Atlanta Repetitive Strain Injury Lawyer

Some injuries cannot be tied to a single incident. Repetitive strain injuries are the cumulative effects of prolonged activities such as using a jackhammer or typing. These injuries can lead to severe discomfort and lost sleep, interrupting your ability to work without the distraction of pain. Fortunately, workers’ compensation is available to workers with repetitive stress injuries. At the law office, we take forceful action on behalf of workers with repetitive stress injuries.

Repetitive motion can cause injuries such as:

  • Tendinitis in the elbow
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Epicondylitis
  • Rotator cuff injuries

Georgia Tendinitis Injury Attorney

Attorney will thoroughly investigate your case to determine whether the injury is related to your work and to identify the responsible party. Injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome can surface over the course of a multidecade career that involves more than one employer. In that case, we will usually file the claim with the most recent employer.

When you reach the point where you can no longer perform the task, such as typing, that caused your injury, notify your employer and speak to a lawyer as soon as possible. Attorney holds a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling. He has represented hundreds of clients with repetitive stress injuries. Workers’ compensation can cover the medical care that you need to restore your health.

Atlanta Carpal Tunnel Lawyer

Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to nerve damage that is the result of prolonged, repetitive activities such as typing or using a jackhammer. If you are suffering from the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Attorney can help you obtain compensation. He has been representing injured workers in Atlanta, Georgia, since 1978.

The symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome may include:

  • Numbness
  • Tingling or burning sensation
  • Loss of grip strength
  • Pain in the wrists

Many people with carpal tunnel syndrome lose sleep due to the discomfort, and find it difficult to continue to perform the work-related tasks that caused the nerve damage.

Georgia Hand Injury Attorney

Attorney will take forceful action on your behalf to obtain compensation. If you have a repetitive strain injury, it may be the result of work you have done for many different employers. For example, you may have spent many years in a career that required typing and worked for more than one employer over that period of time. In that case, your most recent employer may be responsible for compensating you for your injury.