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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a debilitating chronic pain condition that is usually caused after an injury or trauma to a part of the body.

Here, we discuss the important part the legal system can play in bringing support, protection & treatment to CRPS sufferers.

We will covers subjects such as: –

  • What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?
  • How Can The Legal System Help?
  • What is involved in making a CRPS Compensation Claim?
  • Medical Negligence & CRPS
5 02, 2018

CRPS & The Legal System

By |2021-10-29T14:58:39+00:00February 5th, 2018|Blog, CRPS & The Legal System|0 Comments

Not so many years ago, the compensation system in England and Wales didn’t really recognise CRPS as being an injury in its own right. There was even some scepticism about whether it really existed as a physical, or organic, condition. Many professionals – both legal and medical – thought that it was a psychological [...]

1 01, 2016

What is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

By |2021-10-29T15:04:15+00:00January 1st, 2016|CRPS & The Legal System|0 Comments

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome is a poorly understood condition. The sufferer will develop a persistent (chronic) burning pain in one of their limbs. If left untreated, it can lead to secondary physical problems caused by a lack of use of the affected limb. It also has the potential to cause psychological consequences from having to [...]

29 10, 2015

Medical Negligence & CRPS.

By |2019-08-04T10:59:21+00:00October 29th, 2015|CRPS & The Legal System|0 Comments

Sadly, quite a lot of people can develop CRPS after what should be a fairly routine operation. For some reason, it tends to happen to more women than men. CRPS can occur through no fault of anyone at the hospital or medical centre. It is a recognised complication which can affect a very unlucky small [...]

22 10, 2015

CRPS Can Throw Up lots of Nasty Complications

By |2019-10-09T11:10:37+00:00October 22nd, 2015|CRPS & The Legal System|0 Comments

Peter has several clients who are suffering from some additional problems which all stem from the original injury and the development of CRPS. CRPS is a truly nasty thing. It is vitally important that these complications are recognised early on and addressed. It is extremely worrying that some solicitors still think that CRPS can be [...]