If you have suffered damage to your ulnar nerve in your hand and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) as a result of the work you do then contact Compensation Claims Today. We will get you the compensation claim you deserve.
The ulnar nerve is responsible for the feeling in your ring finger and little finger. When the nerve is compressed, you may experience symptoms such as numbness and pain in the fingers. You may also notice that you hand becomes weak and that the hand is clumsy.
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome compensation claim
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome is a condition brought on by increased pressure on the ulnar nerve at the elbow. You may develop CTS if you do the following whilst at work:
- Apply repeated pressure to your elbow
- Perform throwing actions
- Pull and throw heavy objects and items e.g. post bags
- Pull levers with force
- Keep your arms in continuous motion
- Rest on your elbow
- Press work with your elbow e.g. as a carpet fitter
Your employer has a duty of care to protect your health and safety in the workplace. If your employer fails to provide appropriate protection from injuries to your ulnar nerve, and you suffer pain as a result, then you may be able to make a claim for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome compensation. Your may sustain the ulnar nerve injury as a result of a one-off incident or through repetitive strain.
Things to do if you think that you are suffering from ulnar nerve damage:
- Ensure that the injury is reported and a record is taken
- Seek medical advice/treatment
- Obtain evidence e.g. photographs of the equipment you have used, your work area, etc
- Obtain witnesses’ contact details, if applicable
- Contact Latimer Lee Solicitors Limited
We can also ensure you claim for any losses you incur as a result of suffering from ulnar nerve damage e.g. loss of earnings, medical fees, travel expenses, etc. Our solicitors will also arrange the necessary medical treatment you require.
Contact Latimer Lee Solicitors Limited with the details of your injury and we will make sure you get the claim you are entitled to.