What is Trigeminal Neuralgia?Trigeminal neuralgia is a chronic pain disorder that can be categorized into two types – typical trigeminal neuralgia and atypical trigeminal neuralgia. In typical trigeminal neuralgia, those affected experience severe pain on one side of the face. The pain is experienced in episodes, which could last a few hours. In general, those affected experience bursts of severe pain lasting anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes. On the other hand, atypical trigeminal neuralgia consists of constant pain. Although very different, both types of trigeminal neuralgia can severely impair the affected parties’ abilities to live a normal life – from going to work to being able to socialize. For more information about trigeminal neuralgia, do not hesitate to contact our experts today.
When and How Does Trigeminal Neuralgia Occur?Because trigeminal neuralgia is so rare, it can be difficult to understand when and how this chronic pain disorder could happen. Trigeminal neuralgia results from injuries to the trigeminal nerve. The trigeminal nerve can become injured due to traumatic injuries to the head, brain, face, or skull, for example. If your workplace accident resulted in traumatic injuries to your face, skull, head, or brain, it is possible that your trigeminal nerve was damaged – leading to trigeminal neuralgia. Although trigeminal neuralgia is not common of workplace accidents, it can happen – and it can significantly affect your life. For more information about the chronic pain disorder and your right to pursue a claim against your employer, do not hesitate to contact our law firm today.
Can I Sue if a Workplace Injury Resulted in Trigeminal Neuralgia?Do you have the right to sue if your trigeminal neuralgia arose from a workplace injury? If your workplace accident occurred because of the negligent, intentional, or malicious actions of your employer, you will likely have grounds to pursue a claim against your employer. If you can prove that your trigeminal neuralgia was caused by the injuries that you suffered during your workplace accident, your employer can likely be held liable. However, you might encounter difficulties if you have already filed and started receiving workers’ compensation – as doing so means that you cannot pursue a claim against your employer. Because of that, we recommend that victims of workplace accidents that lead to trigeminal neuralgia seek legal assistance prior to beginning a workers’ compensation claim – especially since filing a personal injury claim against your employer could result in a greater monetary outcome. For more information about your right to sue your employer for a workplace injury that resulted in trigeminal neuralgia, do not hesitate to contact our firm today.
Can I Recover Compensation?I developed trigeminal neuralgia due to my workplace accident and injuries; am I entitled to recover compensation? Without a doubt, the harm that you suffered as a direct result of your accident might be grounds to sue and recover compensation. How much compensation should you expect to receive? Is there a specific type of compensation that you could recover? The compensation that victims are eligible to receive strictly depends on the details of their claims. Because of that, an experienced lawyer will be able to evaluate your claim and provide you with relevant information regarding the compensation that you could receive.
Learn more about your options for compensation by calling (213) 389-3765.Regardless, you should be familiar with the following types of compensation that victims of trigeminal neuralgia after workplace accidents are usually eligible to receive:
- Medical expenses – for all the medical bills caused by your injuries and your diagnosis.
- Lost income – for the income that you lost and will continue to lose as a result of your accident and your trigeminal neuralgia.
- Pain and suffering – for the mental and emotional distress, such as embarrassment, anxiety, depression, etc., directly caused by your accident and your trigeminal neuralgia.
- Loss of consortium – (awarded to family) for the loss of ability to have a normal family relationship with the victim due to the accident and the trigeminal neuralgia.
- Punitive damages – awarded as punishment to the defendant in rare cases.
Getting Legal Assistance for your Trigeminal Neuralgia Workplace Accident ClaimDid you develop trigeminal neuralgia after being involved in a workplace accident? If you suffered a workplace accident that resulted in injuries to your trigeminal nerve, you were likely diagnosed with trigeminal neuralgia. Do you have the right to take action against your employer after suffering a workplace accident that resulted in your diagnosis? Without a doubt, you have the right to sue and receive compensation. However, you might be struggling with many unanswered questions or doubts surrounding the legal process. When you contact the experts at Downtown L.A. Law Group, you can be certain that you will have access to all the information that you need to pursue a claim. The lawyers at Downtown L.A. Law Group have many years of experience handling a variety of claims – including personal injury claims that occur in the workplace. If you would like our experts to handle your claim and help you recover the compensation that you deserve, do not hesitate to contact our law firm today.
Get started today by calling (213) 389-3765.When you contact our law firm, you will have access to our experts without having to worry about expensive legal fees. At Downtown L.A. Law Group, we are dedicated to remaining accessible to all. Because of that, our firm offers both free consultations and free second opinions. During our free consultations and free second opinions, our knowledgeable attorneys will be available to answer all your questions and address all your concerns. Regardless of whether you want to start your claim or continue your claim (after it was misled by an incompetent attorney), you could be certain that you could trust the experts at our law firm to provide you with the guidance that you need. If you would like to schedule a free consultation or free second opinion, do not hesitate to contact the experts at our law firm as soon as possible. The free services described above are available as part of our Zero-Fee guarantee. Our Zero-Fee guarantee ensures that our clients will never have to worry about paying any upfront legal fees for any of our services – you will never have to worry about legal fees to discuss your claim with our experts. Our law firm is also based on a contingency structure that ensures that you will not be required to pay any legal fees until after your claim is successful; therefore, if your claim is unsuccessful, you will not be required to pay any legal fees. If you would like to benefit from our free legal services, do not hesitate to contact our firm today.