Injuries to the shoulder and elbow can affect everything we do. If they occur in the workplace, you should receive compensation. However, if your claim has been denied or if you do not think you are getting enough coverage, seek legal assistance today. At JML Law, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to get to work on your behalf. Let our Downey shoulder & elbow injury attorneys investigate every aspect of your case so we can secure the compensation you need.
When we turn to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for data on workplace injuries, we see the following:
These injuries have various workplace causes, including:
Many of these injury causes are preventable. Employers should ensure that workers are properly trained and have the equipment they need to perform their duties safely.
The most common injuries to the shoulder and elbow are repetitive stress injuries (RSIs). You often hear about these injuries in athletes who perform the same motions over and over again, but they happen in the workplace just as often. RSIs should always be covered by workers’ compensation insurance.
Should and elbow injuries in the workplace can include:
Repair and recover from these injuries depend on the severity of the injury. For relatively minor injuries to the shoulder or elbow, a worker may need a few days off or some time performing limited duties. For serious injuries, surgery is often necessary. This can lead to extended rehabilitation times and a period of physical therapy. Shoulder and elbow injuries impact not only our work lives but also everything we do in our personal lives.
The qualified and experienced team at JML Law understands that shoulder and elbow injuries can cause problems in both your work and personal life. When we take your case, you can count on us to get to the bottom of what happened. We will work to secure maximum compensation for your injuries, including:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.