When you are injured at work, you should never have to worry about not receiving your benefits. Our Riverside shoulder and elbow injury attorney will work with you throughout this entire process. You can count on the knowledgeable and experienced team here to investigate your case and work to secure the compensation you deserve. Shoulder and elbow injuries can be devastating and impact all areas of our lives, so let us get to work on your behalf today.
We know there were around 2.8 million workplace injuries and illnesses during the latest reporting year of data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Out of those injuries, many of them revolved around shoulder and elbow injuries.
Using the most recent available year of date from the BLS, we see that there were:
One of the most common types of shoulder and elbow injuries are repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) caused by repeated motions a person makes over and over as part of their work tasks. You may have heard of tennis elbow. It is an RSI that is commonly associated with sports injuries but can also happen in the workplace.
Other common shoulder and elbow injuries include:
A shoulder or elbow RSI is often caused by workers performing the same motions repetitively over long periods of time. Other causes of these injuries include:
Those who suffer from elbow or shoulder injuries must often take time away from work while they recover. They will also be limited when it comes to driving and household activities. In many cases, shoulder and elbow injuries will temporarily or permanently decrease a person’s range of motion. If a victim needs surgery or physical therapy, they could suffer from long-term consequences that impact their ability to earn an income.
If you or someone you love is suffering from a shoulder or elbow injury that was caused on the job, please seek legal assistance today if you have not received your benefits. At JML Law, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to get to work on your behalf. We know that you need coverage for the following:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.