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Intra-Articular Pain Pumps

Nashville Pain Pump Attorneys

In order to reduce the discomfort in patients undergoing shoulder surgery, intra-articular pain pumps have been used by doctors to manage post-surgical pain. The pump works by placing a catheter in the shoulder joint during surgery, which remains in place for days or weeks afterwards. Some orthopedic surgeons, however, have noticed a connection between intra-articular pain pumps and Postarthroscopic Glenohumeral Chondrolysis (PAGCL), a condition that involves the deterioration of the shoulder's cartilage. At Provost Umphrey, our lawyers work with recognized medical experts and orthopedic surgeons familiar with PAGCL and intra-articular pain pumps. Using medical records and research data, we attempt to establish a causal link between our client's injuries and the use of an intra-articular pain pump.

If you're facing an uncertain work future and rising medical bills due to PAGCL, contact personal injury attorneys at the Provost Umphrey Law Firm today and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.

Considering the Impact of PAGCL - Recovering Damages

The law firm of Provost Umphrey represents clients suffering from the following effects of PAGCL:

  • Decreased shoulder mobility
  • Chronic pain
  • Grinding of the shoulder
  • Shoulder stiffness
  • Joint damage
  • Loss of strength in arm or shoulder joint
  • Inability to regain full use of shoulder and arm

Recovering Financial Compensation

PAGCL often results in some form of disability. At the law office of Provost Umphrey, our attorneys consult medical economists and life care planners to determine the financial impact of PAGCL on our clients. Our lawyers consider the cost of lost wages, physical therapy, pain medication, medical equipment and possible future surgery in determining a fair settlement or award for our client.

If you are suffering from PAGCL, contact personal injury attorneys at the Provost Umphrey Law Firm today and schedule a free consultation to discuss your case.