A torn rotator cuff injury is the last thing any worker expects. However, if you do sustain a torn rotator cuff in the workplace, it is vital that you get the compensation you deserve. At JML Law, we are ready to help you through this. Nobody should be denied coverage for an injury that happens in the workplace. Our knowledgeable and experienced team will investigate your incident and work to secure the compensation you deserve. Call our Riverside torn rotator cuff injury lawyer today.
What is a rotator cuff injury?
The rotator cuff is a capsule with fused tendons that support your arm at the shoulder joint. It is one of the most common, yet misunderstood areas we can injure. The most common causes of rotator cuff injuries are motions that are repeated over and over again.
- These injuries are commonly called repetitive stress injuries.
- Rotator cuff tears can also be the result of a single incident.
Workers in various industries are at risk of rotator cuff tears. Mechanics, clothing and retail workers, service industry workers, factory workers, and more are all at risk.
Those who suffer from rotator cuff injuries often describe the following symptoms:
- A dull ache deep in the shoulder
- Disturbed sleep
- Difficulty performing routine tasks associated with lifting the arm
- Arm weakness
How are rotator cuff injuries treated?
Treatment of rotator cuff injuries can take many forms, including:
- Physical therapy
- Cortisone shots
- Surgery and rehabilitation
- Joint replacement
If you suspect you have a shoulder injury due to a workplace incident or ongoing working conditions, seek medical attention immediately. These injuries need to be diagnosed by a doctor using X-rays, an MRI, or an ultrasound.
You should speak with a Riverside torn rotator cuff injury lawyer about your options. These injuries are often difficult to pinpoint on the workplace, and you could be denied the coverage you deserve.
What can happen after an injury like this?
Torn rotator cuffs can result in a lengthy recovery time that can impact your ability to earn an income. They can also affect your ability to perform everyday tasks like laundry, grocery shopping, and bathing. You may even be disabled due to the injury and unable to return to the same line of work.
What type of compensation will I get?
If you or someone you love has been injured at work, we know you need coverage. A torn rotator cuff is a serious injury that can have implications with your ability to work and live a normal life. At JML Law, we are here to help you get through this. Let our qualified and experienced team get to work on your case so we can secure the following:
- Coverage of your medical bills
- Compensation for lost income if you cannot work
- Coverage of physical therapy
- Loss of enjoyment of life damages
- Possible punitive damages
When you need a Riverside torn rotator cuff injury attorney, you can contact us by clicking here or calling us at 818-610-8800 for a free consultation today.
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