RSD is also referred to as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), shoulder-hand syndrome, causalgia, or Sudeck’s atrophy. The precise mechanisms that trigger RSD are relatively unknown but are believed to be linked to abnormal nerve impulses caused by irritation to the nervous tissue.
These symptoms can be a significant problem because even a light touch to the affected area can be painful. This pain it can make it very difficult to return to work because you want to avoid use of the affected area. At the Matt Fendon Law Group, we can help you document your injuries and provide medical evidence to help you receive the benefits you need.
Phoenix Attorneys Assist with Workers' Compensation Claims
In many cases, paralysis associated with a workplace accident is caused by a spinal cord injury or broken neck. Various workplace accidents can result in paralysis. If you have been injured in a work-related incident, you should file a workers' compensation claim. In many situations, you are entitled to insurance benefits for attendant care, hospital expenses, home accommodations, vehicle modifications, and other expenses related to your work injury. If you wish to settle with workers' compensation in Phoenix, Flagstaff, Prescott, or anywhere else throughout the state, we can work with you to ensure you are not taken advantage of by the insurance company.
Types of Paralysis
Damage to both halves of the lower body is called paraplegia. Damage to all arms and legs is quadriplegia. Nerve diseases can result in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and autoimmune diseases can lead to Guillain-Barre syndrome. Bell's palsy is a disease that affects facial muscles. If you or a loved one has suffered any of these types of paralysis because of a workplace accident, benefits can be sought through workers' compensation insurance. Your case may require coverage for lifetime medical expenses and other issues, and your claim may not be immediately approved. Our Phoenix workers' compensation attorneys can provide you with information regarding your case to know what benefits you rightfully deserve and help you successfully obtain them. Contact us today!