20th March 2020
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Shoulder injuries can range from somewhat minor injuries that resolve themselves relatively quickly, to severe injuries that cause lasting problems and disabilities. While shoulder damage can lead to pain and suffering, which can be intense and chronic, it can also make it hard or impossible for people to move their arm. This can mean shoulder injury compensation claims might exceed the figures detailed on this infographic – some claimants might be unable to continue in their job and might face substantial lost wages and medical expenses.
There are a range of different bones, ligaments and muscles involved in the shoulder, and the size of a shoulder injury claim will depend on what has been damaged and how severe the damage will be. Shoulder injuries will typically involve damage to the scalpula, known as the shoulder-blade, the brachial plexus, which are a series of nerves, or the rotator cuff, which are a group of tendons and muscles that stabilise the joint.
A huge range of accidents can lead to shoulder injury claims, from road accidents to manual handling injuries or slips and falls in the workplace. If the accident was partially or wholly caused by the negligence of another party, then you should be able to make a personal injury claim against them or their insurers. The circumstances of the accident could also change the value of the compensation claim.
Therefore, if you want to come up with a realistic assessment of your damages and the value of your case, you should speak with solicitors who specialise in shoulder injury claims. The team at Clearwater Solicitors have handled a huge range of personal injury claims involving damage to the shoulder and will do all we can to ensure you receive every penny you deserve.
Get started today by calling us on 08000 430 430 or filling in our online enquiry form.