CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome) otherwise known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) is a severe secondary disorder resulting from an initial trauma sustained to a specific part of the body. Individual with CRPS suffer debilitating chronic pain and constant emotional anguish. Victims of severe injuries including secondary chronic pain ailments from an initial act of intentional or negligent harm have the right to seek compensation.
Our law firm is proud to provide legal representation for victims of serious injuries. Our goal is to see to it that you are fully compensated for your loss and vindicated in the court of law.
Common Signs and Symptoms of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Some of the most common sings of CRPS you should be aware of are as follows.
• Extreme sustained and prolonged pain
• Pain feels like pins and needles feeling of being squeezed
• Rapid changes in the temperature and skin color of the region
• Increase in sensitivity
• Stiffening of the joints
• Alteration in nail and hair growth
• Musculature coordination affected
If you have any of the above symptoms seek medical treatment immediately and contact our law firm to learn more about your right to pursue legal action against liable parties.
CRPS Resulting from Surgical Errors – Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Information:
Acts of medical malpractice including surgical errors are a chief cause of CRPS in the United States. And act of medical negligence can be proven when the practicing physician actions resulting in the injury were a deviation from the practices established by the medical community at large. For example; during a knee replacement surgery the accepted practice is to fasten the medial nerve to prevent it from being cut. If the surgeon failed to fasten the nerve and the failure to do so resulted on the cutting of the nerve and resulting CRPS then a claim for medical malpractice can be established. More information on medical malpractice here.
CRPS resulting from the Negligence or Wrongful Acts of Others:
CRPS can be caused by any trauma sustained to the body including injuries in auto accidents, workplace injuries, acts of intentional harms including assault and battery, slip and fall accidents, dog bites, and child abuse. There are several ways to prove liability on the part of an at fault party the most prevalent of which is the legal theory of negligence.
Recovery Available for Victims of Personal Injury
What is the Value of My Case: Victims of severe injuries due to the negligent or wrongful acts of others are entitled to compensation for all damages sustained. The amount of recovery available in personal injury claims including individuals suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome are base on the following…
• Level and magnitude of the harm suffered.
• Need for future rehabilitation care and medical expenses.
• Pain and suffering – individual with the ailment suffer unbearable pain and unspeakable levels of emotional anguish resulting in depression, PTSD and suicidal thoughts.
• The availability for punitive damages – punitive damages are awarded where the at fault party acted with either the intent to cause harms or acted in reckless disregard for the life and health of the injured victim.
• Lost wages and loss of future income due to inability to work.
A los angeles crps attorney will fight after the Death or injury of a Loved One:
Sadly in many instances the severe magnitude of the pain form CRPS results in the tragic death of a loved one. In certain jurisdictions relatives of the deceased are entitled to file a wrongful death lawsuit against all at fault or responsible parties for financial compensation. For more information regarding wrongful death claims see here…
Free Legal Consultation: All legal consultations regarding a possible claim against an at fault party are provided free of charge by our attorneys. If you have any further legal questions feel free to contact our law offices toll free at (800)790-5422.