In any job, you may have a significant number of repetitive tasks which can lead to exertion. However, if you have suffered a repetitive stress injury that makes it painful or impossible for you to do your job, you may be entitled to workers' compensation. 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.
Depending on your line of work, there are a number of different types of repetitive stress injuries which you could experience. 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 wrists for extended periods of time, or strain your back and neck consistently, you may have grounds for a claim.
If you have been diagnosed with a repetitive stress injury that you believe was caused by work-related actions, the first step is to tell your employer and provide them with medical documentation. Once you have alerted your employer that you plan to file a workers' compensation claim, you have a short period of time in which you can file. Speaking with an experienced Des Moines workers' compensation attorney right away is essential to make the most of the time you have.
Please call the office today at (515) 619-6815 if you would like a free case consultation.