Repetitive Stress Injuries in GA
Let Our Cobb County Workers’ Comp Attorney Help You
Most people often think of workplace injuries as one-time, freak accidents.
However, there are many injuries that are developed over a long period
of time from repetitive motions which are part of daily job duties. Employees
who have developed repetitive stress injuries (RSI) on the job may be
able to file for
workers’ compensation in Georgia.
Common types of RSI include:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Writer's cramp
- Tennis elbow
- DeQuervain’s syndrome
Herbert Chestnut & Associates, we are committed to helping our clients obtain the benefits they deserve.
As a three-time winner of the Workers’ Comp Attorney of the Year
award, our Cobb County workers’ comp lawyers possess the extensive
knowledge of Georgia workers’ comp law to guide you through the
complexities of the legal system in order to obtain the best results possible.
Causes of Repetitive Stress Injuries
RSI often involves musculoskeletal pain, which affects muscles, tendons,
ligaments, nerves, and even spinal discs. Symptoms can include aches,
swelling, tingling, numbness, and pain.
One-third of all workplace injuries are related to musculoskeletal disorders.
These injuries typically happen in manufacturing, transportation, and
nursing industries. However, it is an occupational disease which workers
from various professional can develop over time.
The following are the common causes of RSI:
- Computer keyboard typing
- Clicking a computer mouse
- Static posturing
- Bar-code scanning
- Moving heavy objects
- Moving and stacking boxes
- Using power tools
- Operating heavy machinery
- Stocking warehouse inventory
- Gardening and landscaping
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With more than 60 years of combined experience, our Marietta and Cobb County
workers’ compensation attorneys understand what it takes to get
the benefits you need. Do not risk trying to recover your full amount
of compensation without experienced and reliable legal assistance.
Contact us and schedule a
free consultation today.