If you have suffered a medical condition that has developed over time because of repeated movements associated with a tool, machine or activity, an experienced personal injury lawyer can advise you if legal relief is available. At Staskus Law Firm, PC in San Jose, Kim David Staskus has spent more than four decades representing Northern Californians who’ve suffered repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) on the job. Our firm has the resources and experience necessary to bring claims for these injuries, whether they resulted from typing, working with a power tool or operating a machine. We can determine if liability exists and pursue reimbursement that fully accounts for the harm you’ve suffered.
Repetitive stress injuries are also known as cumulative trauma, repetitive strain injuries, and overuse injuries. These types of injuries can result in different conditions and symptoms but often involve pain, numbness, tingling, reduced range of motion in the affected area, or loss of strength or coordination. Employees may have a claim for RSIs when the injury renders them unable to perform their job or even complete simple, everyday actions. If you have experienced any of these symptoms and believe repetitive stress is to blame for your injury, we can let you know what your options are.
Many occupations require certain motions and actions to be repeated, creating a harmful impact on one or more parts of the body. Some of the conditions that are categorized as repetitive stress injuries include:
If you have experienced any of these repetitive motion injuries linked to your job, you might be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for lost wages, medical costs and other types of damages. As a personal injury attorney experienced in assisting clients with these claims, Kim David Staskus can help you get the benefits you deserve while you’re unable to work.
If you have been injured as a result of performing repetitive physical tasks on the job, Staskus Law Firm, PC in San Jose can assist you in seeking compensation for medical expenses and lost wages. Please call 408-966-9065 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation.