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A shoulder injury can damage your ability to earn a living. Bursitis pain, a torn rotator cuff or similar shoulder injuries can be disabling conditions. However, if your shoulder injury is job-related, your medical costs and lost wages should be covered by workers’ compensation.
The Orlando law firm of Frank M. Eidson, P.A., helps workers in central Florida who are sidelined by shoulder injuries to obtain the workers’ compensation benefits they deserve.
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A shoulder injury can involve not only your shoulder joint but also surrounding muscles, tendons, ligaments and other soft tissue. The injury can cause continuous pain or weakness in your arm. It can also limit your motion.
Some of the most common shoulder injuries are:
Shoulder injuries in the workplace are typically caused by repeated overhead lifting. If you work in a warehouse or store, you might hurt your shoulder by constantly stocking shelves or moving heavy boxes. Any excessive, repetitive overhead motion can cause wear and tear.
Two other common causes of shoulder injuries are:
A shoulder injury is a type of musculoskeletal disorder. Workers who face a heightened risk of shoulder injuries are those who engage in:
You need to meet many deadlines and requirements when you seek workers’ compensation benefits in Florida. If you have never done this before, it may be confusing and difficult to get through this process.
A lawyer from Frank M. Eidson, P.A., can help you to avoid mistakes that could prove costly to your claim. We can assist in applying for benefits, appealing denied claims and pursuing other options. For instance, in some cases, you may be able to pursue a third-party injury claim against a party who caused your shoulder injury.
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