The sciatic nerve is the largest and longest single running nerve in a person’s body. Starting at the hip, the sciatic nerve is a combination of several nerves that join together to form one large nerve in the lower back, which splits and travels down both legs, ending in the feet. Sciatica can develop from a personal injury caused by work-related injuries, car accidents, assaults, and slip and fall injuries (negligence). Considering all of these forms of personal injury, a person may be entitled to compensation if the other party is the cause of your deliberating sciatic nerve pain. Sciatica is not a good feeling to have based on the amount of pain that it causes and the life-altering experiences it creates.