Arm & Hand Injuries
Workplace injuries to the hands and arms are extremely common. The types and causes of these injuries may vary greatly. Often an injury to your arm or hand can limit your ability to work in many occupations.
If you have suffered an arm or hand injury on the job in South Carolina, an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can help you obtain all the benefits to which you are entitled.
If your injury resulted from the negligence or recklessness of a third party, including a defective or malfunctioning piece of machinery, tool or work equipment, you may be entitled to additional compensation under a third-party liability or products liability claim.
Contact Alan M. Tanenbaum, P.A., today to arrange a consultation with an experienced arm injury lawyer in Charleston.
Hand And Finger Injuries Lawyers
The structure of bones, nerves and tissue in the human hands and fingers is extremely intricate. An injury to the hand or fingers may require expensive and highly specialized treatment. Even the temporary inability to use a hand or finger may impair your ability to work and stop you from performing ordinary activities such as tying your shoelaces, writing an email or picking up a cup of coffee.
Extreme injuries include severe burns, amputation, repetitive stress and carpal tunnel syndrome. The range of causes to hand, finger and arm injuries include:
- Workplace accidents
- Traffic accidents
- Sprains, broken bones and dislocations
- Nerve damage and ruptured ligaments
In cases of amputation, victims often develop a constant chronic pain known as phantom limb syndrome, a perception that the missing limb is not only still attached but is painful.
Whether your injury resulted from an on the job accident or work related injury compensable as a Workers’ Compensation Claim, the negligence of a person or company which caused or contributed to your hand, finger or arm injury, or a defective product and its manufacturer must be held responsible, our team at Alan M. Tanenbaum, P.A., can seek to help you prepare a solid claim for the compensation that is rightfully yours.