When you suffer from bursitis it can be debilitating and have a serious impact on your quality of life. Employers have an obligation to ensure that employees are provided with adequate protection while at work. In the case of bursitis this includes things like:
- The Provision of Knee Pads
- Instruction on proper Lifting Techniques
- Providing them with the correct equipment when moving heavy Loads
- Providing them with frequent breaks
Here at Tylers we are experts in the legal process involved in making a claim for compensation. If you feel you are now suffering from pain as a result of contracting bursitis through no fault of your own we are here for you. Contact our team today to find out how we can help you get the Bursitis compensation you deserve.
What are the Symptoms of Bursitis
The point of inflammation will be painful. The more active that part of the body is, the more painful it becomes. You may also be unable to move the affected joint or even bend it. Swelling will occur on the affected section, and it will feel tender and painful when touched. Some of the ways you may be affected when you contract bursitis are:
- Achy stiff and sore joints
- Joints or tendons will be sore to touch
- Pain will increase when more pressure is applied
- Affected areas will swollen and red
If you find yourself with any of the symptoms listed above you should contact a medical professional to get an informed diagnosis. Once you have this contact our team as soon as possible, and we can assess the suitability of your claim for bursitis compensation and start the legal process.
How do I Make a Claim for Bursitis Compensation?
This is quite easy as all you need to do is give our lawyers a call. Tylers Solicitors will guide you through the entire process of making your compensation claim. A preliminary assessment of your case will be carried out to determine whether the evidence available is enough to carry on with making a claim for Bursitis compensation. If there is sufficient evidence, and we feel your claim is valid, our lawyers will handle all the legal work for you. During the claim we will keep you updated throughout the compensation claims process. If you have been diagnosed with Bursitis and need the services of a trusted no win, no fee personal injury solicitors call us today.
Why Should I Choose Tylers for my no win, no fee personal injury compensation claim?
Here at Tylers Solicitors we are one of the UK’s most experienced legal teams when it comes to personal injury compensation claims. Over the years, we’ve helped people from all walks of life to claim for personal injury caused by employers negligence. Our committed team will work with you to claim the compensation you need to move on with your life. So, if you are looking for a trusted and reliable personal injury solicitors to take control of you bursitis compensation claim call us on 0800 699 0079. If you prefer you can complete our online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
How Much Bursitis Compensation could I be Entitled to?
The compensation you can claim could include money needed for settling medical expenses, lost wages and the wages you stand to lose by being out of work. However, it is important you are aware that compensation amounts can vary significantly dependent on the severity of your condition. Outlined below are some details that may give you an idea of the compensation amount you may receive:
If you contract Bursitis in the knee region because of the type of work you have been carrying out you could receive a compensation amount of:
Up to £90,290
The shoulder and associated joints and tendons are a common place for Bursitis to occur. If you find yourself with limited movement or ongoing pain resulting from your occupation you could receive a payment of:
Up to £45,070
When you experience pain in hip area it can have a detrimental effect on your ability to move around freely. This can often limit the type of work you can do and negatively affect your earning potential. If you have this condition your compensation award could be:
Up to £42,270
The elbow is another area routinely affected by Bursitis and can make everyday tasks difficult to undertake. Dependent on the level of pain and restriction of movement and whether it stops you working normally you could be awarded a compensation amount of:
Up to £51,460
Frequently Asked Questions
How Long Until I Can Make a Claim for Bursitis Compensation?
A compensation claim is made when you feel that the bursitis has occurred as a result of the kind of work that you have done, and you were not at fault. You are supposed to make your compensation claim within three years of the initial diagnosis. It can also depend on whether or not you still work with the employer you are making the compensation claim against. This is because some people are worried about making a compensation claim if they are still employed at the company.
This is because they are concerned about the implications for their employment prospects. However, it is important to remember that if an employer has not followed the correct proceedings to keep you safe from harm they may be responsible for your predicament. You can have your lawyer advise you on the time limit of making a compensation claim, but to be on the safe side, it is always ideal to make the compensation claim as soon as possible.
Is Tylers a No-Win, No-Fee Bursitis Claims Solicitor?
Here at Tylers we are a no win, no fee personal injury solicitors. This means the legal fees associated with your claim for your compensation are only paid for when your case has been won. This should give you peace of mind as you will not undertake any financial costs in case your compensation claim does not go through. If you think you have suffered bursitis through the negligence of a current or former employer contact our team and get your bursitis compensation claim underway.
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