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Repetitive Trauma Injury
Timothy Shay

Repetitive Trauma Injury Attorney
In Springfield And Decatur, Illinois

Shay & Associates Law Firm will work tirelessly helping you compile the details of your case. You might be the victim of repetitive trauma if you worked in a warehouse or a factory scenario where your body was abused for the sake of a business. Shay & Associates Law Firm are your teams ready to assist you in your pursuit of compensation for sustaining injuries deemed repetitive trauma injuries as a result of a maintaining a dangerous position of employment.

Repetitive trauma injury usually falls under the umbrella of a workman’s compensation injury where the employee is often the guilty party liable to compensate the victim for their damages in the form of financial compensation and legal benefits. Shay & Associates Law Firm can work on your behalf and ensure that you get the maximum economic benefits legally entitled to you for sustaining injuries as part of your employment.

Our team at Shay & Associates Law Firm will collaborate with you, your employer’s insurance company as well as all the medical personnel involved to get you the maximum in compensation for your traumatic repetitive injury. Mostly this is where workman’s compensation comes in to fill the gaps of the accident or your medical bills or lost wages. Shay & Associates Law Firm will investigate your case and ensure that you receive the maximum in benefit funds in compensation for your sustaining injuries on the job.

Repetitive trauma injury can result from the same muscle abuse or overextension over time that can result in a physical impairment and disability of some kind resulting in a permanent damage to your physical health such as a sprained neck, knee or spine. Your body is yours and yours alone. When you take a job, you don’t deserve to sacrifice your quality of life just to perform a task for an employer. In many cases, negligence is at fault on the count of the employer’s oversight of the danger of specific functions.

Examples of typical trauma include:

  • Sitting at a desk typing for extended periods of time
  • Repeatedly lifting boxes or other heavy equipment
  • Sitting in a desk chair that promotes incorrect posture
  • Working in different environments where unnatural repetitious motions are essential (gardening/landscaping, painting, bricklaying, etc.)
  • Factory or assembly line work

There are many forms of repetitive trauma injury such as carpal tunnel syndrome. To qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, the injured worker must be able to demonstrate the injury occurred while on the job and the injury impairs the worker from carrying out his or her responsibilities at work. Shay & Associates Law Firm personal injury lawyers are qualified to handle a wide variety of cases involving injury or death in Illinois. For more detailed information on a specific type of case, please click on the page links on the right side of this page. Shay & Associates Law Firm is your advocacy and legal counsel group who can assist you in the pursuit of the guilty party who is responsible for your on the job injury and get you the maximum compensation for sustaining your traumatic injuries over the long term.