Complex regional pain syndrome can be permanently disabling after a motorcycle crashThe pain from complex regional pain syndrome is constant. It impacts everything that you do. You are suffering physically, financially, and emotionally in ways that you could never have anticipated before your motorcycle accident, and you need help. Below are answers to three important questions that you should be asking if you suffer from this condition after a bike wreck.

What Is Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

Complex regional pain syndrome typically occurs in an arm, a leg, a hand, or a foot after an injury. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, complex regional pain syndrome happens when there is damage to the nervous system. People who experience this injury often experience:

  • Significant and long-term pain.
  • Changes in skin color.
  • Changes in body temperature.
  • Swelling.
  • Joint stiffness.
  • Difficulties coordinating muscle movement.

The duration and extent of each symptom is unique for each person who is hurt. Some people recover from this type of trauma while others face a life-long disability. Medications, surgeries, rehabilitation therapies and other treatments may be necessary.

What Are Your Legal Rights If You’ve Suffered Complex Regional Pain Syndrome From a Motorcycle Accident?

If your complex regional pain syndrome was caused by a motorcycle crash, then you may have the right to recover damages. Your physical pain, emotional suffering, and financial losses may be compensated in a settlement or lawsuit. Some of the specific damages that you may be able to recover include compensation for past, current and future medical expenses, lost income, out-of-pocket costs, pain, and suffering.

How Can a Motorcycle Accident Lawyer Help You Now?

Despite your significant injury, the insurance company of the driver who hurt you may be unwilling to provide you with a fair settlement. Instead, you may have to fight for the recovery that you deserve. An experienced motorcycle accident lawyer can handle settlement negotiations for you so that you don’t have to worry about getting the recovery that you deserve. Our attorneys are also riders and we are committed to rider rights. We will fight for you. Contact us today to learn more.

Jason F. Abraham
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Helping car accident and personal injury victims throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa since 1993.