The human body is a complex organism. I will not even start trying to explain (or even understand) how small each and every part of our work – and to be honest, we are not medical experts here, so we leave that to the professionals. What we do know, however, is whether you can make a claim for injuries you sustained, and we can make for a case if we feel we can win for you.
As expert personal injury lawyers, we know exactly how to get the most out of your claim. So when it comes to nerve damage, as we know, appreciate and understand that there are many things to consider. Nerve damage can be severe. For anyone who suffers or has suffered nerve damage, I am preaching to the converted. The problem is that it is very easy to end up damaging the nervous system, and the impact it may have the potential to be huge.
Due to the complexity of the nervous system is very difficult for all variations of nerve damage. However, in general, there are three common ways to injure a nerve:
Compression injuries, which most people recover from, and the nervous structure itself normally will remain intact (not too often classified as severe). Naturally, you’ll end up with some kind of paralysis, usually temporary. Crush injuries that can leave you with paralysis as well, but again that often recover over time. Bruising, stretching or tearing of the nerve damage – which is more severe on the scale if you can recover or not. Depending on the severity of damage may depend on whether the nerve recovers or not.
The question is nerve injury if the nerve will be able to recover by itself or not. The nerves, according to many experts, you can do great and miraculous healings, or leave with little or no chance of recovery at all. The other problem is that it can take years for the nerves to regenerate, and it is difficult to judge whether a recovery can be achieved or not. That is, you could wait two years and nothing will ever happen. So it’s a waiting game laborious.
Needless to say, of course, that the disadvantages of nerve injury on the victim can be enormous. If you have escaped with minor damage sensory temporal (eg, loss of feeling), then it can not be that bad, but if part of your body as a foot or hand is paralyzed due to damage, the problems facing aa obvious – especially if the recovery will take some time.
Can not be much pain, nerve injury, but the paralysis it causes is what we take into account the suffering of the claim. You do not have to be in physical pain to make a claim and when you have an unfavorable way.
For example we will use the condition called foot drop. It is a condition that can end if the peroneal nerve is injured, often damaged by traumatic knee injuries. The nerve itself can be severely stretched or broken even. This nerve is responsible for “dorsiflexsion” is a fancy way of saying move the foot upwards. So imagine the nerve is injured, the paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot – the foot is constantly being dropped or not you can go straight or climb up. How will you walk normally? Given the lack of ability to lift the foot, walking becomes impossible in the normal way. You can increase your knee while walking or turning the foot in a sort of angle side to offset the fall, but can cause damage to your hips and knees as well.
Thus, although the condition can be painful (except for any impact tingling and pain in the sensory areas numb), unable to walk properly, is not a nice thing to have to suffer with. This is for any inconvenience this causes, for example, in this case again for foot drop, having to wear a back brace to keep your feet up and let him walk almost normally. Imagine having to wait two years for the foot to start working again – is two years in a brace to walk, and was at the time of the night to stop the contraction of the Achilles tendon (this usually occurs if the Foot drop is not treated properly). Hey – try to get a sock on the foot without the ability to properly rotate your foot in the damn thing. It’s hard!
In fact, use the foot drop, as an example that unfortunately the condition of a nerve injury itself. So talk about my experience here, so you can trust what I say! But the point of all, I mean do not necessarily have to be in physical pain to make a complaint – the discomfort and inconvenience of paralysis worth claiming!
Moreover, in reference to my previous point on the recovery of the nerve damage is not always good news. If the damage is severe, it is possible that nerve conduction studies to see if there is a life, either on the muscles that were affected by damage to nerves. If there is surgery to take a look at the damage and surgical repair may be necessary. So you must go through an operation in many such cases. And unfortunately surgeries such as nerve grafts are waiting for the recovery that can go for years.
The surgery itself is at risk of infection and complications. Sensory nerves Taking the example of a nerve graft, were less important have been taken from another area of ??your body to repair the damaged section of nerve, which may be left with a loss of sensation in another part of your body. Other surgical options (such transplants are not 100% success rate) may include tendon transfers, essentially to move the tendons to control other parts of the body – it also can leave weaknesses never be retrieved.
So overall it is quite easy to see that the impact of nerve injury can be quite important – and this is reflected in the statement. We can also take into account medical expenses, physical therapy needs and costs, the costs of adaptation (for example, requires an automatic car, the left foot is paralyzed from nerve damage), and needs attention Support – not much to see.