Repetitive Stress Related Injuries
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Most of us have no choice but to go to work to earn a living. There are bills to be paid and mouths to feed. While some days at the office are better than others, anyone suffering with carpal tunnel syndrome or a similar type of repetitive stress injury can attest to the fact that constant pain or numbness can make it unbearable to get through the workday.
Anyone who has developed repetitive stress injury from a work situation may be entitled to file for NJ Worker’s Compensation benefits. Speak to an experienced personal injury attorney at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC who understands all the nuances of Workers’ Comp law. We will help you navigate the complex system and make sure you are compensated for your injuries.
Repetitive stress or motion injuries must be diagnosed by a doctor. However, in general, stress injuries are caused when a worker is required to perform the same motion over and over. Someone suffering from a repetitive injury describes tingly sensations, numbness or severe pain.
A common hand and wrist condition, carpal tunnel syndrome, can be caused by typing, writing, etc. stress injuries are caused when a worker is required to perform the same motion over and over. Using tools repeatedly, such as a jackhammer or ax, doing assembly line work or performing computer tasks are often the cause of these injuries.
While carpal tunnel syndrome may be one of the most well-known repetitive motion injuries, people can suffer with similar injuries to other body parts. If your job caused any of these conditions, you may qualify for workmans’ compensation benefits.
If your injury is a result of repetitive work tasks, you are entitled to Workers’ Compensation benefits. However, it may be difficult to prove that your repetitive injury is work-related. As such, your employer may deny your disability claim. If you are facing this type of situation, you owe it to yourself to speak with a lawyer who can defend your rights.
At Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC , you can rely on our knowledgeable team of personal injury and Workers’ Compensation lawyers to help you obtain the medical treatment and replacement pay you are entitled to receive. We have helped countless NJ workers who are suffering from painful repetitive motion injuries and we will listen to your story, answer your questions and work tirelessly on your behalf. Contact us today for a free consultation about your case.