On-the-job injuries involving repetitive motion often occur in the hands, wrists, arms, elbows and can also affect the shoulder, back and knees. Over time, performing the same motion repeatedly causes damage to muscles, nerves, tendons and ligaments. The result is pain and limited mobility. These injuries can occur at any job, but are often seen in offices, factories, food processing plants and construction.
Obstacles Workers Face
These injuries can be treated, but that treatment often involves resting the affected body part. This usually leaves workers unable to perform the duties of their job. They may miss time from work, losing income while faced with new medical expenses for their injury. Workers' compensation benefits cover the costs of medical treatment, and also provide partial wages while a worker is temporarily disabled. But getting those benefits is not always easy.
Employers and insurance companies challenge claims made by injured workers. Claims can be denied. Or employers may pressure an injured employee to return to work even though he or she is still recovering from the injury. Employers and insurance companies have lawyers to fight their case for them at hearings. That's why you need your own attorney.
Trust a Workers' Compensation Lawyer to Help You Get the Benefits You Need
Jonathan Tabor and Leigh-Ann Tabor have helped countless injured workers throughout Mississippi fight for their right to benefits. We build strong cases and push to get our clients the benefits they deserve. That's why we end up litigating most of the claims we handle. We believe our clients should not have to settle for less.
If you have a repetitive motion injury that is related to your job, talk to us during a free consultation. We'll go over your options and answer any questions you have. Contact us online or call (601) 944-9588.