Carpal Tunnel & Repetitive Trauma Injuries Attorney

Carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive trauma injuries are becoming more common among workers. Workers' compensation laws exist to protect employees against these work-related injuries. If you suspect that your carpal tunnel syndrome is due to work-related tasks, you may be entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits.

The George Pearson Law Firm provides detailed representation for clients in Topeka and Northeast Kansas in their workers' compensation cases. I can fight on your side to negotiate a fair settlement with the insurance company for your work-related injuries.

What are Repetitive Trauma Injuries?

Also referred to as "repetitive stress injuries" and "repetitive motion injuries," repetitive trauma injuries are permanent or temporary injuries to the wrist, elbow, shoulder, and other joints, which are caused by performing a particular motion over and over again. Carpal tunnel syndrome is an example of a common repetitive stress injury. The condition is often suffered by employees who work on assembly lines or use computer keyboards.

Common Repetitive Trauma Injuries

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), repetitive stress injuries are the most common and costly occupational health problem in the nation. These conditions affect numerous American workers, causing some of them to be absent from work for 31 days or more. Likewise, these repetitive motion injuries cost employers an estimated $80 billion a year. Some common repetitive trauma injuries include:

Why Do You Need an Experienced Attorney?

Workers' compensation laws in Kansas are created to help people get their rightful compensation and benefits after suffering work-related injuries. However, successfully collecting workers' compensation benefits is not always as easy as it should be.
Because repetitive motion injuries develop gradually over time, it can be difficult to prove that your injury is work-related — especially if you try to handle your case on your own. Your employer's insurance company might even argue that you didn't sustain the injury while working for that particular employer. This is why you need the help of an experienced workers' compensation attorney.

At the George Pearson Law Firm, I have dedicated my career to representing clients on matters of personal injury and workers' compensation. I will examine your situation carefully before moving forward with your claim. I will fight tirelessly on your side for the benefits you need. Above all, I will handle all communications and negotiations with the insurance company while putting your interests first.

Experienced Workers' Compensation Attorney

If you've been injured at work or are suffering from an injury caused by work-related stress, contact the George Pearson Law Firm today for a free consultation. I will meet with you to discuss your situation and determine the best strategy to help you with your workers' compensation claim. I serve clients in Topeka, Emporia, Hiawatha, Holton, and all of Northeast Kansas.