Repetitive Use And Continuous Trauma Injuries
Repetitive stress injuries can be just as serious as the more obvious and dramatic injuries that occur at work, like back injuries, lost limbs and head trauma. However, it is more difficult to obtain workers’ compensation benefits for repetitive use and continuous trauma injuries than it is for the more obvious injuries. How bad is the injury, really? Is this injury really work-related?
You have an uphill climb ahead of you if you have suffered repetitive stress injuries. The best thing you can do is to get an experienced legal team on your side to help you through the process and get you the compensation you need.
At The Law Offices of John G. Kiwan, you will find a workers’ compensation lawyer with more than 30 years of legal experience. Serving San Diego, California, and the surrounding areas, we understand every aspect of the workers’ compensation process, and we can help you.
Aren’t Repetitive Stress Injuries Insignificant?
No. In addition to the fact that most repetitive stress injuries cause significant pain, swelling and muscle weakness, most of these injuries are progressive and only continue to get worse over time and continued use. Further, there is often no way to cure this type of injury, so the symptoms could last a lifetime.
With the possibility of life-long damage, discomfort and limited working capacity, it is critical to obtain the full measure of workers’ compensation possible. At The Law Offices of John G. Kiwan, we will fight to help you through the process, whether you are recently injured and initiating a claim or your claim has been denied and you need to appeal.
Am I Eligible For Workers’ Compensation?
Without looking at the specifics of your case, it is impossible to tell. However, it is important to note that California, compared to most other states, has a very lenient standard when it comes to award workers’ comp benefits to people for repetitive stress injuries. Workers suffering injuries that occur in white collar office jobs generally have a good chance of being awarded the benefits they need.