“Tennis elbow can be extremely painful and can impact your life both physically and financially. If your condition was caused by your employer failing to take the appropriate steps to protect your health and safety, you may be in a position to claim compensation.”
What Is Tennis Elbow?
Tennis elbow is an injury caused strenuous repetitive use of the muscles in your forearm and elbow. The muscles surrounding this area become strained and cause the sufferer a considerable amount of pain. Ordinary tasks can become extremely difficult and many sufferers are left unable to work. In extreme cases, some may even need corrective surgery. Workers vulnerable to tennis elbow include bricklayers, butchers, plumbers, carpenters, etc.
If you believe you are suffering with tennis elbow, it is important you visit your GP as soon as possible.
Can I Make A Claim?
Our legal experts will be able to tell you whether you have a valid claim or not. In general terms, you can claim if:
- It is believed that your condition is the result of employer negligence and you have suffered financial losses as a result of being unable to work
- You had/ or need corrective surgery as a result of a condition caused by employer negligence
How Do I Make A Claim?
Call Lance Mason today and we will be able to tell you everything you need to know about the claim process. In the meantime, collect any information that might be relevant to making a claim. Speak to your colleagues; does anyone you know at work suffer similar symptoms? Take photographs of the machines you use at work and make a note if your symptoms worsen following the completion of a certain task. All of this information could help your claim move on considerably quicker.
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