Whether you work at an office or a factory, most workers are assigned to repeat the same tasks day in and day out. These tasks may involve continuous typing, constant bending or repetitive lifting. The repetition of these tasks on a daily basis can lead to repetitive stress injury.
Des Moines Carpal Tunnel Lawyers
Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common repetitive stress injuries that affects workers in a variety of occupations. Other examples of repetitive stress injuries include:
- Shoulder injuries such as torn rotator cuff
- Knee, neck and back injuries from bending, twisting, climbing or lifting heavy objects
- Elbow injuries from overuse of the arm
- Hand and wrist injuries from continuous typing or working in a manufacturing assembly line
Helping Injured Workers Get Workers’ Compensation
If you develop an injury caused by performing your job on a daily basis, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits and medical treatment paid for by your employer’s workers’ compensation insurer. Jeff Carter Law Offices, P.C., can help you understand your rights and options and work to ensure you receive proper medical care and appropriate workers’ comp benefits.
Our Des Moines repetitive injury attorneys have 30 years of combined experience representing clients in Des Moines and across Iowa in all aspects of the workers’ compensation system. We assist injured workers in getting medical treatment, filing workers’ comp claims and appealing the wrongful denial of workers’ comp benefits. Regardless of how complex your case may be, we have the experience and resources to fully protect your rights and interests.
Contact Jeff Carter Law Offices, P.C.
In-home, weekend and evening appointments are available upon request. Workers’ compensation cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, meaning you pay no attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you.