Back injury cases

Back injury cases

An injury to an employee’s back or neck can happen suddenly, or over time.  For example, many back injuries suddenly occur such as lifting heavy boxes of paper, beverages, or construction material.  This immediate pain is also accompanied by a limited range of...
Back injury cases

Settling my workers’ compensation case

If you have been injured on the job and you are considering settling your claim, please note that the insurance company does not have your best interest at heart.  In fact, they have a vested interested in minimizing your settlement as much as possible. With that...
Back injury cases

The business of work injuries

On the job injuries are becoming more common as injuries include claims for carpal tunnel syndrome, epicondylitis, shoulder rotator cuff tears, knee injuries, and herniated or ruptured spinal discs.  If one of these injuries happened during the scope and course of...
Back injury cases

Aggravation of knee problems and workers comp benefits

Suppose a worker has prior knee problems but then re-injures or aggravates the knee while on the job.  Would this injury be accepted under workers’ compensation? Yes, provided that the aggravation or reinjury was the result of the employee’s work duties or...