An Aggressive Repetitive Stress Injuries Lawyer in Kingsport, Tennessee Can Help
Injuries that build up over time can be painful and debilitating
People who are injured gradually over time think that their injuries don’t count, so they don’t report them. But given that repetitive stress injury (RSI) is now considered an actual category of injury, you don’t need to continue suffering in silence. If your injury is the result of a repetitive work-related activity, it makes sense to talk to Stephen L. Gilly, a repetitive stress injury attorney in Tennessee, about filing a workers’ compensation claim. You are sure to feel relieved once you do.
Repetitive stress injuries are a present-day work hazard
Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) — also known as repetitive strain injuries — are injuries caused by repetitive tasks. Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most widely known example of this type of injury. As a rule, repetitive stress injuries restrict movement and cause pain. They make simple daily tasks like grocery shopping, driving a car and even folding laundry difficult.
Many people fear that they will put their jobs at risk if they acknowledge their repetitive stress injuries. RSI is considered a bona fide workplace injury, it can be covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Employers are also not allowed to penalize workers for reporting such injuries.
RSIs in the workplace can be caused by several things:
The Tennessee repetitive stress injury attorneys at The Law Office of Stephen L. Gilly can help you obtain monetary and medical benefits for your injury.
Repetitive stress injury lawyers can help you file a workers’ compensation claim
We at The Law Office of Stephen L. Gilly can help coordinate all the documentation and assessments that are required by workers’ compensation adjusters in order to file an RSI claim. In addition, we can help you push for ergonomic improvements in your work environment so your injury does not worsen.
Be proactive about your workplace injury
Be proactive about your repetitive stress injury. Contact The Law Office of Stephen L. Gilly for help with a workers’ compensation claim. We don’t get paid unless your case is successful. You will be comfortable with our compassionate attorneys. We are located in Kingsport, and serve clients throughout Tennessee and Virginia. Call us at 423-246-3811 to arrange for a free initial consultation, or contact us online.