Since computers became an integral part of nearly every business, the occurrence and diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome has skyrocketed. When workers are required to use repetitive string hand or wrist actions, they are at an increased risk of developing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is also prevalent in other occupations including factory workers, construction workers, assembly line workers, cashiers, clerks, and many more. Even jobs that require significant vibration may cause carpal tunnel. If you have been diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or believe that you may have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, then you should contact the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman immediately. You may be entitled to financial benefits including, but not limited to, wage loss benefits and medical treatment.
What is Carpal Tunnel Symptoms?
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is nerve damage caused within the carpal tunnel. More specifically, the injury is caused by irritation and compression of the nerve. Symptoms often include wrist pain, numbness and tingling, weakness, pins and needles, and other wrist/hand related difficulties.
How is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome diagnosed?
Several techniques are used to determine if a Carpal Tunnel Syndrome diagnosis is appropriate. Some of there tests include:
- EMG (electromyogram)
- NCV (nerve conduction study)
- Physical Exam
- History of Symptoms
- These tests are conducted by trained medical professionals. These professionals may include a neurologist.
What do I do if I have suffered Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at Work?
If you have suffered Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as a result of your employment, then you should contact the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman immediately! Our attorneys will help you to obtain the compensation that you deserve for your injury. We will make sure that you are seen by qualified experts who will appropriately diagnose your injuries. We will provide you with the experience needed to take on the insurance industry. The insurance companies has unlimited funds and staff working to minimize your injuries and your recovery. You need an experienced attorney working for you! As always, we will provide our services under our No Fee Guarantee. This means that you will not pay a single fee until we recover money for you.