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Workplace injuries are unwelcome occurrences for any employee, and among them, repetitive motion injuries are not uncommon. At the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach, we offer our services as experienced Los Angeles and Encino repetitive motion injury attorneys to assist injured employees in securing their rightful workers’ compensation benefits. Our team is dedicated to conducting thorough investigations into injuries and handling any disputes involving employers or workers’ compensation insurance carriers.

Understanding Repetitive Motion Injuries

While common workplace injuries like tool mishaps, transportation accidents, and falls are widely recognized, repetitive motion injuries can be equally debilitating, leading to lost workdays. These injuries are also known as:

  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Cumulative motion injuries
  • Cumulative or repetitive trauma

Regardless of the terminology used, these injuries occur when a worker repeatedly performs the same motion. Typically, repetitive motion injuries develop gradually over months or even years. One well-known example is carpal tunnel syndrome, affecting approximately 2.7% of the total U.S. population.

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Industries Where Repetitive Motion Injuries Occur

Repetitive motion injuries can affect individuals across various industries. Our attorneys frequently encounter these injuries in job positions such as:

  • Product stockers
  • Cashiers
  • Receptionists
  • Assembly line workers
  • Construction workers
  • Manufacturing employees
  • Repetitive Motion Injury
  • Lifting Injury
  • Stress-related Injuries

Analysis of these jobs reveals that they often involve performing the same types of motion repeatedly throughout the workday. With proper training and ergonomic-focused equipment, many repetitive motion injuries can be prevented. This prevention is crucial because sustaining such an injury can lead to extensive medical bills, time away from work, diminished quality of life, and more.

Seeking Legal Assistance

If you or someone you know has suffered a repetitive motion and repetitive stress injury in the workplace, the Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach is here to help. We understand the challenges faced by workers dealing with these injuries. Unfortunately, there are instances where employers or insurance carriers deny claims related to repetitive motion injuries. Our team is committed to conducting thorough investigations to establish that the injury occurred in the workplace. We strive to ensure you receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and disability benefits if necessary.

For a free consultation with a Los Angeles or Encino repetitive motion injury attorney, contact us.

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