Nobody likes getting injections. Going to the doctor is often filled with dread and if you know you’re going to have an injection then the whole experience is made all the worse for it. Usually, going to the doctor involves resolving a medical issue. In isolated instances, you can leave with more problems than you arrived with and this can be as a result of poor work by a nurse or doctor.
While typical visits to the doctor wouldn’t usually result in nerve damage, extreme circumstances could mean that you find yourself in severe pain. Nerve damage is serious as it can lead to the loss of fine motor skills, reduced muscle usage and will result in long periods of physiotherapy. Nerve injuries caused by injection can happen in the doctor’s surgery, the emergency room or even in surgery.
Have you suffered nerve injuries caused by injections?
If you’ve suffered nerve injuries caused by injections at the hands of an inefficient nurse in the last three years, you may well be able to claim for compensation. Being injured in such a serious way compromises your ability to live in a normal way and often compromises your ability to work and provide for your family.
Given that nerve damage often affects fine motor skills and the way you handle everyday tasks, physiotherapy is often required to relearn how to do things and to restore the ability to handle basic chores like sweep the kitchen or mow the lawn. You are entitled to compensation for the time that you spend off work and the physiotherapy that you need to do.
With some injuries you might miss a week or two, but with others it could be a long time and this is what concerns us. When your livelihood and, for some people, their hobby, is compromised, they are entitled to claim for compensation for the loss of that part of their life due to either the negligence, lack of skill or faulty equipment used by an individual or group.
Claim for nerve injuries caused by injections
You might be due compensation if an inefficient nurse has injured you to the point of nerve damage. Call our helpline which is active 24/7 on 0800 689 0500 and from your mobile on 0333 500 0993. Alternatively, you can take a 30-second test on our website to ascertain if you are eligible for compensation for you injuries.
Date Published: February 19, 2017
Author: Accident Advice