Have you or a loved one sustained a shoulder or elbow injury in the workplace? Are you getting the compensation you deserve?
At JML Law, we want to help you today. Our qualified and experienced Santa Ana shoulder & elbow injury attorneys will investigate all aspects of your case. Our goal is to ensure you are treated fairly. That means securing compensation for all of your accident-related expenses. You should not be on the line for work injury expenses.
Workplace injuries are remarkably common. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that there were around 2.8 million workplace injuries or illnesses reported in the latest year. Those numbers have been fairly steady for a decade. One recent year showed that there were over 53,000 arm injuries and around 90,000 elbow injuries in a single year.
While should and elbow injuries are common in the workplace, they are not always easy to pinpoint workplace causes.
The reason these injuries can be hard to pinpoint in the workplace has to do with how many of them occur. You may have heard of athletes getting repetitive motion injuries of the shoulder and elbow. Workers get these repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) as well. Just because an injury happens over time does not mean a worker should struggle to receive compensation.
RSIs are caused by repeating the same motions over and over again over periods of time. Workers in many industries do this: factor and retail, mechanics, construction, etc. Some other common causes of these injuries include:
These injuries do not just impact your ability to earn an income. They affect your personal life as well. In some cases, minor shoulder and elbow injuries require only rest and a few days off. However, many of these injuries cannot be fixed without surgery and physical therapy. This can lead to long periods without any income and significant time away from the activities you enjoy in your life.
An injury to the shoulder or elbow can impact all areas of your life. If you or a loved one sustain a workplace injury of any kind, you should receive workers’ compensation. If you do not, or if you are not receiving a fair amount, the team at JML Law is ready to help. Let us take your case and be your advocate. We will not stop until you get 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.