Explained: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and the exercises which target it

Explained: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and the exercises which target it An ever increasing number of people here in the UK are being diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome, which is in effect belongs to the repetitive strain injury family due to it being triggered for the most part by the recurrent actions of something sufferers engage in on a daily basis. Think along the lines of people whose employment involves being sat on a computer typing throughout the working day, or perhaps someone who’s opted to make music their career and whose favoured instrument is the guitar or piano for example. Other sectors of society more prone to suffering from CTS than others are those who already have arthritis or diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid dysfunction, pregnant women (up to 50% suffer), people who have sustained a previous wrist injury and those related to individuals who are plagued by carpal tunnel syndrome. That said, almost anyone and everyone is susceptible should they participate in the same wrist action-repetitive chore on a regular basis. In terms of the gender split, research indicates that more women than men tend to be diagnosed with CTS, backed up by NHS-provided figures which imply that in Britain…

Catalogue of employment errors leads to factory worker winning substantial personal injury claim compensation

Catalogue of employment errors leads to factory worker winning substantial personal injury claim compensation Although he wasn’t necessarily considering taking early retirement, an ex-factory worker from North Wales had their retirement plans brought forward in the aftermath of suffering an injury whilst carrying out the duties of their employment role. According to news sources the victim of workplace negligence (on the part of his employers) tripped over a box which had been removed from sight-lines – as they had made their way past a milling machine – only to then slip on a patch of untreated oil, as the victim instinctively attempted to regain their balance. The subsequent slip resulted in the victim tumbling to the ground beneath him, causing him to twist his right knee. Start your claim Request call back This, what you might call, ‘catalogue’ of errors suffered by the victim led to the injured party pursuing a personal injury claim against his employers – professionally aided and abetted by both his union, Unite and a personal injury claims specialist – which recently culminated in him being awarded financial compensation in light of the injuries sustained. The undisclosed figure – said to be of a substantial nature –…

Making a personal injury claim: The key facts you need to know

Making a personal injury claim: The key facts you need to know Forget all about reams of advice on how best to go about making a personal injury claim here in the UK, and instead just have a look at the most important bits; the core components if you like. We’re not going to bamboozle you with needless jargon and overly-elaborate explanations of how to best go about setting the wheels of a personal injury claim in motion, rather we’re going to tell it as it is. Literally affording you the vital facts at your fingertips. Of course with facts, inevitably come figures, and did you know that millions of us Brits are involved in accidents every day? And from a financial perspective this amounts to a sum of £10,680 standing as the average cost of a bodily injury claim, whilst looking at all types of personal injury claims a figure of £2,649 is said to be closer to the mark. Although bodily injury claims only comprise 9% of the total number of claims, they so represent 51% of the total value of claims according to personal injury claims experts. Start your claim Request call back So, I’m assuming that…

256 former construction workers set to benefit from £10 million personal injury claim windfall

256 former construction workers set to benefit from £10 million personal injury claim windfall A figure of £10 million is being estimated in relation to the settlement amount purported to be divided between (and soon to be coming the way of) some 256 workers, after a compensation case brought against a number of leading construction companies proved successful. Regarded as the largest ‘blacklisting’ scandal ever witnessed in the history of the UK construction sector, the potential pay-outs to personal injury claimants affected by the (now proven to be) unlawful decisions made by the likes of Sir Robert McAlpine and Balfour Beatty – amongst a reputed 30-plus other companies – are believed to range from between £25k up to £200k per individual, as critical factors such as defamation of character and lost income are taken into consideration by the awarding parties. Start your claim Request call back Represented by Unite the Union – in collaboration with various personal injury solicitors acting on the behalf of individual clients – the claimants have waited 5-years to learn of their fate, as the compendium of evidence against those firms accused of blacklisting employees was systematically compiled. Described as nothing short of a ‘conspiracy’ by observers, literally…

Restricted personal injury claim cut-off points are catching British holidaymakers out who are injured abroad

Restricted personal injury claim cut-off points are catching British holidaymakers out who are injured abroad Hugely popular with British tourists annually, holidaymakers planning on jetting off to Spain this summer are being afforded the timely heads up on a small legality which could end up costing them a small fortune in the long run should they fall victim to injury or illness whilst visiting what is officially classed as THE most visited destination for holidaying Brits. Legal experts are warning those intending to travel to Spain to be well aware of the country’s regimented (and strictly observed) one-year time limit with regards to personal injury compensation claims. Specifically important for those non-package tourists heading out there this year (and beyond) is a reminder that Spain – including its islands (the Balearics and Canaries) – impose this often-overlooked stipulation when it comes to the period immediately after sustaining an injury/contracting an illness; in terms of following it up with a claim. According to reports, some 12 million Brits made a bee-line for Spain and its islands in 2014, whilst the Foreign Office report that almost 700 of us were in receipt of hospital treatment after suffering either from sickness or injury. Start…