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The risk of repetitive stress injuries in the workplace is a growing concern in Colorado and nationwide. At the Law Offices of W. Dan Mahoney, P.C., we recognize the importance of understanding workers’ compensation for these injuries and ensuring employees know their rights. Here is all you need to know about worker’s compensation injuries related to repetitive stress at work.
Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) are a category of work-related injuries that result from repetitive motion, forceful exertions, and awkward postures. These injuries, often called musculoskeletal disorders, encompass a wide range of conditions. Whether you are typing at a computer, working on an assembly line, or performing other repetitive tasks, you could be at risk of developing an RSI.
Some common examples of RSIs include;
In Colorado, workers’ compensation laws are designed to protect employees injured on the job, including those with RSIs. The workers’ compensation system is a no-fault insurance program, meaning that injured employees do not need to prove fault on the part of their employer to receive benefits.
For you to be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in Colorado, you must meet several key criteria:
Colorado’s workers’ compensation system covers a range of benefits for employees with RSIs. These benefits may include:
Remember, time is of the essence. Reporting the injury promptly, seeking medical care, and filing a claim within the required timeframe are essential steps to ensure that you receive the benefits you deserve. Delaying any of these actions can result in complications with your claim.
Handling the workers’ compensation process can be complex, and it is not uncommon for legitimate claims to be denied or for benefits to be underpaid. If you are in this situation, you should seek the guidance of an experienced workers’ compensation attorney. Our attorneys at the Law Offices of W. Dan Mahoney, P.C. can help you obtain the necessary evidence, get through the administrative procedures, and represent your interests in any disputes.
If you or a loved one has suffered a repetitive stress injury at work, do not hesitate to contact our experienced attorneys at the Law Offices of W. Dan Mahoney, P.C. for guidance and representation. Your well-being and livelihood are our top priorities, and we are committed to helping you secure the benefits you rightfully deserve. We are always ready to help.