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File for Workers’ Compensation with the Help of a Fort Lauderdale Repetitive Stress Injury Lawyer

Repetitive stress injuries are among the most common types of injuries workers suffer on the job. Repetitive stress can cause wear and tear on the body, and over time this can lead to pain, limited mobility, and the need for medical care. If you are suffering from a repetitive stress injury, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, and you should discuss your legal rights with a repetitive stress injury attorney promptly.

What Qualifies as a Repetitive Stress Injury?

A repetitive stress injury is any type of injury that results from repeated use of a muscle, ligament, or tendon. Often, repetitive stress injuries will impact multiple muscles, ligaments, and tendons that work together—such as those in the elbow, shoulder, or back. They are also commonly referred to as repetitive strain or overuse injuries.

Workers in all types of occupations can suffer repetitive stress injuries, and they can occur in all parts of the body. Some of the most common areas where workers suffer repetitive stress injuries include:

  • Ankles
  • Back
  • Elbows
  • Fingers
  • Knees
  • Neck
  • Shoulders
  • Wrists

Regardless of where a repetitive stress injury occurs, the major symptoms will typically be the same. The most common symptoms of repetitive stress injuries include:

  • Limited mobility
  • Numbness
  • Pain
  • Stiffness
  • Throbbing
  • Tingling
  • Weakness

How Do You Seek Workers’ Compensation for a Repetitive Stress Injury?

The process of seeking workers’ compensation for a repetitive stress injury is the same as for any other type of job-related injury or illness. This means that you should report your injury to your employer, see a doctor, and talk to a Fort Lauderdale workers’ compensation attorney as soon as possible.

But, collecting workers’ compensation for a repetitive stress injury can present some unique challenges. For example, insurance companies will often try to deny benefits by claiming that workers’ repetitive stress injuries are not job-related. They will also frequently claim that workers failed to report their repetitive stress injuries on time. These challenges make it especially important to hire an experienced attorney, and we encourage you to contact us for a free, no-obligation consultation right away.

How Can We Help With Your Workers’ Compensation Claim?

When you contact us, we will arrange for you to speak with Fort Lauderdale repetitive stress injury lawyer Joseph Maus one-on-one. Mr. Maus will thoroughly evaluate your claim, and he will explain everything you need to know about filing for benefits. If you have a claim, he will deal with your employer’s insurance company for you. He will accurately calculate your benefits under Florida’s workers’ compensation law to ensure you can receive the full compensation you deserve.

Schedule a Free Consultation at Maus Law Firm to Discuss Your Repetitive Stress Injury

Are you suffering from a job-related repetitive stress injury? If so, we can help. To speak with Fort Lauderdale repetitive stress injury lawyer Joseph Maus in confidence as soon as possible, call 855-999-5297 or request a free consultation online now. 

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