Injuries are broadly grouped together for this category. Being more likely to be what happens from specific work condition and exposure times, these are categorised as such.
Repetitive string injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, inflammation of join, tendon inflammation, golfers and tennis elbow are all included.
When making an award, the court will consider the following:
- Where is the injury, both side or just one?
- Symptoms and its degree of tenderness, pain and swelling.
Is surgery a requirement for this condition?
What follows are the award amounts:
Loss of employment, requiring surgery, both side injuries and permanent disability. £14,350 : £15,200
Changing symptoms that are chronic : £9,750 – £10,750
In two years, cleared up and acute symptoms £5,700 : £6,300
In a short time, injuries are healed? £1,450 : £2,300