If you’re reading this you probably think you have RSI caused by your working conditions and are thinking of suing your employer for an RSI compensation claim. Its’s not an easy thing to prove in the courts but some people have received large payouts.
The problem is that there are many grey areas in proving these claim cases. Was your RSI injury caused by your work? Did your employer take all ‘reasonable’ steps to prevent it? What are ‘reasonable’ steps exactly?
But there are successful compensation claims, many of which are settled before the courts so if you believe that your RSI was caused by your employers failure to take reasonable precautions then it may be worth pursuing.
The amounts awarded will vary considerably based on the extent of the injury and the degree the employer is held responsible. e.g.
Well its entirely up to you! Legal action can be draining and exhausting but the rewards may well be worth it. Whether it compensates for the pain and suffering RSI causes is debatable so obviously it is better to prevent the problem occuring in the first place