What Exactly Is A Repetitive Motion Injury?
Repetitive motion injuries develop slowly over time. You may not even realize that the job you are performing is having an effect on your health before it is too late.
Fortunately, workers’ compensation provides benefits to those who have suffered repetitive motion injuries at work. If you have suffered this type of injury, you can secure benefits to help you cover your medical expenses and lost wages.
The attorneys at the Philip J. Fulton Law Office are dedicated to helping injured workers in the Columbus, Ohio, area. With 35-plus years of experience handling workers’ comp claims, we have the knowledge, skill and resources to help you with every aspect of your claim, from initial filing to appeal.
Common Repetitive Motion Injuries
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most commonly recognized repetitive motion injury. It can develop while typing every day in an office or by doing other repetitive tasks with your hands at work.
This is not the only type of injury that can happen as a result of repetitive motion, however. Repetitive motion can also result in:
- Lower back pain and spinal injuries
- Tendonitis, bursitis and other joint injuries
- Tennis elbow
- Vascular injuries
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Damage to hearing or eyesight
Handling Your Workers’ Comp Claim
With repetitive motion injuries, employers will often try to claim the injury did not occur at work. Our lawyers will thoroughly investigate, review and prepare your workers’ compensation claim to ensure that you are compensated for your work-related injury.