Repetitive Stress Injuries

Minnesota Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

Repetitive manual work can take its toll on certain parts of the body. Performing the same task every single day can lead to chronic pain that could interfere with the ability to work or even complete daily tasks. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the perfect example of this, as it is frequently caused by the repetitive task of typing.

If you have a repetitive stress injury from repeated tasks on the job, you may be able to file a workers’ compensation claim. If you have already filed a work comp claim and it has been delayed or denied, the Law Office of Joshua Borken can help you.

Mr. Borken is an experienced St. Paul work comp attorney who can help you through the process and also take your case as far as it needs to go in order for you to receive the benefits you need to move forward with recovery and your life.

Common Types Of Repetitive Stress Injuries

Repetitive stress injuries are also referred to as “repetitive motion injuries.” These injuries develop over time, making it possible for a person to not realize the progression of the injury until years later. It seems as if the injured wakes up one day with a lot of pain and they are not sure why they are feeling it. It usually turns out that stress or more intensive work aggravates the injury and makes it obvious

The following are common types of repetitive motion injuries:

Any of these repetitive stress injuries can interfere with work and life, making it impossible to do work tasks and even some simple everyday tasks. Fortunately, you may be able to file a workers’ comp claim. The benefits received can cover lost income for the time you’re out of work and other injury-related expenses, such as physical therapy. You can also receive training that will enable you to enter into another field of work so you can start earning a wage again.

Helping You Receive Maximum Compensation

At the Law Office of Joshua Borken, it is understood that you need to receive the maximum compensation. If your claim has been denied, don’t worry because you can appeal the denial. Over 70 percent of initial claims are denied, so you are not alone. Usually, more information is requested in order to approve the claim. With an experienced St. Paul work comp attorney representing your interests, the appeal can be carried out properly.

Contact A St. Paul Work Comp Attorney

Repetitive stress injuries can be very painful and can interfere with your ability to stay in the same line of work, if you are able to work at all. These injuries can interfere with everyday life, let alone when trying to do a job. That is why you want to file a workers’ comp claim so that you can work on recovering while still being able to pay the bills. You may also be able to enter into a new field of work so that you can once again earn a wage. To learn more about how the Law Office of Joshua Borken can help you, call today at (651) 505-3580 to schedule a free consultation.