Workers’ Compensation for Carpal Tunnel
Carpal tunnel syndrome is often considered a work related injury and can be extremely serious and detrimental to an employee. Any worker that has developed a carpal tunnel because of his or her line of work may be eligible for a workers’ compensation claim. Workers’ compensation for carpal tunnel can often result in receiving benefits that include reimbursement for medical bills as well as lost wages.
Should I File a Workers’ Compensation Claim for Carpal Tunnel?
If your job has given you carpal tunnel syndrome, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Carpal tunnel syndrome can impact a person’s life in a variety of ways, including his or her performance at work. Some of the most common signs of carpal tunnel syndrome are:
- Tingling or numbness in palm or fingers
- Weakness in hands
- Sore wrist
- Trouble holding or picking up things
- Tingling that moves through the wrist and up the arm
Are you experiencing any of these signs and symptoms? You may have developed carpal tunnel syndrome from your line of work. If you have developed carpal tunnel from your job, contacting a workers comp attorney to discuss your case could be worth your while.
Carpal tunnel syndrome can have a number of different causes, including:
- Repetitive motions such as typing, slicing, and cutting
- Trauma to the wrist
- Repetitive lifting or moving
Our team of experienced attorneys may be able to get you the compensation that you are entitled to.
What Our Attorneys Can Do For You
Carpal tunnel syndrome can be a serious work related injury and should be treated as such. Carpal tunnel syndrome can have many negative impacts on your life and can make everyday tasks challenging and uncomfortable. Treating carpal tunnel syndrome can be tedious and expensive, creating vast medical bills and the need to take time off of work, thus losing wages. Hiring one of our workers’ compensation lawyers can help you get reimbursed for these expenses, alleviating any financial stress.
At the Larry Pitt Law Firm, our team will be dedicated to attempting to get you the compensation that you may be eligible for and refuting any denials or appeals from the employer.