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Nerve Damage Workers Compensation Settlement

Nerve damage compensation lawyers in Brisbane, Gold Coast, QLD

If you have suffered a nerve injury in an accident as a result of someone’s negligence, then you may be entitled to compensation.

The Personal Injury Lawyers have years of experience working with many clients to ensure that they received the best nerve damage compensation amount available.

Injury claim payouts can vary, that’s why we’re here to help you secure the best payout compensation amount and help you recover from your injury.

We do it all with a no win no fee guarantee.

Nerve damage compensation calculator

The nervous system is the complex and incredibly effective communication system made up of your brain, spinal cord and brain. It carries billions of messages throughout the body, from one body part to another. Someone who has nerve damage injuries or even suffered brain injuries may have trouble walking, swallowing, breathing, speaking, learning and even controlling how their body reacts in an emergency.

If you’ve suffered from the continual discomfort and weakness of nerve damage, you will know that it can prevent you from working or doing basic movements that make your everyday life one of pain and suffering.

What can you rightfully claim for the injuries you are suffering? Now you can find out with our industry leading nerve damage compensation calculator. We’ve developed the calculator so you can find out the average nerve damage compensation amount and it’s quick and simple to use.

Once you have an indication of what your personal injury claim could return you, then contact one of our expert personal injury lawyers for legal advice to work through your individual case.

While the nerve damage compensation amount that you can expect to receive depends on the severity of the injury and the length of time required to recover. However, our team will work through your case with you and identify the special damages case you may have for your current and possibly long term situation.

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How do you know if you are suffering from nerve damage?

Most cases of nerve damage occur somewhere along the spinal cord and can be quickly recognised for the pain that is caused and in the area the pain is radiating from. Most commonly, a herniated disc can cause a nerve to be pinched. The pinched nerve can radiate throughout your body to your arms, legs, fingers and toes. You may suffer from:

  • Pain
  • Tingling
  • Numbness
  • Loss of strength and numbness

 

If you were involved in a car accident or other traumatic event and are now experiencing similar symptoms, you should speak with a doctor as soon as possible. Once you have confirmation of your condition, don’t delay; again, find out how much you could claim to assist you through this difficult time with our nerve damage compensation calculator.

Proving your nerve damage claim

If you are suffering from nerve damage, you will need trusted legal advice throughout the process to assist you with what can be a challenging experience without trusted legal support.

  • There are time limits in which to make your claim.
  • You will need to convince an insurance company or a court that you did not have a pre-existing condition.
  • You may need to undergo medical tests to have the extent of your nerve damage measured.

 

You won’t be alone throughout this process. The Personal Injuries Lawyers have had years of experience and success in working through the claim process with their clients.

Their expertise extends to those suffering nerve damage from workplace accidents and traumas through to medical negligence claims and car accidents. Your nerve damage compensation amount will help cover you for general damages, medical costs and your loss of income.

Most importantly, If you were involved in a car accident or other traumatic event and suspect that you have nerve damage, you should speak with a doctor.

The types of nerve damage

There two primary categories of nerve damage, just as there are many different types of conditions, all of varying severity. These are:

 

1. Bruising, tearing, or stretching of a nerve or the surrounding tissue 
These are more commonly caused by traumatic accidents than by repetitive stress. They are also the most severe type of nerve damage. These nerve injuries can result in the complete loss of function or movement (paralysis) or other serious limitations to mobility and strength. These types of injuries can even be permanent.

 

2. Pressure on nerves that block the transmission of signals to and from the brain 
This condition is often caused by the loss of blood supply to a part of the body, from either repetitive stress or a sudden traumatic event. With these types of injuries, generally, there is no permanent damage. However, recovery can take from several months to several years and sometimes medical treatment, such as surgery or physical rehabilitation, is required.

 

Three of the most common causes of this type of nerve damage are:

  • Illnesses such as diabetes, cancer or an autoimmune disease.
  • Trauma – slips, falls and bumps.
  • Repetitive use (as in carpal tunnel syndrome).
  • Medical negligence, that leaves your nervous system irreparably damaged.

Nerve damage workers compensation settlement

Nerve damage can happen to anyone, at any time, due to either accidents or resulting from repetitive stress. If this happens to you at your workplace, then you will always be covered by workers’ compensation, which means that you could be eligible for compensation.

Almost all types of work environments can lead to people to suffer from nerve damage and other nerve-related injuries. While some nerve injury cases stem from sudden traumatic injuries such as falling over, others result from repetitive stress.

Regardless of the cause, these injuries will seriously, negatively affect your everyday life. Nerve injuries can be painful and debilitating and they’re disruptive to the extent that you’ll be out of the workforce for a while. You may even suffer from permanent disabilities.

Workers' compensation benefits

Each state has legislation in place that requires employers to pay towards a workers’ compensation insurance system. This is in place to cover any claims made by an employee, with some notable exceptions

  • dockworkers,
  • shipbuilders,
  • railroad workers &
  • those who work on board ships

 

Despite the legislative difference from state to state, most people injured at work can receive benefits via a workers’ compensation claim, these benefits include:

  • Payment of medical bills.
  • Vocational rehabilitation treatment.
  • Weekly compensation.
  • Permanent impairment payouts

 

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If you are looking for the best rated compensation lawyers in Brisbane, compensation lawyers on the Gold Coast, or anywhere in QLD, then you’ve came to the right place. 

Compensation claims have time limits

There is often only a small window in which you can make a compensation claim. Even if you contributed to your injury, you may still have a claim well-worth pursuing.

There are no costs or obligations for you in our compensation lawyers helping you assess your compensation claim.

Let our trusted compensation awyers help you get answers today.