Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is a form of chronic pain that typically affects the arms or legs, frequently after suffering a traumatic injury, but can also result from a heart attack or stroke. For many people, the CRPS results in more acute and longer-lasting pain than the initial injury.
The symptoms of CRPS may not appear for weeks or months after recovering fully from the injury. This is why it is important not to be too quick to accept a personal injury settlement following an accident. What may appear to be sufficient compensation for the initial medical treatment and resulting financial damages will not cover the cost of the medical care and pain management that is necessary to work through the CRPS, possibly for many years.
If you have been injured in an accident in North Carolina and suffer from CRPS or any kind of chronic pain as a result, you are entitled to seek full and fair money damages for your medical treatment, lost wages from missing work and pain and suffering associated with the accident.
Call to talk to a lawyer at Maynard & Harris Attorneys at Law, PLLC, in Winston-Salem. We can be reached from anywhere in the state toll free at 866-912-8731 or by email.