Malman Law’s Chicago personal injury attorneys recently recovered over $1.5 million for a Complex Regional Pain Syndrome client. This medical condition was brought about by an accident where a motor vehicle ran over the client’s foot. There were no broken bones or surgery required immediately following the accident, but she subsequently began suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.
With the help of Malman Law’s personal injury attorneys, the client was awarded over $1.5 million in compensation for her
injury, pain and suffering.
Complex Regional Pain
Syndrome often manifests itself over time after an injury like this. While uncommon, this chronic pain usually affects an arm or
leg and develops after an injury or other incidents like surgery, heart
attack or stroke.
The pain resulting from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome tends to be out
of proportion with the severity of the original injury. Although the
cause of this particularly syndrome is not understood clearly, treatment
is possible and may even result in improvement or total remission.
If you are concerned that you may be suffering from Complex Regional
Pain Syndrome, our Chicago personal injury attorneys have compiled a
list of symptoms:
- Swelling of the affected area
- Changes in skin colr, texture and/or temperature
- Sensitivity to touch and/or cold
- Muscle spasms and/or atrophy
- Stiffness or swelling in joints
- Decreased range of motion or inability to move
If you exhibit any of the above symptoms following trauma
to a limb like a fracture, amputation or crush injury, our Chicago
personal injury lawyers advise you to contact a physician
immediately. You could be suffering from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,
and our Chicago personal injury lawyers
know the importance of treating this medical condition immediately.
Additionally, you should contact an attorney to help you
recover compensation for your pain, suffering and other other expenses caused by Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.