repetitive strain injury

Repetitive Strain Injury

Repetitive Strain Injury Compensation A repetitive strain occurs when you do the same motion over and over again, eventually resulting in a nagging pain in a muscle, nerve or tendon that becomes worse with continued overuse. This happens with regularity on the job. A number of occupations require repetitive movements that can cause long-term harm […]

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workers comp mistakes

Top 4 Mistakes You Are Making and Don’t Even Know It

1. Posting your activities on social media.  Your employer or their insurance company will often conduct surveillance on injured workers to see how active they are in their daily lives. Often, they will contact  your coworkers, who may be “friends” with you, or hire a company that will conduct a search of your social media […]

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What is an IME?

If you are wondering what is an IME, an IME stands for Independent Medical Exam. This is when the workers’ comp carrier hires their own doctor to examine you and answer questions for the insurance company.  That doctor is not acting as a treating physician and he or she does not owe you any duty […]

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