Common causes of shoulder injuries
An injured shoulder could be serious in the long term, and could occur more easily
than you might think.
For example, some types of
repetitive strain injury (RSI) can cause damage to your shoulder. If your
work involves sitting at a desk for long periods, is your seat positioned at the
right height? If not you could damage one or both shoulders. If you do a lot of
fetching and carrying, this could also cause shoulder damage.
- Injuries at
work, especially if you do a desk job, or if your job involves carrying heavy,
awkward or irregularly-shaped objects
- Slips, trips and fall
- Road accidents
- Playing sports such as
rugby, football, cricket, tennis, golf, martial arts, etc
Another type of shoulder injury is when problems occur during labour for babies which
can result in conditions such as
Have you suffered a shoulder injury due to an accident that wasn't
your fault in the last 3 years? You could be entitled to make a
no win no fee personal
injury compensation claim.
What if my shoulder injury is work-related?
By law your employer has a legal duty to provide a safe working environment
for its employees and as such you may make a claim against your employer
if they fail to do so and you suffer a shoulder injury.
Can I claim compensation for my shoulder injury?
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If you or a member of your family has suffered a shoulder injury through no
fault of your own, find out if you can claim compensation.
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