There are an increasing number of repetitive strain injury claims in the UK and so an increasing number of injured people find that they are hunting for a personal injury lawyer who offers no win no fee* in Netherlee.
These are lawyers who provide legal services to people from the Netherlee area who do not charge big upfront legal costs to get a claim started. You can reach one by calling Accident Advice Helpline on our 24/7 hotline number.
It is estimated that up to half a million people suffer from repetitive strain injury every year so there are bound to be some cases in the Netherlee area. Many of these are handled by Accident Advice Helpline – we help many people affected by this painful and debilitating condition. You may want to secure the services of a personal injury lawyer who offers no win no fee* in Netherlee if you are suffering from repetitive strain injury through no fault of your own.
We work in partnership with a wide network of specialist lawyers across Scotland who can work on your claim for no upfront cost and we’ll support you throughout your claim too.
Who needs a repetitive strain injury lawyer for no win no fee* in Netherlee?
The sort of employee who is likely to be hunting out a repetitive strain lawyer for no win no fee* in Netherlee is typically someone who has had to do the same action for a long time. These are employees who work at computers (such as entering data) and people who carry out repetitive manual work. Some of the characteristics of a job that make repetitive strain injury more likely to develop are:Open Claim Calculator
- Carrying out one activity for a long time without rest
- Maintaining a poor posture when working or working for a prolonged period of time in an awkward position
- Carrying out an activity that involves lifting something heavy repeatedly
- Working at low temperatures (e.g. outside during the winter)
- Working with vibrating equipment
What sort of symptoms does repetitive strain injury cause?
People who are looking for a repetitive strain injury lawyer for no win no fee* in Netherlee will have one of two types of the condition. The first type (Type 1) is a recognised medical condition such as:
- Bursitis (inflammation and swelling of the fluid-filled sac near the joint of the knee, elbow or shoulder)
- Carpal tunnel syndrome (a pressure on the main nerve that passes down the wrist)
- Tendonitis (when the tendon becomes inflamed)
The second type (Type 2) is not one of the above recognised conditions and the only obvious symptom is pain.
How can repetitive strain injury be prevented?
Prevention is achieved by:
- Carrying out a thorough workplace assessment to ensure that your tasks are carried out comfortably
- Adjusting working position or pattern – taking frequent breaks
- Adjusting personal posture and typing style
- Maintaining a generally healthy lifestyle
- Considering stress levels and taking steps to lower them
So for expert legal advice about a possible claim call Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or 0333 500 0993 from a mobile.