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Elbow Injury Claims

Suffered injuries to your elbow due to no fault?  If you have, you may be able to make compensation claims.

Elbow injuries are one of the most painful and serious upper body injuries as it can partially or completely restrict movement of the arm.  Suffering from an elbow injury can be difficult physically, emotionally and financially and therefore it is essential to seek legal help if you have been injured due to no fault.

Causes of Elbow Injury

There are many different types of accidents which can result in an injury to the elbow.  Here’s a look at some of the main ones which can give rise to elbow injury claims.

  • Slips and trips – these types of accidents can occur in almost any place.  Whether you are at work, out shopping in a supermarket or walking on a pavement, you are at a risk of sustaining injury as a result of slips and trips.  Slips and trips at work and in public places can occur due to many reasons.  Some of the main reasons include inadequate maintenance, inadequate lighting near stairs, wet flooring, spillages on the floor, trailing wires and obstructions on the floor.
  • Falls from height – is one of the major causes of elbow injuries.  The victims of falls from heights are usually construction and building site workers.  Factory as well as warehouse workers are also at a risk of sustaining elbow injuries because they are often required to make use of ladders to stack products on higher shelving.
  • Road Accidents – can cause serious elbow injuries.
  • Workplace Accidents – these can include elbow injuries caused by being hit by falling objects, being involved in machinery accidents or as a result of using defective work equipment.

Types of Elbow Injuries

Elbow injuries can be of various types.  However, the most serious type is fractures and breaks as they can affect mobility and cause stiffness.

Dislocations often result in severe pain and discomfort.

Bruising, cuts and swelling can be caused by heavy impact or falls.

Tennis elbow or bursitis can be caused as a result of performing tasks which are repetitive in nature.  Such injuries mostly affect people who play tennis or violin.  It can also affect workers who job requires them to put excessive strain on their elbow joints.  Such occupations include carpentry, plumbing, painting, cooking, and so on.

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