Tennis Elbow Treatment Disputes
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What Is Tennis Elbow Treatment?
Tennis elbow treatment combines a variety of methods to help heal and strengthen the arm. These may include:
- Physical therapy to strengthen the weakened arm
Common Tennis Elbow Treatment Disputes
While tennis elbow treatments are generally reliable, they can be associated with a number of different disputes. These can involve:
- Medical malpractice
- Misdiagnosis of the condition
- Pharmacy error when prescribing medication or medical devices
- Faulty surgeries (especially those involving tendons or nerves)
- Insurance disputes (i.e., denial of coverage)
- Fraudulent claims
The nature of tennis elbow is that it can also affect other motions and parts of the body. Since the elbow and arms play a vital part in many work tasks, it can cause other issues like lost earning capacity.
Tennis elbow treatment is often covered by insurance as well as workers compensation laws. However, if there are other issues such as unsafe working conditions or employer negligence, a lawsuit may be necessary. This can help the plaintiff recover civil damages for negligent conduct.
Should I Contact a Lawyer?
Disputes over personal injuries can often be challenging to deal with. You may wish to hire a lawyer if you need help filing a legal claim for damages. Your attorney can advise you on the injury and medical laws in your state. If you need to file a lawsuit and appear in court, your attorney can help review and prepare the evidence that will be used during the process.
Tennis elbow is a medical condition wherein the tendons or tissue of the outside elbow deteriorate. This may cause pain and/or limitation in movement, as well as overall weakness of the arm. The condition often occurs in only one arm, mostly due to overuse and repetitive stress. It is a very common work-related injury.
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Last Modified: 04-15-2014 03:10 PM PDT
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