Unfortunately, accidents happen and when they happen at work, most employees assume that they will be covered by workers compensation. When they are informed their claim has been denied it is common to feel frustrated, scared, stressed, and disheartened. There are many reasons a claim might be denied and having a worker’s comp lawyer to help you fight the denial is key in getting the claim decision reversed. Here are some reasons that a claim might be denied.
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Uncover the benefits of receiving Workers’ Compensation for injuries on Long Island.
You need to pay close attention to the warning signs of a repetitive stress injury. Signs of this may include some or all of the following:
- Tingling and/or numbness (as if the limb has fallen asleep)
- Reduced range of motion
Notify Your EmployerIf you even suspect that any of these symptoms relate to any of your work tasks, notify your employer immediately, and do it in writing so that there is some record of the complaint. Most workplaces have forms and procedures to handle these types of issues.
Contact a Work Injury LawyerIf you are reasonably sure that the repetitive stress injury is the result of your job assignment,...
Repetitive stress injuries have been around forever, and according to OSHA, they cause about 25% of the workplace injuries each year at a cost of about $15 billion. But what are some of these injuries, and what causes them?