Utica Repetitive Stress Injury Attorney
Not all workplace injuries are traumatic events. Many employees, including desk workers, start to suffer pain over time caused by repetitive motions such as typing or poor ergonomics in their work station. This pain can become chronic, requiring medical treatment and even possibly resulting in the individual becoming unable to continue at his or her job.
At Hobika Law Firm, we represent individuals who now suffer from chronic medical conditions, repetitive stress injuries and occupational illness as a result of their job.
To learn more about how we can help you claim the workers’ compensation benefits that you are entitled to due to your pain, please contact our Utica law firm today at 315-327-2849 or toll free at 800-587-9559.
If a worsening chronic condition or a flare-up of a long-standing medical problem keeps you away from work, you might be entitled to New York workers’ compensation benefits. Repetitive stress injuries and occupational illnesses can range widely and include:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cubital tunnel syndrome
- Lumbar back strains
- Degenerative disc disease
- Joint problems in the hip, knee, shoulder or neck that have grown worse over time
- Toxic chemical exposure
- Mesothelioma or other asbestos-related illness
- Hearing loss or vision loss related to working conditions
Over a decades-long career, the wear and tear of working as a truck driver, warehouse worker, health care aide, assembly worker, airport worker or other occupations can take its toll.
Utica Repetitive Stress Injury Lawyers – Recovering All Possible Claims
If your condition worsens to the point where you can’t work for a year or more, you might be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). While a workers’ comp claim requires that your injury or illness relate to your job, you don’t need to prove a work-related cause to qualify for SSDI. An eligible claim for disability benefits can be based on heart disease, complications of diabetes, chronic pulmonary obstructive disorder or other medical conditions.
This can be a complicated process requiring the guidance of a skilled attorney who understands how to successfully win an SSDI claim. We are on your side in a process that often seems stacked against the claimant.