Repetitive Stress Injuries

When repetitive stress injuries happen on the job, Andres Law Offices, PC LLO helps you get the workers’ compensation benefits you need.

Issues impacting the muscles, tendons, joints, and other soft tissues are one of the most common types of on-the-job injuries. They can impact workers on a variety of different job sites and in any occupation and are often due to performing the same types of tasks repeatedly. Known as repetitive stress injuries, these often start off with relatively minor symptoms that quickly escalate, preventing you from working or performing certain tasks on your job. At Andres Law Offices, PC LLO, we help workers who suffer repetitive stress injuries. As an experienced Nebraska workers’ compensation attorney, we can help you get the benefits you deserve.

Common Symptoms and Types of Repetitive Stress Injuries

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) advises that repetitive stress injuries involve underlying musculoskeletal disorders. They are often caused by standing in awkward positions on the job or from performing the same types of tasks repeatedly. Symptoms include pain, numbing or tingling in various body parts, stiffness, weakness, and limited movement.

At Andres Law Offices, PC LLO, we help people who suffer these types of injuries in filing a claim. Common types of repetitive stress injuries in cases we represent include:

Symptoms of repetitive stress injuries build over the course of time on the job. To protect your health and your rights in filing a workers’ compensation claim, report them immediately to your supervisor and seek medical attention right away.

Workers’ Compensation Benefits for People with Repetitive Stress Injuries

When repetitive stress injuries impact your ability to work or perform certain tasks on your job, you may be entitled to benefits through the Nebraska Workers’ Compensation program. These benefits include coverage of medical expenses, reimbursement for lost wages, compensation for permanent disabilities you suffer, and retraining programs in the event you are unable to return to your previous job.

At Andres Law Offices, PC LLO, we help workers who suffer repetitive stress injuries get the benefits to which they are entitled. Clients we represent include:

Contact Our Nebraska Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

If you suffer symptoms of repetitive stress injuries, Andres Law Offices, PC LLO can advise you on benefits that can offset the costs and expenses you incur. To request a consultation, contact our Nebraska workers’ compensation attorney today.