Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a collective term for a number of specific injuries caused by continuous movement of one particular area of the body. As many sufferers experience symptoms as a direct result of their responsibilities at work, it is a category of compensation claim that is often work-related.
Does your job require you to perform a repetitive task and have you suffered as a result of this? If you think you may be suffering from RSI (or have done in the past) then you could be eligible to make a repetitive strain injury compensation claim. Read on to find out more about the condition...
As mentioned above, RSI (also often referred to repetitive stress injury) is an umbrella term for a large number of different conditions, all caused by repetitive movement of one part of the body. They can include:
In order to be successful in a RSI compensation claim, you must be able to prove negligence on the part of your employer. This can be done in a number of ways, but a general rule is that you must prove that your employer was aware of a risk of injury, but failed to act in order to protect his/her staff.
To make a successful work-related RSI compensation claim, you should be able to prove in a court of law that your employer:
It is also imperative that you are able to prove that your injury was caused by the work you were required to carry out and your employer's breach of duty.
In a word, no. Although it is a complex area of law, it is also possible to make an RSI compensation claim for injuries suffered in a wide range of different manners. For example, if you have injured yourself using a consumer product and the dangers were not made clear, you may also be entitled to make a compensation claim.
As mentioned above, this area of law can often be a complex one to prove blame. There is also a wide spectrum of negligence that can be proved and it is almost guaranteed the defendant will fiercely contest your claim. Therefore it is advisable you seek expert representation.
Legal Request is experienced in this area of law and we can help you claim back the maximum amount you are owed to compensate for your injury. We also offer a No Win No Fee service and guarantee that you will keep 100% of the compensation awarded to you.
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