Work Related Injuries in Des Moines
Seek Compensation for Wear & Tear Cumulative Injuries
In any job, you may have a significant number of repetitive tasks which can lead to overuse and disability. If you have suffered from a medical condition or pain that impairs your ability to earn a living, you may be entitled to workers' compensation even if there was not one specific point in time that you remember causing the injury. Des Moines workers' compensation attorney Mark A. King from King Law, PLLC can provide you with valuable advice and representation during the claim process and in any hearings.
Types of Repetitive Stress Injuries
Depending on your line of work, there are a several types of medical conditions that can qualify as cumulative injuries. At King Law, PLLC, Attorney King works with clients who have suffered work-related strain injuries that come about as a result of repetitive work. Whether you carry heavy things, stand extensively, use your hands or arms for extended periods of time, or strain your back and neck throughout your work shift, you may have grounds for a claim.
The types of work-related repetitive stress injuries the firm represents in claims include:
- Rotator cuff injuries
- Chronic neck pain
- Bulging or herniated disks in your spine
- Chronic knee injuries
- Chronic back pain
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Previous condition aggravation
- Hip injuries
Suffered a Repetitive Stress Injury?
If you have been diagnosed with a repetitive stress injury that you believe was caused by your work duties, the first step is to tell your employer. Tell them the truth if you have suffered from a condition or injury in the past. Once you have alerted your employer that you plan to file a workers' compensation claim, the insurance company will have a team working on its side. You should have your own team working for you. Speaking with an experienced Des Moines workers' compensation attorney right away is essential to building your best case possible.Please call the office today at (515) 444-8035 if you would like a free case consultation.