Cauda Equina Syndrome is caused by a number of conditions which compress nerves at the bottom of the spinal cord, (the Cauda Equina'), these can include:
- Herniated intervertebral discs (slipped discs)
- Infectious conditions
- Bleeding and haematomas
- Trauma, such as a car crash
- Inflammatory conditions
Cauda Equina Syndrome can also be caused through negligent surgery and serious injuries can also result from delay in diagnosis. Late treatment can result in a worsening of the condition causing discomfort and permanent disability and/or bladder and bowel problems, including incontinence.
If you or a relative suffers from Cauda Equina Syndrome we can investigate and help you claim compensation, if the injury was caused by medical negligence. Our team of dedicated specialist Cauda Equina Syndrome solicitors have many years of experience in handling Cauda Equina Syndrome claims and claims for compensation for other injuries. It is important that your claim is dealt with by specialist medical negligence lawyers, as Cauda Equina Syndrome cases are usually complex and high value.