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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Read what Carpal Tunnel is and how its caused
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?
What is carpal tunnel syndrome?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?


Carpal tunnel syndrome is a type of repetitive strain injury sometimes referred to as work-related upper limb disorder. The Mercury Legal Online team have supported many sufferers of this injury and have ensured that they receive the compensation they deserve. If you have incurred an injury through no fault of your own then you may be able to make a claim.

Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms include:

  • Numbness, burning, swelling or tingling affecting the thumb
  • Same symptoms in index finger
  • Pain inside fourth finger
  • Aches pains and tingling in same area on the hand
  • Pain in the whole hand and arm up to the shoulder (in severe cases)

How much does a repetitive strain injury cost?

At Mercury Legal Online we’re experienced in handling Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Claims. From 1st April 2013 when you contact us you will not be asked to pay any money whatsoever up front and even if your claim is unsuccessful through no fault of your own you will never be asked to pay anything to anyone. Mercury Legal Online will guide you through every step of the legal process and we will answer any questions you may have in a jargon-free, clear and concise manner.

How do you start a RSI claim?

You will be able to find out quickly whether you are eligible to make a Carpal Tunnel Syndrome claim, how long your claim will take and even how much compensation you may be entitled to within a matter of minutes.

Our friendly team will do the hard work and form-filling so you don’t have to. Simply fill in our compensation claim form and one of our expert advisers will be in touch or if you prefer you can talk directly to someone now by calling our 24hr Mercury Legal Online helpline on 0800 122 3130, or request a call back – your claim will be dealt with immediately either way.

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Repetitive Strain Injury?

Read more about the different types of repetitive strain injuries visit our media center to find out more.